Monthly Archives: December 2007

The initial verdict

It’s good! Not like normal pumpkin pie (the pumpkin is in big chunks) but still tastes good.  Nik is reserving final judgment for when it cools down!

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Local or organic?

Nik found this interesting article the other day.  Which is better?  Local vs. organic?  Is local the new organic?  It’s worth the longish read – definitely food for thought. 

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Pumpkin pie in a pumpkin?

I read a random snippet about how pumpkin pie first started because the Pilgrims poured milk, sugar, and spices into a pumpkin and roasted the whole thing over the fire.  The next time I was at the farmers’ market, I … Continue reading

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I scared Nik

This morning, I was towel drying my hair to get some extra water out of it after my shower and managed to move my neck wrong.  It hurt really badly, surprising so.  I continued with my routine, putting gel on … Continue reading

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Alexander Panos!! 70 pictures, 70 cards, 70 envelopes, two paper cutters, 140 blue triangles,  and lots of glue later, our birthday present to Nikki (my sister-in-law) is finished!

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Look at those bangs!

Here’s a little update on the bangs-growing-out progress: They’re long! Here’s the happy couple (with my current perennial problem – hair in my eyes)! And here they are!

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