Monthly Archives: December 2008


Our year at the Cromwell Valley CSA, in picturesFrom the first pickup, which included garlic scapes, a vegetable I’d never heard of (May 31st): To a lot of peas, which we helped pick (June 15th) To “the beans, oh the … Continue reading

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Homemade Christmas

***Jon and Leah, if you haven’t gotten your box yet, don’t read any further until you have!*** So this year, Nik and I decided to try to do a local, homemade Christmas, as much as we could.  This mostly translated … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve Party Appetizer Recipes

(Or if you’re Zona, New Year’s Eve/Birthday/Anniversary Party Appetizer Recipes) Here are a few of my favorite party appetizers, in case you’re looking for something to serve at your New Year’s Eve party, or take with you to whatever party … Continue reading

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Going on Vacation!

We’re leaving this afternoon to drive to DC.  We’ll stay with Andreas and Nikki overnight and then fly to Orlando from Dulles in the morning!  I think this may be the first time in my life (adult life, that is) … Continue reading

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Mystery solved

The evidence: 1.  For Nikki’s baby shower, before Alex was born, Tina and I hosted a tea for her.  For this, we baked scones, in Tina’s oven.  And I burned them – badly.  I felt horrible – I was watching … Continue reading

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The Last Post for the Night, I promise!

Mom asked me to post of a picture of Alex, Nik’s nephew.  I like to call him “East Coast Alex” to distinguish him from Chris and Katie’s daughter Alex, who was born only a few hours before this Alex.  So … Continue reading

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Project #1 – Check! Pictures and a Cafe Curtain Tutorial

I’ve finished my first project of the break!  This turned to be a really easy project even though it of course took me longer than I expected it too. First, let me show you what I’ve been wanting to replace … Continue reading

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(For the uninitiated, that’s “Hi and Goodbye”.  Name that movie!)Nik has transformed our cooking experience.  He wanted us to have better pans and also to eliminate our old, scratched, non-stick pans that were probably poisoning us.  We’ve been meaning to … Continue reading

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Delicata Squash Seeds

Last Saturday, I blogged about the Delicata squash seeds that I had just roasted.  They were SO good and tiny and cute too.  So here’s a picture to prove how small they are.  They’re in a miniature bread pan plus … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas! We love and miss you all!Rejoice for Christ our Savior is born!

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