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“Instructions for living a life: Pay attention. Be astonished. Tell about it.” ― Mary Oliver

Another year in the books…

Happy New Year friends and readers! No, I wasn’t buried under the piles of snow we’ve already received here in beautiful Minnesnowta, more like buried in the holiday hustle and … Continue reading

January 4, 2014 · 2 Comments

Turning 8-years-old? A piece of cake!

I’m not sure how it happened, but our oldest daughter, Lauren, is suddenly eight-years-old! It is true that the days sometimes pass slowly, but the years fly by. {Lauren five … Continue reading

December 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Give thanks today and every day

Happy Thanksgiving! After spending a fun day with our family and seeing everyone’s posts today on Facebook and Instagram sharing their gratitude lists, I wondered…could we all give thanks not just … Continue reading

November 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Preparing for Thanksgiving

The busy holiday season is upon us. Of course, I’m aware that it seems all of the seasons are the “busy ones” these days. If you don’t believe me, just … Continue reading

November 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Disney magic on the high seas

As winter threatens its arrival here in the very northern state of Minnesota, its inhabitants make preparations. We have our furnaces and fireplaces inspected, we test start our snowblowers (or … Continue reading

November 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Curb appeal: Part 2

This is the second in what will have to be a series…the last will not be ready until spring 2014. Back in the summer, we had our house painted. It … Continue reading

November 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Good restaurants in a town where few actually eat

My visits in August to LA and Orange County already seem like eons ago, though only two months have passed. That could be attributed to the fact that it is … Continue reading

November 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Bon appétit!

Those who know my husband and I at all know that our travels are usually very food-centric… many times we plan itineraries, if not the entire destination, based on what and … Continue reading

November 1, 2013 · 2 Comments

I love Paris in the springtime

Or so the song goes. I actually wouldn’t know, never having been to “The City of Light” in the spring.  I did get to spend a few days in Paris … Continue reading

October 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Getting ready for Umami, remembering Travail

The chefs at local restaurant Travail Kitchen & Amusements have done it again. This time with their pop-up style dinners, hosted at friends of the restaurant’s spaces. While their Robbinsdale … Continue reading

October 24, 2013 · 2 Comments

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