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seattle picnic lovers adventure society

August 9, 2012


Earlier this summer I hosted the second edition of the Seattle Picnic Lovers Adventure Society’s (SPLAS) summer picnics. Here’s how SPLAS works: There are a number of under-utilized parks in the City of Seattle – places with great views, an abundance of picnic tables, grills, etc. and no one is taking advantage of them! With […]

Adventures in Ice Cream Making

May 25, 2012


I was gifted an ice cream maker earlier this week, right in time for Memorial Day Weekend and the official start of summer. I was so excited to start mixing and churning, but I didn’t really know which recipe to start with, so I turned to the ice cream expert in my family, my lovely […]

service girls, august 2011

September 12, 2011


August’s Service Girls call was helping to clean up after Camp Erin, a weekend bereavement/grief camp for children who have experienced the death of someone close to them. Camp Erin is a program of The Moyer Foundation, which was founded in 2000 by MLB-star Jamie Moyer and his wife. From the website: It is a […]

this is delicious: summer corn chowder with bacon

August 24, 2011


If you’re faced with the “problem” of having just a little bit of everything and a whole lot of corn in ¬†your refrigerator, do as I did and make your own “souped up” (get it?!) version of this corn chowder. Summer Corn Chowder with Bacon I discovered this recipe as part of my Iron Chef: […]

summer reading list

June 21, 2011


Summer is here and Seattle is celebrating with a sunny, 77 degree day. I drank a giant Americano yesterday at 2pm which resulted in a terrible night of sleep, but at least I am up early and ready to enjoy a busy busy day. I have been building my summer reading list over the past […]

kendall getting (got) married

June 20, 2011


As I mentioned in the toast, Kendall’s name was never the first to come out of anyone’s mouth when we speculated about who would be the first person to get married. We definitely laughed that she would probably be the first person to have a child, given her general hatred of them – so that […]


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