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the nine days: day 1

Today begins The Nine Days, a time period in Jewish tradition where we are in deep mourning regarding the destruction of the Temple. During this time, we don’t eat meat or drink wine, so I will be switching things up a little on this blog and posting each of the nine days with a meatless meal – the one we will be eating that night. 305 more words


Home Fries

My friend and her family generously gave me some of their surplus potatoes and home-grown herbs and onions a few days ago. When I got home, I set to work steeping an ample bunch of lemon balm leaves with lemon verbena tea bags to make a pitcher of iced tea. 574 more words


Feastly Fun - Part One

For those of you who are wondering what Feastly is, let me tell you. It’s this wonderful website that connects people who love being a part of new dining experiences with those who love to cook for others.  491 more words

Fun Stuff

Day 7: Book Review: David Lebovitz's "The Sweet Life in Paris"

If you area an aspiring French Chef with smart sense of humor, this is the book for you! Or if you are anything like me and just like to cook and laugh, its the book for you, too! 421 more words


Friday Links

This week went by ridiculously quickly, well that’s not quite right Monday and Tuesday dragged and then on Wednesday my brain got full up and the rest of the week flew by. 103 more words


Five Things Friday

1. Nail polish guide on Cupcakes and Cashmere, a favourite blog of mine. I’m big on opaque colours too so I enjoyed this little list. … 120 more words

Being A Mama

Ten Things Thursday: fave blogs

I know, I ask you guys to read a lot of ridiculous stuff. Case in point.

But I can do better. And by that, I mean I can tell you to read stuff that isn’t written by me. 489 more words

Ten Things Thursday