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Here’s to a lush and beautiful spring we are beginning to witness!  The flowers are making their way up from the Central Valley’s almond orchards and vernal pool circles to the Yosemite Bug Rustic Mountain Resort and it’s Mariposa Lilies and Shooting Stars up to the High Sierras flowers like this Monkeyflower I found in a stream.   426 more words


Week Seven ~ Easter

 Friday, March 25, 2016

I have been looking forward to tonight all week. It’s Kim’s Good Friday Party! Our contribution is a potato dish and also I am taking a platter of veggies and dip. 133 more words

Weight Loss

Easter Dinner at Blue Mediterranean

When I was a kid, Easter was one of my favorite holidays. I loved Easter egg hunts and of course, all of the candy. We weren’t really church going people, but my extended family is, and we would usually all gather for Easter dinner at my grandmother’s house. 182 more words

The Bronx Socialite

The goal of parenting...

I discovered a new goal of parenting a couple of weeks ago when my daughter called.

“Would you mind…,” she began, “if we host the Easter dinner this year?” 668 more words


Braised Lamb Shanks with Sweet Potato Polenta

Braised Lamb Shanks

Extra-virgin olive oil
4 lamb shanks (each about 1 1/4 pounds; 1 shank is a portion)
Kosher salt
1 large Spanish onion or 2 small yellow onions, cut into 1-inch dice… 385 more words


Cooking Easter Lamb in a Work Zone

We’re a little more than a week into our kitchen work and it’s going really well. In fact, the kitchen really looks like a kitchen again and it feels good. 304 more words


WIP Thursday

Well the story is this folks, I have not knit a stitch on the cellular baby blanket in two weeks.  What gives?  Well, I was a little busy preparing for and getting through the Easter holiday weekend.  107 more words