Monthly Archives: March 2007

2 things you didn’t know about me until this very moment

I forgot to put any kind of styling product in my hair this morning and didn’t realize it until I went to the bathroom a couple of hours after the mess on my head had dried. Imagine my surprise when … Continue reading

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Lemon Cheesecake with Shortbread Cookie Crust and Raspberry Sauce

Cheesecake recipe adapted from LEMON CHEESECAKE WITH SHORTBREAD COOKIE CRUST at Recipe by Executive Pastry Chef James Irby, Kuleto’s Trattoria, Burlingame, CA Raspberry Sauce adapted from The Cake Bible by Rose Levy Beranbaum Ingredients: For shortbread crust: 1/2 cup … Continue reading

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10 things you didn’t know about Sophie

She: upgraded her nickname for herself from Sose to Sosie. wore rainbow leggings all weekend (to bed and all day long). By request. “Ray Bo. Pants. ‘kay.” She got very upset when we had to take them off to change … Continue reading

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I got home today to find Sophie and Aaron walking around outside. Temperatures topped 60° and it was sunny and lovely. Sophie had a blast splashing in the puddles, much to Aaron’s chagrin (he’s a wimp and doesn’t want to … Continue reading

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Seventeen Months!

Sophie’s taking a bath. Aaron is helping. They are singing the alphabet together. She can get all the way up to about “j” by herself if she’s playing around. The minute she sees we are intently listening, she stops. She’ll … Continue reading

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Happy First Day of Spring!

Too bad it’s about 20° outside at the moment. I’ve helped organize a “Spring-off!” at work – basically two cooking competitions: one is a soup/chowder/chili cook-off and the other is a cookie/bar bake-off. I made a yummy crockpot soup by … Continue reading

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Weekend Recap

We ended up getting about 13 inches of very heavy, icy snow (at least that’s what Aaron says) by the time we woke up Saturday morning. And we had been planning on leaving around 9 to head down to my … Continue reading

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Spring has sprung! Oh, wait…never mind…

For the last few days, temperatures have been in the balmy 50-60 degree range. No coats! Sunshine! Actual robins out and about on the remaining old, dirty snowbanks. The witch-hazel bush in the backyard is blooming with pretty yellow flowers. … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Cup Brownie Bottom Cheesecake

Here is my official entry into this month’s “Hay, Hay, it’s Donna Day” #10 -Cheesecake contest. Update: Peabody’s round-up of all the entries. Voting runs through March 24. There was no way I was not going to enter this one. … Continue reading

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Save Veronica Mars!

Call The CW’s Viewer Comment Line – you can call The CW’s Viewer Comment Line at (818) 977-6878 and leave a comment about how much you love Veronica Mars, how disappointed you are that it has been replaced by Search … Continue reading

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