Monthly Archives: July 2013

A Dirty Dawg Birthday

The DD celebrated her 1st birthday awhile back, but since it was amid two actual children’s birthdays and one graduation, it got shuffled to the back; however, we did manage celebrate with a peanut butter flavored cupcake and a birthday … Continue reading

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Santa Rosa Farmer’s Market Sampling

First stop at any farmer’s market? Coffee! The gentlemen at the  Bella Rosa coffee booth gave a nice overview of what they were selling and serving. We opted for the mildest offering and waited for the pour-over method to be … Continue reading

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William, Kate, and George Vs Kimye

                                  I realize this is the photo seen ’round the world by now. However, I am still marveling that within 24 hours after giving … Continue reading

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An Adventure in Healdsburg

  Jimtown Store (www.jimtown.com), found nestled in the vineyards of the Alexander Valley was the perfect jumping off point for a morning spent in Healdsburg. We started off with a bacon/egg sandwich, a dried sour cherry scone with strawberry/rhubard jam, … Continue reading

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A Deconstructed Pesto With Arugula, Basil, and Italian Parsley

    This recipe is from one of my favorite old time cookbooks, San Francisco A la Carte, by the San Francisco Junior League, as requested by my newly minted 10 year old niece. It is a simple recipe with the … Continue reading

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‘Acceptable’ PJs

http://www.victoriassecret.com/sleepwear/pajamas/cotton-mayfair-boxer-pajama?ProductID=113673&CatalogueType=OLS Please excuse the provocative image… As opposed to ‘unacceptable pjs’ that may, or may not, involve cotton kitten nightshirts with holes in the arm pit and/or mismatched tops and bottoms, or my personal fave, sweats. I would show a … Continue reading

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The Back Deck

The back deck, off my second story ‘Master Bedroom’ has been a bone of contention between me and moi. It is ugly, with few redeeming qualities, other than some extra square footage. Each time I look out the slider, I … Continue reading

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