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Mar

25

Thyme Roast Chicken with
Root Vegetables and Pears

Well, long time no see, eh blog world? It’s not that I haven’t been thinking of you. Oh no, quite the contrary. I have thought of you constantly–what should my next post be? What photos will I take? When will I find the time to take them, edit them, post them and then write some […]

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Mar

04

Small Changes, Big Difference

New Years Day came and went and I did not make any resolutions.  However, I did get engaged! And then, in the days that followed, I forgot all about resolutions and instead started planning a wedding! I spent DAYS, not hours, on Pinterest pinning ideas for wedding updos, dresses, event sites, color-boards (which was a […]

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Feb

18

Self-medicating with chocolate

  It’s snowing in Chicago. Again. I’m sorry, I’m sure this news is boring you. It’s certainly boring me. Well, not so much boring as making me horribly depressed and unmotivated. Sigh. I did just get back from vacation to a very warm location: the Philippines. It was 80+ degrees and the feeling of the […]

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Jan

27

Coconut Curry Vegetable Soup

It’s been cold here in Chicago. Like really cold. We have had snow on the ground at varying amounts since early December. At most we have had two feet and on average about four to six inches. While I know the Polar Vortex has been affecting large parts of the United States, it does seem […]

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Jan

03

Fresh Start

Here I sit with a glass of champagne, still carbonated though we opened it almost 48 hours ago. What? It would be a shame to pour it out. Why do we even have left over Champagne? I don’t know! I mean, we had plenty to celebrate–JB proposed! It was a perfect way to ring in […]

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