Monthly Archives: August 2010

Day at the Fair


Hello again, it seems like forever since we last put up a posting – sorry about that, life and a wet basement got in the way of sharing our most recent outing, the Montgomery County Fair. Fairs can’t help but … Continue reading

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Homemade Pasta


Even though I ate almost exclusively Italian food as a child, I didn’t grow up making pasta at home.  My 100% Irish mother (hi Mom!) is an amazing cook, and perfected the Italian family favorites, but for some reason we … Continue reading

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Summer Bounty: Plums


Sometimes you have a lot of one thing, and just need to use it before it needs to be thrown out.  Sometimes, in the midst of the heat of summer, that thing is a plum.  Or, two pounds of a … Continue reading

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Kitchen Reveal!


We are 99% done with the kitchen renovation.  The contractor still has some minor things to do this week, but we are up and running, and ready to present the final project. Let’s first remind ourselves where we started, just … Continue reading

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A New Quintet


Great quintets are a rare find in almost any genre, under any situation.  There just aren’t that many of them.  Duos, trios, quartets, these are a dime a dozen, but fives, you probably need to stop and think about these for a … Continue reading

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Pizza, the great go-to food


(Quick kitchen update– as you may have noticed from the silence, things have slowed down.  We’re so close we can taste it…but not quite there yet) We have been trying to stay positive about our lack of a fully-functional kitchen … Continue reading

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Oh, and another thing…


We were really hoping to have new pictures of the kitchen to get the week going on a high note, but alas, you will have to use your imaginations a little while longer. Yesterday was a day that felt like … Continue reading

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