Monthly Archives: September 2004

the check is in the mail

Would it surprise you to know that I don’t like plain checks? Bah! So boring! I usually order my checks from Rosencrantz & Gildenstern. I have also ordered some Shag checks. Lately, though, I have been ordering checks from those … Continue reading

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goo goo gougeres

Gougeres are my favorite appetizer as of late. I mean, how can you go wrong with a cheesy little bite-sized puff? I call these “American-sized” gougeres. Basically, I am too lazy to make proper-sized gougeres, so I just drop big … Continue reading

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there are no coincidences

Hey all you pop, soda, coke, kako, tonic drinkers! Mary brought up jimmies, and I adore jimmies, so I thought I should talk about how wonderful they are. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the term, jimmies are … Continue reading

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soda pop

Do you say soda or pop? I think I generally say soda nowadays, but when I was a kid, I think I said pop. People in Portland say pop, I guess. Anyway, I went to that nut house place that … Continue reading

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more totes

I’ve been sewing a bit on my new machine, but I haven’t done anything beyond a straight stitch! This weekend I made this little reversible tote. Here are the two sides: I watched that new Hawaii show last night just … Continue reading

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the candy man can

Yesterday Peter brought home a paper bag and handed it to me. Guess what was inside? I nearly hyperventilated. Can you BELIEVE it? I’ve been wanting to try Valomilks for a while now! He got these at a little nut … Continue reading

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pasta incognito

There’s something about orzo that I find captivating. I don’t know if it’s because it is pasta disguised as rice, the whole yin-yang/carb-carb thing, but I just like it. This orzo salad is adapted from a recipe from Bon Appetit. … Continue reading

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miniature donuts

I’ve been getting some nice little packages in the mail lately, thanks to my blogging buddies (Joanna, Carolyn, Thuy, Jennifer, to name a few). Today I got some items that just blew me away, so you’ve got to take a … Continue reading

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embrace the lull

I think I might start knitting one of my ArtFibers projects next, but in the meantime, I’m just enjoying the In-betweenness of Knitting. Besides, it’s too hot to start a project right now (if that makes any sense). So last … Continue reading

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