Monthly Archives: October 2011

Cranberry Walnut Carrot Bread. It’s No Chocolate Cake, But it Will Do.

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What I really want, every day of my life for the rest of my life, is chocolate cake with chocolate frosting. Or brownies would do. Or even a bar of good dark chocolate. Or hell, even just a handful of … Continue reading

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Hearty Vegetarian Minestrone

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I’m on a soup kick. The weather is getting colder, and when that happens, a little switch flips on in my head and I start bustling about complaining that I’m cold and frantically cooking giant vats of soup. And mind … Continue reading

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Autumn Orange Bourbon Ginger Tea

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“Look how far you’ve come!” This is definitely in my top ten phrases used for self-confidence boosting, motivation, and general mood enhancement. It’s a good one, one that reminds me to look backward instead of forward for a moment. I … Continue reading

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The Cost of a Portland Getaway

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Now that Carla has left her corporate job, we’re supposed to be watching our spending. We now earn less than half what we earned before, and that means making changes to the way we live and how we spend our … Continue reading

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