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Elephants, Inspiration, and Sage, Apple, And Cheddar Scones

I wanted to see the elephants. I wanted to do something different with my day. While out for my early morning run, I took a different turn from my usual route so that I would run past the zoo and see … Continue reading

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Hello, Tom. And Other Seattle Eats.

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There is a trend happening in the food and restaurant world, and it goes hand in hand with doing things more sustainably, and using fresh, local ingredients. This trend is toward doing a few things – just a few things … Continue reading

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Vegan and Gluten-Free Wedding Cupcakes

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This weekend I attended a wedding. It was meant to be an outdoor wedding in a big beautiful field in the South Valley of Albuquerque. But if you’ve ever spent springtime in the southwest, you know that there is potential … Continue reading

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Thank You, Thank You, Chocolate, Chocolate

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It’s hard for me not to work hard. It doesn’t matter what I’m doing; I like to do things well, and I like to stay busy. I also care about the people I work with and I never want them … Continue reading

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Work Injuries and Kitchen Healing. Morning Glory Muffins.

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So, I’ve been diagnosed with bilateral tendonitis of the wrists and forearms. And I’m on a modified work schedule. Light-duty stuff, no massage, total drag. It’s not like I didn’t see it coming. I’m small and I have tiny little … Continue reading

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Back to Basics. Blueberry Muffins.

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I used to enjoy grocery shopping. I loved taking the time to plan a week’s worth of meals and think about what I would feature on my blog. I would spend an hour or two searching for recipes and perusing … Continue reading

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Cookies, Cookies, Holiday Cookies!

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Gifts come in all shapes and sizes. When I was about five years old, my family visited a friend’s house in Flagstaff, Arizona. It’s not hard to find forest in Flagstaff. It’s basically everywhere around you, and I have a … Continue reading

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Vegan Pear Bourbon Cobbler and a Little Bit About Growing Up

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We spent our Thanksgiving this year as we have for the past several years, celebrating with close friends early in the evening and lingering into the night singing songs, enjoying each other’s company, and getting second and third helpings of … Continue reading

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You Know What? Ginger Cookies, That’s What.

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A few days ago I got up early to go for a run. It was still dark outside. So dark, in fact, that I couldn’t run along the bosque trail where I usually run. I simply couldn’t see and I … Continue reading

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You Say Soufflé, I Say Soufflandwich.

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I have long been a fan of the scrambled egg sandwich. I have a very fond childhood memory of my mom making scrambled-egg sandwiches for dinner one night. I was young enough that “breakfast for dinner” was still shocking, nutty … Continue reading

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