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I suck at blogging

If you’re like me, you probably had, oh, I don’t know, 45 false starts at journaling over the years. My pattern was consistent: buy (or accept the gift of) a pretty new journal, write one or two ernest posts, tuck

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So if you haven’t been blogging…

…what have you been doing, exactly? Pitifully little in my spare time, now that you mention it. But thanks for asking. What I have been doing is working like crazy on launching an interactive product for 3rd-5th grade classrooms called

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Tamales…take two

Many months ago my cooking club came over and we tackled what we thought would be authentic and delicious tamales. Authentic tamales = lard. But within moments of opening the ominous looking tub of Manteca I knew we’d made a

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Everything’s Better with Bourbon: The Holiday Cookie Edition

I co-hosted a holiday cookie exchange at work and loved showing off my favorite holiday cookie: Bourbon Balls. Bourbon’s having its moment right now and the hipsters can’t get enough. I’m told there’s a potential bourbon shortage so there’s a

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Small apartment Christmas tree solution

Came up with this one when I was still in my 400 sq foot studio and rolled it out this year since we’re not going to be around for the whole holiday so a tree seemed wasteful. Two nails, a

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Two hours, one skein of yarn, one awesome cowl

Super quick and fun project for a friend’s upcoming birthday. Got the pattern free with the yarn from my favorite SF yarn shop: Imagiknit

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Creamed corn: My new favorite side dish

Oh…oh my god. Oh…wow. Wow. I mean, wow.¬†Why didn’t I make five times as much of tonight’s dinner? D is having some dental work done and is under doctor’s orders to avoid all chewing for three weeks. This has meant

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