Monthly Archives: June 2010

Farmers’ Market Stir Fry

After visiting the Farmers’ Market on Saturday I had some lovely produce just begging to be cooked up into something delicious.  Three of the stars were a head of bok choy, garlic scapes and black bean tempeh. I had never … Continue reading

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1940′s Style

I visited my parents last weekend and found some fabulous old photos from the 1940′s and 1950′s.  This has to be one of my favorites. This is a photo taken on my grandparents’ wedding day in 1946. The two on … Continue reading

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Check out this blog!

Check out my friend Jess’s great blog, 365 Days of 27: An Experiment in Failure.  Follow her as she enjoys life while gradually changing her lifestyle to lead to a positive, happy outcome. She’s also super funny, so you’ll giggle … Continue reading

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Vintage Floral

I love this great vintage dress I picked up at Find in Portland.  I would guess that it’s from the early 1980′s, but I’m really not sure.  In any case I love the style of it and the print is … Continue reading

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Farmer’s Market Saturday

I love the Portland Farmer’s Markets. There are three of them per week during the growing season, Monday and Wednesday in Monument Square and Saturday in Deering Oaks Park.  On Saturday morning I rode my bike over to the park … Continue reading

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The Gift of Food

For the past two Father’s Days I’ve given my Dad a bunch of frozen food. Well, not just any frozen food, but homemade frozen food.  You see, my Dad is a wonderful man and I couldn’t have asked for a … Continue reading

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Grilled Pizza

Most Fridays Ross and I make pizza.  Typically we bake it in a 450* oven on a pizza stone for 15 minutes or so. We love it because we can get creative with toppings and it tastes way better than … Continue reading

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Casual Friday – White Denim

Happy Friday!  Fridays at my office are casual – so that means jeans! I wasn’t feeling pants today so I dug into the deep crevices of my jeans drawer and came out with this white denim skirt I haven’t worn … Continue reading

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My little garden

As a former New Yorker / daughter of a self-professed non-green thumb (sorry mom!) I am not exactly adept at gardening. But, after moving to Portland two years ago I was inspired to start a small potted herb garden. Last … Continue reading

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Baked Pasta with White Bean Sauce

I love beans. In fact, if I had all the money and time in the world, I would open a restaurant called Lulee Bean’s Cafe in which every single dish would include a bean of some sort (including dessert).  Though … Continue reading

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