Monthly Archives: February 2011

Snowy Jeans Friday

It is snowing. Again. The cruelty this time around lies in the fact that it was 55 degrees a week ago. I’m praying to the baby Jesus that it doesn’t last / stick, but you just never know with this … Continue reading

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Gumbo with Shrimp and Andouille Sausage

I often speak of my fiancee Ross begging for certain meals. Items with chorizo and sweet potato, as well as curry, are typical requests. Well, lately he’s been quite adamant that I make gumbo. Ok, I make it sound like … Continue reading

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Plaid Attack

PLEASE NOTE: I am aware that the pose below looks like a model from a 1980′s J.C.Penney catalog. Please forgive me. I was running late for work and took these myself. Ugh. Anywho, I’m back after a few days away … Continue reading

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How to Cook a Lobster

I know this may seem like a mundane and simplistic post, but I have found that a lot of people don’t know how to cook a Maine lobster. Though it is a simple process, it is a process. To get … Continue reading

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Navy Blue: Color or Neutral

Is anyone else of the opinion that navy blue can be used both as a neutral and as a color? When I put this outfit together I thought, “Oh, I’ll just add a navy cardigan and boots to add a … Continue reading

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Dog Birthday Cake

It’s no lie. I’m not trying to hide it. I’m a crazy dog lady. More specifically, I’m a crazy pug lady. If it weren’t for Ross I would live alone with 10 pugs, with my puggle Franklin as the ring … Continue reading

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This is my Valentine’s outfit (sorta).

Happy Valentine’s Day all! Every V-Day in Portland a mystery person (or persons) papers the city with red hearts, covering the doors of most downtown businesses. My office did not escape this year: Though I may not be a big … Continue reading

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80′s Belt Renewed

This outfit is basically the laziest combination of clothes ever. I just combined three of my favorite closet staples at the same time. Ah, comfort. Sometimes you just have to go with what you know works for you. What could … Continue reading

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Coconut Curry Crock Pot Chicken

Lately I have been on a roll with recipes that photograph looking like steaming piles of poo. Exhibits A, and B. I swear they look prettier in person! Well, this one doesn’t look super purrty either, but it’s beyond easy … Continue reading

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My Birthday Suit

I’m not one of those obnoxious people that runs around screaming about their birthday. Ok, maybe I am, just a little bit. IT’S MY BIRTHDAY! WOOP WOOP! Enough shameless celebration, it is my birthday, but I still need to go … Continue reading

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