Monthly Archives: March 2011

Black Bean Meatballs (aka Bean Balls)

I have an obsession with beans. They’re quick, easy, tasty, healthy and full of protein and fiber. Love the little buggers – we eat them ALL THE TIME in my house. In fact, we eat them so often that I … Continue reading

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Sergeant Turtle

Why may you ask am I “Sergeant Turtle” in this outfit? Well I’m combining the military look with spring’s hottest trend – the turtleneck!!! Oh wait, turtlenecks aren’t hot for spring? They’re actually intended for old ladies with poor circulation … Continue reading

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Baked Chocolate Donut Holes

When I set out to make this recipe I did not intend to make baked donut holes. No no, my friends, I had been down the baked donuts road before. Ross was thoroughly unimpressed with the results, and I have … Continue reading

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Maple Sunday

Every year Maine celebrates a state-wide “Maple Sunday” where many of the area’s sugarhouses open their doors for a pancake breakfast. Though the temps were frigid (like, stupidly cold) we braved the weather for some syrupy goodness. We went with … Continue reading

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Outfit Rut

I am in a total outfit rut. Lately all I’ve felt like wearing is my uniform: pencil skirt + boots + fitted top and/or cardigan + long necklace or scarf = uniform. I want to wear springy things but it’s … Continue reading

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Roasted Rutabaga Soup with Bacon

March is an evil, fickle month. On Friday it was 67*. Saturday morning it snowed. Sunday it was sunny, but cold and windy. Since the cold weather temps are lingering a bit longer than I would prefer, I’m still in … Continue reading

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Crazy Dog Lady

What a weekend! On Friday it was 67*F and sunny, our first real hint of spring. I threw on my favorite sandals and took Franklin for a nice long walk, then got ice cream. It was just that nice. On … Continue reading

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Sail Ready and a Little Love for Japan

The temps have been damn near tropical (50 in March in Maine is as tropical as you’re going to get) so it has me feeling light and springy. I’ve also been seeing lots of preppy accessories floating around the interwebs … Continue reading

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I think I may be too old to be wearing this.

Last Friday night Ross and I went to the Bright Eyes show at the State Theatre. Ross has a total man crush / obsession with Conor Oberst, so he was pumped out of his mind. I was excited too, I’m … Continue reading

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Chipotle Cheddar Mashed Potatoes

Several nights a week I’m away from the house around dinner time. Since Ross is totally inflexible when it comes to his dinner time (6:00 pm sharp) he refuses to wait until I get home to cook dinner. Sometimes I … Continue reading

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