In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt. – Margaret Atwood


At long last, suddenly the snow fell away and the sun peeked out from behind the clouds to warm our frigid soil.  Several of our perennials did not survive the long winter, but thankfully our garden made it through largely … Continue reading

California Dreamin’ – SFO Style

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Last month, I tagged along on Massimo’s business trip to California. I got to spend some quality time with my sister and brother-in-law in San Francisco as well as my sister-in-law who lives in Los Angeles. Here are some highlights … Continue reading

Winter Bucket List and Fall Bucket List Recap

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Now that we are decidedly in winter, I thought it was time to create a winter bucket list and see how I did on my fall bucket list.  I did enjoy having a list to help have little mini-milestones to … Continue reading

Butternut Squash and Black Bean Chili (Vegan)

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We were fortunate enough to end up with a few more CSA hauls recently and I thought I’d share some of the fun autumnal recipes we’ve been making with you. We received a butternut squash as well as some onions … Continue reading