Monthly Archives: October 2012

Recipe Wednesday: Lundberg Rice Pilaf

Recipe Wednesday: Lundberg Rice Pilaf At the Foodbuzz Festival a few weekends ago one of the vendors at the Tasting Pavilion was Lundberg, an organic and eco-friendly family farm located in the Sacramento Valley. I was fortunate enough to grab … Continue reading

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Side Notes: Acceptance

Site Notes: Acceptance I knew that when this time came it was going to be difficult.  After so many months, my response could go in so many different directions.  I could stay positive and fight off the negative thoughts and … Continue reading

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Birding Thursday: Buff-Tailed Sicklebill

Birding Thursday: Buff-Tailed Sicklebill This was a fun bird to catch while I was in Peru. We had every finger and toe crossed that we were going to get one in our nets and one day our luck was with … Continue reading

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Recipe Wednessday: Pumpkin Struesel Muffins

I’ve decided that every Wednesday I’m going to write about a recipe I’ve tried during the week!  It could be anything from breakfast to snacks to dinner to dessert…and kind of based on things we need to use up in … Continue reading

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Foodbuzz Cocktail Hour and Jardiniere

So, after we finished our wine tasting in the East Bay, we headed into the city to the Sir Frances Drake Hotel to the Starlight Lounge for our cocktail hour! Apparently there has been another cocktail hour here for a … Continue reading

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Before Getting Foodbuzz’d!

I never knew how exhausting it was to eat. Or maybe it was all the traveling…or, the wine. Hahah! It was certainly a fun weekend though! Megan, her husband, Bobbi and I left Thursday evening to head all the way … Continue reading

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A Fun Weekend Ahead!

I’m heading off to San Francisco this weekend for my third Foodbuzz Festival! I’m going to be hanging out with Bobbi, Megan and Emily again and can’t wait to see who I can meet again this year too! See you … Continue reading

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The Overwhelming Life We Live

So, I think every once in a while, or maybe this will become a daily thing if I’m not too lazy, I’m going to start blogging my meals again.  Right now I’m not doing much that’s exciting since work is … Continue reading

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Apple and Pumpkin Shennanigans

Another week gone by. I apologize for not posting more often, but without wireless 24/7 and a phone that has apps and such, getting on the computer to actually do things is such a hassle.  Besides, I’m boring so it’s … Continue reading

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Oh man, if there is one absolutely great part about being back home, besides you  know, clean water I can drink from the tap and my family, is THE OVEN.  You have no idea how much I missed roasting and … Continue reading

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