november

Posted on December 23, 2014

Apparently November was the month for playing football, eating mollusks high in zinc while overlooking scenic bodies of water, and friends doubling as families. We had two Thanksgivings this year: one for friends and the other for puppies. Dex came up to SF from LA to eat some more turkey and mashed potatoes, and I dragged him around the city to see things like that big red bridge, and eat weird dim sum dishes in the outer sunset neighborhood.

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(because this blog’s initial intention was to talk about food, I suppose it would be useful to incorporate recipes. I made this apple gallette recipe from Bon Appetit, and this cinnamon ice cream recipe.  Perfect dessert to serve at Christmas! Or to eat at 9 AM the next morning after drinking too much wine)

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See you babes next year!  Merry, happy, etc.

punkin’ heads

Posted on October 23, 2014

We drove up to Petaluma on Sunday to pick out some pumpkins to carve, and stopped in town at Lala’s Creamery  on our way home after our tough day.  A big part of me wishes it were a bit colder here in Northern Cali so that we could go home and drink warm apple cider and roll around in crunchy, red and orange hued leaves, but for now I’ll take grasshopper milkshakes with my punkin-headed friends.

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crater lake

Posted on October 12, 2014

Before we let summer completely slip through our fingers, I figured I would give you one more splash of blue before you forget what the color looks like.

 

Over Labor Day weekend, we road-tripped to Crater Lake, Oregon.  On our way up from San Francisco, we made a quick pit stop in Chico with Rachel’s family on Friday night, and then headed north toward the pink skies at dawn.  We spent Saturday night camping at the Crater Lake campground, and Sunday night at Diamond Lake.  I’m not going to attempt and explain how incredible this place was; I’ll just let my camera do the rest of the narration for this post.

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Additions to this post that the photos can’t speak for: Yes, that water was extremely cold, but it didn’t stop me from swimming in that Pantone blue water until I was on the verge of hypothermia. Also, pro tip: next time you go camping, make burritos, wrap them in tin foil and throw those babies on the fire for 10 minutes. You’re welcome.

 

P.S. HAPPY BIRTHDAY JIMMY! Love you like s’mores loves Reese’s.

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