So we were ready to revel. I had beautiful Mother’s Day sample cards set out. There were pretty Thank You cards included as gifts to the guests. The catering arrived. Mmmm, bbq. But wait! We had an old school corkscrew… Read more ›
I’m not going to bury the lede: My son accidentally zinged a Got Milk? frisbee off the head of the president of the California Milk Processors Board at a Got Milk? event. Color me mortified. The head of the trade… Read more ›
I’ve had my eye on the Fresh and Easy Neighborhood Markets grocery chain, a US outgrowth of the British chain Tesco, for quite some time…ever since they announced they’d launch in SoCal. (So had then-presidential candidate Barack Obama.) Why? They… Read more ›
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Children of Recession: Grow a Row.
There’s been a bit of an uproar lately about “mommyblogging” as a business. Some women who’ve been at this longer than me, and have a perspective on women blogging that I trust have said the following: Queen of Spain asked:… Read more ›
Isn’t this picture sorta food-porny? Like it came from a Williams-Sonoma catalogue?
While you’re still bloated from eating turkey, pie, stuffing, cornbread, yams, greens of some kind, and cranberry sauce, I’m going to go ahead and re-post my sugarless holiday cookie recipe, in anticipation of the scariest shopping day of the year,… Read more ›
It’s been ages since we last went to dinner at a nice restaurant. A few quick notes about Japon Bistro, Pasadena: miso-sake cod: excellent, though the cut of cod could’ve been better, less bony alaskan king crab legs tempura: long,… Read more ›
Call me Ishmael? Woke up at an odd hour much earlier this morning with the following strange dream: I was on vacation and happened to go boating with friends. (I think this was Hawaii.) We were not too far from… Read more ›