Hey, 2018, you’re lookin’ good. Let’s do this.
Last weekend I crossed off several of my summer bucket list items. We grilled pizza — well, Mark grilled pizza, I completed 3.5 of 5 WIPs — and one is so big that I think it should count for all 5, and I finally finished Star Wars (and the Indiana Jones series, because I couldn’t get […]
I finally achieved green thumb status. Just kidding — this poor little plant isn’t what I’m bragging about today. He’s what was left of a bulb plant that my friend Steph got me for my birthday. He kicked ass for a while and got really big, then outgrew his little pot. We took too long […]
Remember me saying that we got a lot of tomatoes from my grandpa? Well, making fresh tomato sauce didn’t quite exhaust the supply. So we made BLTs. And homemade chips and salsa. I have been obsessing over putting salsa on everything since last Christmas because Mark’s brother-in-law, who’s from Guatemala, always has homemade salsa on […]
Yesterday was a fun day, filled with lots of exciting things. First, we took Mark’s NEW CAR for a long drive to Eastern Iowa. [brand new mazda 3 hatch in graphite] He got a new car last week after his poor Rav4 blew a tire. It was on it’s last leg and he […]
At least once a month my apartment fills with the delicious aroma of sautéed onions and garlic. You can bet that one of those aroma-filled days is a sauce-making day. It’s become a monthly tradition to make a giant pot of marinara to last for the upcoming few weeks. Freeze, thaw and create. The marinara […]