Category Archives: Food

Dinner Tonight

  This afternoon while I was wondering what I could possibly make, quickly, for dinner tonight this recipe for spaghetti with broccoli cream pesto from Smitten Kitchen came across my blog reader.  Perfect timing.  Simultaneously thinking that it was likely to be a hit, and not wanting to cook dinner tomorrow night, I quadrupled the […]

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Niamh, Birthday Celebrations

  I’ve finally managed to go through the photos from Niamh’s birthday celebrations.  Her party was fabulous, and (especially given all the rain in Seattle lately) I’m not sure how in the world we got so lucky on the gorgeous weather the day of the party.  Whew! A few links: Vegan chocolate cupcakes for her […]

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Random stuff

On Thursday I told Niamh that the weather was going to be a little cooler than it had been the past few days, so please dress appropriately.  This is the outfit she came downstairs wearing. In an attempt to cut down on our meat and dairy consumption I’ve been checking out a bunch of vegetarian […]

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Chestnuts Roasting on a…Gas Grill

  One of the things that Pat, Niamh, and I miss a lot about Switzerland are the roasted chestnuts we often got as a snack during the fall and winter seasons.  Last weekend Pat decided to try his hand at roasting our own chestnuts at home on the grill.  Chestnuts were found at Whole Foods […]

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Life is Good

  Pat arrived home from a business trip this morning bearing the requisite business trip gifts.  Did you know that Japan makes all sorts of awesomely flavored Kit Kats?  I learned it a while back from one of my blogging friends, and when Pat told me he’d have a long-ish layover in Tokyo I of […]

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