Category Archives: general

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the day I met ruth reichl

For the size of city that Boise is, the art and culture offerings never cease to amaze me. And it’s not just that there’s quantity – there’s definitely quality. The Idaho Shakespeare Festival presents live theater in the most gorgeous

the day I met ruth reichl

For the size of city that Boise is, the art and culture offerings never cease to amaze me. And it’s not just that there’s quantity – there’s definitely quality. The Idaho Shakespeare Festival presents live theater in the most gorgeous

you can take the girl out of the farm

I didn’t realize when we sold my old freezer what a hole it would leave and I’m not talking about the big space where shiny bright white storage cabinets are now. It was probably time for it to go. My

you can take the girl out of the farm

I didn’t realize when we sold my old freezer what a hole it would leave and I’m not talking about the big space where shiny bright white storage cabinets are now. It was probably time for it to go. My

the anti resolution

  I have mixed feelings about New Year’s resolutions. On one hand, I understand the clean slate that is presented by not just turning over a new page on the calendar but starting a whole new calendar altogether. In the

the anti resolution

  I have mixed feelings about New Year’s resolutions. On one hand, I understand the clean slate that is presented by not just turning over a new page on the calendar but starting a whole new calendar altogether. In the

souper party idea

It seems like each holiday season I get invited to a cookie swap and each year I politely decline. It’s not that I’m a cookie hater – quite the contrary in fact. It’s just that December is already such a

souper party idea

It seems like each holiday season I get invited to a cookie swap and each year I politely decline. It’s not that I’m a cookie hater – quite the contrary in fact. It’s just that December is already such a

urban foraging or stealing?

I hear the term “urban foraging” tossed around more and more lately and knew what my definition of it was but decided to look it up in the Urban Dictionary to confirm. 1. urban foraging Urban foraging is a process

urban foraging or stealing?

I hear the term “urban foraging” tossed around more and more lately and knew what my definition of it was but decided to look it up in the Urban Dictionary to confirm. 1. urban foraging Urban foraging is a process

60’s style beach party

My friend Sheri loves all things tropical so when her girlfriends (myself included) started planning her 50th birthday party, we knew this was a starting point, but we wanted something more unique for this golden celebration. Something more than a

60’s style beach party

My friend Sheri loves all things tropical so when her girlfriends (myself included) started planning her 50th birthday party, we knew this was a starting point, but we wanted something more unique for this golden celebration. Something more than a

just skew it, twice

We are now in that time of year when I will grill – or at least, try to – almost anything. But when using skewers, some food just isn’t toothsome enough to really grab hold, making the flipping of the

just skew it, twice

We are now in that time of year when I will grill – or at least, try to – almost anything. But when using skewers, some food just isn’t toothsome enough to really grab hold, making the flipping of the