a vegetarian in a steakhouse 3

The other night, Matt and I gathered our $55 in Target gift cards and got ourselves a new HP printer that was on sale for $60. I’ve been pretty thrilled with our $5 purchase, because it also has a scanner, and you can do magical things like email it a file and it’ll print it for you. (Seriously, go at ...

is it too early to start tilling?

I’m full of accomplishments! Here’s the Burridge Lake Aran Afghan, which took 2 1/2 years to complete. (On and off, of course.) I used the blocking mats I got from my mom for Christmas, and I can’t believe I’ve lived without them for so long. No more pinning wet wool to the guest bed! I also made mozzarella cheese. The ...

we’re very ready for the holidays!

It’s been a week since I’ve had time to post! You know what that means? A LIST. 1) Last Tuesday, Matt and I shopped and wrapped gifts for the Aliveness Project. We did really well this year! 2) Thursday, we went to Stub’s for dinner and their Deschutes tapping, then to bowling leagues. My god, can my bowling possibly get ...

that’s a lot of beans.

Thanksgiving was delicious! We’re still eating leftovers; the last of my celebration roast disappeared tonight and I’m kind of sad about it. Matt deep-fried a turkey breast, and made both regular cassoulet (in that giant cast iron pot) and a vegetarian version for me with Tofurky chorizo. My dad said the stuffing was the best he’d ever eaten. Also, Martha ...