dirty sunday*

cranberry-pecan bread! Friendsgiving was awesome. There was deep-fried turkey and a million starchy side dishes, A Christmas Story on TV, and Rock Band 2 on Pete’s gigantic projection screen. We left a little after midnight, when Adam fell asleep on the couch. Today is all about cleaning (our house is currently very shiny), knitting, and hoping the Vikings don’t hand ...

there’s gonna be a plaxident.

GUYS I’ve been around! I’m just super-busy at work all the time. And though we do now have internet at home, which comes to us over the magic of signals from the sky*, I don’t really type there. I have more important things to do, like hanging out in my awesome house. And falling asleep on Matt’s lap. And, really, ...

but mostly not the lamp.

That was our dinner last night. And lunch today. And probably lunch tomorrow, too. Thanks, Chinese cooking class! Holy crap, that was all so amazingly good. Tomorrow, as you may have heard, is Thanksgiving. Matt’s parents should arrive in the early afternoon, and we’re all going out to my parents’ for dinner. I’m baking pumpkin scones and that apple brandy ...

THIS POST IS TOTALLY HAUNTED

HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!! I came to say two things, and that was one of them. We’re staying home tonight for multiple reasons: one, because I’m really hopeful that we’ll have trick-or-treaters in our extremely awesome new hood, and that we can do like I did years ago, and hand out beer to the parents (it was very popular); two, because the ...