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City Sights: Coit Tower

Sam and I visited the Coit Tower landmark a few weeks ago, starting at Washington Square in North Beach, trekking up the (steep) hill.  The murals and view were amazing, I’m not sure the $7 (each!) ride in the claustrophobic elevator was quite worth a return trip. Here are some city sights from along the… Continue reading City Sights: Coit Tower

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PW’s Lemon Blueberry Pancakes

Surprise in the mail: Pioneer Woman’s new cookbook Food From My Frontier! Sam pre-ordered it as a Christmas present and forgot to tell me about it (he probably forgot himself) so it came as a complete surprise on March 12 when it was delivered in the mail! I love her new cookbook–it’s packed with recipes,… Continue reading PW’s Lemon Blueberry Pancakes

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LFD Online Photo I Course

Christina at Little Fashion Diaries, founder of #fashiondiaries on Instagram, is also a high school photography teacher.  Beginning in January, she offered a free photography course online, and I jumped to join in! Each week, a new lesson was posted on Thursday nights, with homework due on the following Monday.  The Photo 1 course focused on… Continue reading LFD Online Photo I Course

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Label Maker Love

Forget Sam, forget Cora and Tali, forget all my friends and family.  This is my one true love… My Precious.  My precious label maker. I’ve always wanted one, but could never quite justify the purchase… I don’t exactly need one.  And that hasn’t changed… I still don’t technically need it.  But it has brightened up… Continue reading Label Maker Love

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Meow Monday: Room and Board

Meal time has become a big deal around here.  We used to fill the food bowl as it emptied, so the cats constantly grazed throughout the day.  Since visiting the vet with Tali a couple months ago, we’ve been trying to help them lose the extra pounds they’ve gained from becoming indoor-only cats.  (Who am… Continue reading Meow Monday: Room and Board