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Meow Monday: Friendly to Feral in 20 Seconds

Cora and Tali get along pretty well most of the time, especially considering the tight quarters their territorial little hearts have to share. But Cora has the tendency to get rough… Even starting off sweet, licking Tali, she somehow turns it into a power play. And somehow Tali always ends up being chased off the… Continue reading Meow Monday: Friendly to Feral in 20 Seconds

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Pinwheel Baby Quilt

I’ve mentioned that I have two friends who are expecting their first babies soon, so after making a Baby Owl Patchwork quilt for a little boy, the other couple found out they’re having a baby girl!  I just had to make a little something.  I started brainstorming, cutting, and piecing in the days before I… Continue reading Pinwheel Baby Quilt

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Soup Season: Vegetable Chowder… Or, What to Do With a Giant Japanese Yam

I’m a big fan of the blog Simple Organized Living, and I love Andrea’s quick and easy recipes.  She makes a lot of her recipes in bulk to have ready-made dinners for her busy family.  I’ve pinned a bunch of her recipes on Pinterest, and I’ve been trying a few of them recently.  This soup… Continue reading Soup Season: Vegetable Chowder… Or, What to Do With a Giant Japanese Yam

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City Sights: Alameda Flea Market

The Alameda Antiques Faire is a huge flea market crammed with vendors, open on the first Sunday of every month.  Sam and I made the trek (not easy using public transportation, especially because the Alameda bus stop closest to the market is temporarily blocked) the first week of March. It was a treasure trove of antiques,… Continue reading City Sights: Alameda Flea Market