Category Archives: Art

The Best Week Ever

It was a fun busy week for us starting last Monday when we went on a long bike ride in our neighborhood trails then a couple of concerts plus a festival. I really appreciate this warmer and drier weather when we could be outside more. Tuesday, we went to see ColdPlay. They gave us these […]

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Last Friday, a co-worker hosted a lunch time craft session. She brought all the materials and tools while we went to town with the glue dots. I discovered my creativity and we all had a great time! Look what I made 🙂 I’m looking forward to the next session…

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This Weekend

Hello spring sunshine! I made assorted cupcakes to celebrate the arrival of our friends Curtis and Jennifer’s little Blake. The flavors were cocoa almond (Trader Joe’s answer to Nutella), tiramisu, and strawberry jam. Our seed farm is looking good! Brunch last Sunday at Kenny and Zuke’s. Salmon hash with poached eggs. Mulder at a recent […]

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Spring Culinary Tour

Spring is in the air. That means time for more food exploration. Here are our latest finds… The Grilled Cheese Grill on NE Alberta Customized breakfast sandwich. Dining inside the famous old school bus. Pulled Pork Combo – North and South Carolina BBQ from A Little Bit of Smoke Food Cart Public Domain Coffee Pulled […]

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It seems like January was a short month because the first week I only had to work for four days 🙂 I did mostly home organization projects and I even got to re-organize my area at work. It is an ongoing project but it feels good to start the new year off with a clean […]

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Noah’s Filipino Food

I was very happy to discover a Filipino food cart in Portland! Noah’s Filipino Food 2 Go is located on SW 9th and Alder. Opened on September 8, 2011. #6 includes chicken adobo, pancit and rice. I got a free dessert of maja blanca (coconut corn pudding) Here is the menu. A great way to […]

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Everyday Minerals

I like cosmetics but don’t really wear much make-up. I always go for the natural look. A few months ago when I read about Everyday Minerals, I immediately ordered a sample package. I liked their products but  did not order more since I was trying to use up the 5 trial size containers. This week […]

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It’s Good To Be Back

After a week long trip to Las Vegas with my family, I was glad to be home. Marcel and I hit a couple of new foodie spots on the way home from the airport. Townshend’s Tea on NE Alberta My favorite Rooibos tea and Chai for Marcel The original Schnitzelwich from Tábor Szekely Goulash Cookie […]

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I Used To Play Piano

As a kid I did not like playing the piano. Every week I prayed that my piano instructor would not show up. Half the time he didn’t! Looking back, I should have stuck to it. From time to time I dream about playing again. I played for a little bit in college and that was […]

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Dinner At Your Door

Sometime ago, I purchased a Groupon for Dinner At Your Door for half price. I guess it was so popular, we had to wait about 3 months to to be scheduled. We finally got our first of two deliveries this week. It was quite convenient as everything was already cooked and even came in oven-safe […]

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