Category Archives: PDX local

A Baby Story

We had just moved into a new house when one day at work I started feeling queasy. I bolted to the bathroom and before I knew it I was throwing up. Everything I ate that morning started flashing in my head but nothing stood out. I rarely get sick from food or otherwise so my first thought […]

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Salty’s on the Columbia River

Last weekend we were on a hunt for seafood. Marcel’s mom who is currently working in Portland this winter was looking for a good place for dungeness crabs. That is always a tough question for us because there is none in the sense of what people imagine to be a good seafood restaurant. When we visit […]

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Happy New Year!

Our annual collage for 2013. I know it is now February (almost March!) but there is always room for more positive thoughts. I wish you a wonderful 2014! Over the holidays I’ve been thinking about this blog and the direction I wanted to take it. I was posting on Facebook for a while and have […]

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Pad Thai Sauce

When I go out to eat Thai food, I almost always order some Pad Khee Mao but from time to time, I get a craving for Pad Thai. Sadly, I am usually disappointed with what I get. I end up with soggy noodles, a greasy plate, or sometimes the flavors are totally off. Now I […]

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Shopping for cool sunglasses in the MISSISSIPPI neighborhood. Amnesia Brewing Paper balls

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Blues Fest Etc.

Chicken Souvlaki Plate from Dorio Greek Cafe CSA Share this week Fireworks Blues Fest

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Happy Sunny Day!

Mulder tired from his morning W. Meat, Cheese, Bread on SE Stark Coava Coffee. Delicious cold brew

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Cake Fest

My new friends Leny and Jon showed me how to make Ube Cake while I showed them how to make Tiramisu Cake.

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Vashon Island, Ocean Shores, and Seattle

Here are some highlights from our Memorial Weekend trip to Washington. I kind of missed living there but all in all I think Portland suits us more. These pictures were from my phone. It makes it easier for me to post regularly. View from West Seattle Getting on the ferry to Vashon Island Minglement – […]

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Strawberry Bundt Cake

Cake for my co-worker Genie’s husband’s birthday. Recipe from Smitten Kitchen

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