Monthly Archives: October 2013

Recipe #4: Pumpkin Bread

In the fall of 2011, my dear husband and I had started to settle in to our new home, our new marriage, our new need to cook for ourselves, and even our new graduate school routine. It very quickly became … Continue reading

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Recipe #3: Tuscan White Bean Soup

Readers, it is soup season. Soup season: that glorious, magical time when all one needs is olive oil, onion, broth, spices, beans/noodles, cheese, and a loaf of bread and dinner is done. Not only is dinner done, but people can … Continue reading

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Book #3: Gay-Neck, the Story of a Pigeon

This book is just that: the story of a pigeon named Gay-Neck. He lives in India with his owner at the beginning of the First World War. Dhan Gopal Mukerji won the Newbery Award for this book in 1928. Suffice … Continue reading

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Book #2: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

This book is one I had seen out and about multiple times, but had never gotten a chance to read it. Then I saw we had it in the bookstore where I work and realized with my discount I could … Continue reading

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5 Things

You know it’s been a long week when all I can muster is a 5 Things post… No worries, friends. I have two days off this week and I have much blog work planned. Until then: 5 Things. 1) Chocolate … Continue reading

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5 Things

1) Soup Season. It is finally cool enough where the thought of a pot of soup on the stove is delightful. My inaugural soup will be white bean soup with parmesan and rosemary… Good stuff. 2) Sitting in the student … Continue reading

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Project #1: Embroidery

(Just a quick note: I realize we didn’t quite make our “5 books, 4 recipes, 3 movies, 2 projects, 1 adventure” goal in September. But that’s ok: I haven’t got anything better to do for October. So we’re going to … Continue reading

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