Monthly Archives: March 2012

Our house smells like a cross between a bakery and a barbecue

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I’ve been cooking up a storm.  Yesterday I decided to continue my Hawaiian plate lunch streak by making Kalua pork and cabbage.  Since most of the cooking is done via slow cooker, I found myself with some time on my … Continue reading

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Makeup review — tarte smooth operator™ Amazonian clay waterproof shadow primer

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I don’t believe in primers.  I feel that good products have staying power and don’t need help “clinging” to the skin.  Plus, who needs an extra step in their makeup routine anyway?  Tell that to my eyelids and they will … Continue reading

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Homesick for hamburger steak

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Here in Houston, when I first tell people that I’ve moved here from Hawaii, they often look at me as if I’ve grown another head.  I understand the beauty of Hawaii and I miss it, but it is so different … Continue reading

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New mommy makeup must haves

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Apparently the zombie look is only hot for Halloween and in the movies.  Since it’s not October and I haven’t been cast in a horror film, I have to give it up to my arsenal of beauty products that keep … Continue reading

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Why is it so hard to find fozen bread dough?!

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Pinterest. It gives me too many ideas, too many interesting things to see and read all in an attractive format.  Perhaps this could be my crack?  We’re not at that level yet, but ask me again in a month or … Continue reading

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What I learned from my baby today

Part of my duty as a mom is to teach Mia about the world. More often than not, though, I find she has an amazing capacity to teach me. Today was no exception. We had a great morning–I had a … Continue reading

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Arrogant Frog — A wine review

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I love things from France.  Check that, I love most things from France.  Fashion, food, wine, etc.  Pastries…Chocolate!  So when my hubby saw this darling bottle at HEB he thought we might give it a shot.  Who isn’t amused bya frog in … Continue reading

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I can’t boil water.

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Salad? No problem. Microwave? Piece of cake. So what happens when you take the queen of take out and activate her cooking gene? You get the chick who can’t stop cooking (except when her baby is crying which makes things … Continue reading

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Is that a binky in my beet salad?

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I always wanted to be a mom.  I imagined myself perfectly coiffed, pushing my lace clad baby about as she cooed in delight at the world around her. Enter reality. Mia does coo, but being perfectly coiffed and garbing her … Continue reading

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