Watching Create TV

There’s no cable at VHHQ, but I can’t complain. I’ve got Create TV on Milwaukee Public Television‘s Channel 36.3.   If you’re not familiar with Create, it’s a public television channel featuring only cooking, crafting, travel, and home-improvement shows. Could this be any more perfect for me? I watch more Create TV than I do […]

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Breakfast for dinner

It’s Friday night, and it’s breakfast time. Breakfast for dinner was a regular occurrence for me growing up. My parents had an old (even in the ’80s) waffle iron that made four 4-by-4-inch waffles at a time. I don’t recall their preferred box mix, but it always was tasty. Toppings frequently included peanut butter, bananas, […]

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What They Made: Figs & Ginger

What They Made is an occasional series in which I highlight handmade items that tickle my fancy. Das Baby was 36 weeks as of Sunday, May 8 — Mother’s Day. I’m not a mother yet… give me a few weeks (Yip!). But I was given a very lovely Mother’s Day gift Sunday. Traditional mother’s jewelry […]

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Where I’ve been

Oh, hey there. So since I last posted, my life exploded and came back together. In a good way. Here’s the quick-and-dirty rundown of my doings. I moved. Twice. MVH and I lived in Kenosha for about three weeks in a corporate apartment. He started his job at SCJ, a family company, and I enjoyed […]

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It’s coming! It’s coming!

I’m in the home stretch for the spring semester! My last school day is May 5, and I *should* be posting more regularly after that. I have a fairly long explanatory post sitting in my drafts that I’d LOVE to get up before then, but I make no promises. Sorry. 🙁 How has your spring […]

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day

One the menu tonight: chocolate stout cake.   It’s a oldie from the archives. The Domestic Goddess was the first food blog I started reading. She adapted this recipe from Nigella Lawson. DG is Canadian, and the measurements are metric. Here I’ve converted them and added some other handy notes. Click to enlarge.   Very […]

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