Day to Day Life: Week 4

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We start off the week with homemade sourdough pizzas to feed my husband’s band, post-rehearsal at our house. Garlic crimini+cashew pesto / smoked salmon+fontina+red onion+capers with creamy lemon dill sauce/ homegrown jalapenos+pineapple / artichoke heart+feta+spinach+sun dried tomatoes.

Scones modified from the Smitten Kitchen Cookbook. Recipe coming soon.

Scones modified from the Smitten Kitchen Cookbook. Recipe coming soon.

7AM around here: dog, coffee, hooded hairs, watching above scones bake. I am not into mornings often.

7AM around here: dog, coffee, hooded hairs, watching above scones bake. I am not into mornings often.

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Silas likes to tell me, "Nikki is a lesbian. She has a crush on you. And has to always touch you." It appears I can't argue his logic. This is what it looks like when I edit photos, write posts, do the dishes, fold laundry, wake up, go to bed, etc. Always.

Silas likes to tell me, “Nikki is a lesbian. She has a crush on you. And has to always touch you.” It appears I can’t argue his logic. This is what it looks like when I edit photos, write posts, do the dishes, fold laundry, wake up, go to bed, etc. Always.

There was a brutal game of Apples to Apples Junior one night. Guess who won? Mmm hmm.

There was a brutal game of Apples to Apples Junior one night. Guess who won? Mmm hmm.

It's hard being 14. Apparently.

It’s hard being 14. Apparently.

Whole wheat sourdough babies to go with corn chowder that will find its way to this blog soon enough...

Whole wheat sourdough babies to go with corn chowder that will find its way to this blog soon enough…

Baked barbeque tempeh... a successful experiment.

Baked barbeque tempeh… a successful experiment.

Favorite: Useless - band-aids, Abraham Lincoln, a dollar. Choose wisely.

Favorite: Worthless – band-aids, Abraham Lincoln, a dollar. Choose wisely.

butternut squash dissection

butternut squash dissection for the lasagna you can find by clicking on this picture…

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My week has consisted of one million of these... raspberry Emergen-C with berry sparkling water. Absolutely not engaging in feeling like I'm getting The Sick that's going around.

My week has consisted of one million of these… raspberry Emergen-C with berry sparkling water. Absolutely not engaging in feeling like I’m getting The Sick that’s going around.

How to feel like you're 7? Let your kid decide what is for dinner. Bunny mac with veggie dogs. Greens for adult measure.

How to feel like you’re 7? Let your kid decide what is for dinner. Bunny mac with veggie dogs. Greens for adult measure.

Seems pizza is necessary this week... Pizza toast! On charred (no, not burnt) red pepper sourdough bread. So easy, so good.

Seems pizza is necessary this week… Pizza toast! On charred (no, not burnt) red pepper sourdough bread. So easy, so good.

Dinner condiments ala Ruby's Neighborhood Restaurant in Ashland. We don't eat out often, but Ruby's quickly became one of my favorite places... their house-made sauces are killer. Here we have Jesus Chocolate, Imperative Sunshine, Quiet Storm and their Rooster Sauce. Go there now.

Dinner condiments ala Ruby’s Neighborhood Restaurant in Ashland. We don’t eat out often, but last night we ate at Ruby’s, which quickly became one of my favorite places as soon as we tried it a few months back. Their house-made sauces are killer. Here we have Jesus Chocolate, Imperative Sunshine, Quiet Storm and their Rooster Sauce. Go there now. 

 

One response to “Day to Day Life: Week 4

  1. The question is when do you add the banana to the pancakes. Oatmeal with banana, peanut butter and whip cream is awesome… my kids love it! ROCK ON!

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