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Jan, 2019

A major casualty of the kitchen remodel has been outerwear. I ruined several of my own coats barbecuing, because apparently I cannot barbecuing without leaning

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9
Jan, 2019

I am officially at the point of the home renovation project where I am waxing nostalgic. That’s right, I looked at the kids today and

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1
Jan, 2019

I am certain of this: One way or another, the kitchen will be done this year even though the ground floor of my house currently

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25
Dec, 2018

It would seem that at least one of my kids has inherited my packing disability.

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29
Nov, 2018

A family trip took us to London last week. Once I got over the horrors of packing and getting myself to the airport — the

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20
Nov, 2018

Invariably, on the night before any trip, I announce to anyone who will listen that maybe it’s best if we don’t go. Would it not

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19
Oct, 2018

We apparently don’t not have enough power in our multipurpose room to boil water and run this machine at the same time. We had to

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21
Sep, 2018

Yesterday, before leaving for the day, I put a turkey roast and vegetables in the outdoor crockpot. Feeling especially smug, I even got busy with

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13
Sep, 2018

First came to brisket in the outdoor slow cooker. Today, I borrowed an instant pot from my friend R., and I’m christening it outside on

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7
Sep, 2018

Because the kitchen renovation has me making toast in one room, coffee in another, and eggs in a third, this is where I plug in

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