Mise En Place

Today I had a huge, long list of stuff I planned to do. Some was work related, some was house related (actually most was house related), and there was the usual catching up on correspondence. Handsome Chef Boyfriend's mandate to me as he was leaving this morning: go out and pick up sticks. (Manly Vermonter … Continue reading Mise En Place

Princess Diaries

I rendered Handsome Chef  Boyfriend speechless yesterday right before he launched for home. I love when that happens. On Saturday we had dinner at possibly the best burger joint ever, which happens to be very close to my house. (They also have a nice selection of craft beer on tap there.) We sat at the sunny bar … Continue reading Princess Diaries

Polar Vortex

Yes, it really is as bad as it seems.  Looks like a five-year-old got into the yarn, huh?  Or maybe the booze?  Multiply by ten, and you're almost there. I remember an epic argument between my teenage self and my mama just before my senior year in high school.  Take Home Economics, she urged; you … Continue reading Polar Vortex