Tag: food

  • Valentine’s Day at the Liberty Hotel and dinner at Clink

    We celebrated Valentine’s Day by escaping for a night. We stayed at the Liberty Hotel in Boston, and took advantage of their Valentine’s Day package (dinner, rose petals on the bed, late check-out, etc…). The Liberty Hotel is a renovated Boston jail built in 1851. They’ve kept some of the original interior architecture and have […]

  • I Found Great Croissants in Seattle

    After some searching online, and reading many reviews, I decided to drive down to Cafe Besalu in Ballard. It took about 20 minutes, and I picked up three croissants and one pain au chocolat (my personal favorite). The consensus is that while they aren’t quite as good as in France, they are really close! They […]

  • French Croissants

    I’m sitting in my local coffeehouse, Diva Espresso, which by most measures is a great place.  However, I’ve just choked down a croissant.  Before I went to La Napoule in the South of France, I liked their pastries.  Now that I’ve eaten the croissants and pan au chocolates from multiple cafes in the South of […]

  • Tulip Country

    On Saturday I took a break from working all the time and we drove up to the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival in Northwest Washington. The day started out pretty rough. Traffic was stop and go, which caused my brakes to overhead (I suspect I have bubbles in the lines or the shop put too low […]

  • Groceries

    I just finished going shopping for the food we will need for this weeks menu. I took a picture of what I bought in order to highlight, to myself and to you, how we eat. Firstly, the food: Next is our menu for this week: Thursday Burritos Friday Chicken Fajitas Saturday Grilled Chicken over shells […]

  • Trip to New Mexico

    I just returned from five days spent in Albuquerque New Mexico.  My Grandmother turned 80 on Monday, and my Uncle, who lives down there as well organized a great surprise party for her on Sunday with many members of the family flying in from out of town. Emma had never been to New Mexico, so […]