It's not the most snow we've ever seen, but the wind was crazy! The back door was covered up to my chin but the front door had only a few inches. Snowdrifts everywhere. Aside from Joe's shoveling attempt, we didn't emerge from the house at all Saturday. I made a slow cooker turkey chili (see below for recipe) and we enjoyed a cozy fire while watching Flight of The Conchords scenes on the iPad.Read More
Hosting Thanksgiving is fun! Especially when everyone who attends also helps a ton. We had 35 total people including ourselves plus one dog. Everything was wonderful!
Wednesday night we went into town to the bars, Thursday we hosted 35 + people, and below, I share the Turkey Brine recipe that we used.Read More
I don't know who your favorite Mona is (the world has many options), but mine is 8 years old and a real challenge on a leash.Read More
I've always wanted to get into photography, but never pulled the trigger for various reasons... lack of confidence, lack of budget, etc. But for my birthday, I treated myself to a Nikon D3300. Joe and I did a bit of research, and considered briefly a mirrorless camera, but I decided in the end that I wanted a traditional DSLR with viewfinder and all. I'm really excited! And really clueless.Read More