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We crammed so much fun into just a few days that my heart and head are full of NYC... Since we returned, I've been posting pictures and reflections (art, architecture, history, public spaces, etc) over on Instagram. Follow me there for more: @sivricketts. And meanwhile, settle into fall with a delicious, healthy, and oh-so-easy Cauliflower … Continue reading More NYC

Meatless Monday – Chocolate Stout Cake

Last night friends hosted a lovely backyard dinner party. The group was a mix of friends from church and neighborhood. At what became the first annual dinner two years ago, they toasted us off on our Costa Rica sabbatical. At this third annual dinner, neighbors we met two years ago have become friends with whom we … Continue reading Meatless Monday – Chocolate Stout Cake

Meatless Monday – Cauliflower Soup

A year ago I wrote this post about lining up my expectations with my Quirky Christmas reality. Always a struggle, during this month between Thanksgiving and Christmas the house has been clean for about three-quarters of one day; the cards still haven't been mailed; worse yet, the packages will cost us a mint to ship … Continue reading Meatless Monday – Cauliflower Soup