Industrial Revolution

I realize looking around that there might be too much “girly” creeping into my home. As I embark on an office makeover, I hope to restore the balance. The looks l have been drawn to border on the vintage industrial feel, from antique posters, old trunks, world war II aviator lines and 1930’s metal containers….

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Bachelor Treasure Trove

On this week’s blog of Accessible Wines paired with Inaccessible Men (aka Bachelor Brad Womack), I have to admit first and foremost that this was not a one on one date. This week’s wine Trove (Shiraz Malbec) was shared with a girl friend watching the Oscars. A day early but still the wine was still…

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Solo Flight

I wake up at 5:30 in the morning, the only problem is it’s a Saturday. As I look at the blustery skies and the listen to the weatherman’s accusations that “more snow and deep freeze temperatures are on it’s way” I realize I don’t think the city is the place to be this weekend. With…

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Classic Cornbread

There is something very comforting about cornbread to me. I’m not sure if it’s the fluffy yet granular texture or the sweetness of the bread, but I can match it with breakfast, lunch or dinner.  The temperature has dipped again (Damn lying groundhog) and motivation of the day has turned to baking. For anyone who…

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Hometown Conundrum

A conundrum is a confusing, perplexing or awkward predicament. This week, Brad is visiting the four remaining ladies in their hometowns. This week’s wine is one I think suiting to Brad’s situation, Conundrum is a California white blend that is dynamic and goes with pretty much anything you throw at it. Which helps when you are…

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Powder Cowboy

We headed up to Powder Cowboy for some sled skiing today. Typically the area is used as a cat skiing operation, but this year the operator at Island Lake Lodge has decided to keep their guests closer to home. Which means free use of the area for recreational sledders and skiers. Last time we were…

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