2012, Weeks Thirty-Four and Thirty-Five
Wowza. I got a little bit behind. I have a good excuse, though: I have a new baby niece! Last week I crammed a full week of work into three days, then hopped a plane for San Diego to cuddle a newborn. It was great.
Here’s what happened before that:
Aug 19 – I made some muffins. These Carrot Cherry Morning Muffins were great for breakfast. Give them a try!
Aug 20 – I made these stuffed tomatoes from Heidi Swanson’s cookbook, and they were so good. I can’t wait to make them again.
Aug 21 – I bought some lavash bread for wraps to pack up for work, and I love it! This is my new go-to bread choice for sandwiches. It doesn’t get soggy, doesn’t tear as easily as tortillas, and tastes great. Score.
Aug 26 – I know this doesn’t look like much, but this Romesco Chicken Salad, from Bi-Rite Market’s Eat Good Food book, is phenomenal.
Aug 27 – Monday evening we had my friend Eunice over for dinner. It was a wonderful mellow gathering, my favorite kind. My niece was born on Monday, so the rest of the week was full of impatience to see her!
Sept 1 – I spent all day Friday cuddling a baby. So much wonderful cuddling. I forgot to take pictures because I was so enraptured by the baby. But Saturday, we took my other niece , three-year-old Eliana, for a special outing of her own to the beach. She had a total blast playing in the ocean and covering herself in sand.
Two, two, two weeks in one update. I’ll have more baby pictures next week. For now, I’m back in Oakland, catching up on work and settling back into my routine.