March 2011

I discovered the way to get Jeff to eat leafy greens is to make them in chip form.  He doesn’t like to eat salads but if I make vegetables taste as good as a salty, crispy potato chip, he can’t stop reaching for them.  (I also hide lots of vegetables in thick chili for him) […]

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I experimented with making chocolates  for my old roommate Jane’s bridal shower last week.  She just got married this past weekend in Massachusetts but the happy newlyweds will be moving out west to California in a couple months.   I thought chocolates in those two state shapes would be cute for her party.  The MA chocolates […]

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Thai Iced Tea Recipe!

by ilene on March 24, 2011

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Jeff and I were lucky to spend a few weeks in Bangkok this past January.  It was always my dream to go to Thailand and it was everything I hoped for!  (I rode an elephant….balanced on top of  it’s head!  While Jeff sat comfortably in the secured chair on its back.)  One of my favorite […]

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My Anthropologie Scarf Knock-off

by ilene on March 23, 2011 · 8 comments

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My favorite scarf this past winter has been my dark gray “catch and release” scarf from Anthropologie.  I think I wear it everyday!  It goes with everything!  Plus I’m too lazy to stuff it back into my closet at the end of every day so its always out ready for me to grab and wear […]

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It’s March Madness!

by ilene on March 22, 2011 · 4 comments

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This past Sunday, I watched 11.5 hours of college basketball. Yup, the television was on for almost 12 hours straight! Luckily, my Blue Devils were able to pull off a tough win, but Jeff’s Fighting Illini fell. That means, he’s forced to cheer for my team now. Maybe he’ll wear the Duke cheerleading skirt I […]

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