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Monday Morning Coffee Break

Coffee Break

 

Good morning loveys!  I hope everyone had a good weekend.  We had a great Sunday afternoon; the lovely Camille from Planning Pretty threw a “Party for Autumn” at their home, and we had a fantastic time chatting and eating the delicious food that Camille and her husband prepared for everyone.  Emily (Sparkle Meets Pop), Melissa (Serving Seconds), Ana (Fluxi on Tour), and Meredith (Not Merely Living) were all in attendance as well, and it was great meeting up with all of these delightful and creative women.  Now, onto our Monday coffee break!

 

I have a Buzzfeed addiction.  So naturally, this post about things only 90s teenage girls would understand was calling my name.

Do you love Disneyland?  Then check out these little known facts about the happiest place on Earth.

Joy the Baker has been doing a fantastic series on the science of baking.  Here, she talks about large eggs and their purpose in baked goods.  Check out the rest of the series if you get a chance.

Sarah at The Sugar Hit has been doing a series of Japanese foods, starting with homemade gyoza.  I made these the next night; delish.

And finally, this year for the first time I am participating in The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap.  A huge cookie exhange amongst like-minded bloggers, where all donations go to helping Cookies for Kids’ Cancer, an organization that commits to fund new treatments designed for fighting pediatric cancers.

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Today is the last day to sign up, so if you are interested, follow this link and get entered to participate in the fun.  Hope to see you there!

Friday Instagram Round-Up 7

I am so ready for the weekend, how about you?  Shawn and I got a Blu-ray/DVD/Streaming Netflix device for our birthdays, so this past week has been a blur of work, cooking and Arrested Development episodes (SOOOO good).  Plus, a little time for Instagram.

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Working from home because of the BART strike.  Nice to final put that office to use after a year.

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Leftovers from dinner the night before resulted in this breakfast delight: herb and mashed potato omelette.

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Emily and I threw a girl’s cocktail party with small bites; super fun!

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Quick dinner: dry rubbed roasted pork, peach and basil yogurt wrap.  So, so good.

Also, for all you bloggers out there, Nichole from Vanilla Extract is organizing her Blog Brunch on Sunday, July 21.  Visit Vanilla Extract to RSVP!

Blog Brunch

Have a great weekend!