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Snapshot #17

Snapshot is a periodic series about what’s going on in my life right now—what I’m eating, reading, doing, loving, and my favorite links from around the web. I visited my cousin Kate this week (author of the amazing mac & cheese recipe), who made beef & mushroom stroganoff for dinner—a classic comfort food that brought […]

Life is like a great big puzzle.

I was doing a puzzle this morning (3D Hogwarts, an early birthday gift from my sweet husband) and thinking about how much I love puzzles. Particularly the 3D ones. And I was thinking about the metaphor they make of life, and enjoying that too. (I did a Lord of the Rings puzzle over the weekend—the […]

In the face of uncertainty, nurture the unshakable

Like many of you, I’ve been feeling pretty shaken up in the aftermath of the presidential election. And like many of you, I’ve taken a bit of time to tunnel inward. I’ve been taking a break from posting—not just here, but all the socials. And I’ve also been taking a break from reading, particularly the […]

Snapshot #16

Snapshot is a periodic series about what’s going on in my life right now—what I’m eating, reading, doing, loving, and my favorite links from around the web.   Oh hi! I totally missed you. You know those times when life gets really messy and things that are normally really important (like writing blog posts) get […]

Snapshot #15

Snapshot is a periodic series about what’s going on in my life right now—what I’m eating, reading, doing, loving, and my favorite links from around the web. I had a life-changing caramelized onion, fennel and bleu cheese quiche at The Blue Heron in Winona recently. I went back for seconds later in the day, and […]

The Rosy Blu policy on swears

I use swear words in my blog posts! I have gotten emails and messages from people (usually right before or after unsubscribing) who, for reasons of religion, propriety, professionalism or otherwise, relate that they cannot continue to read or condone a blog which uses the language that sometimes appears on my blog posts. I am […]

Snapshot #14

Snapshot is a periodic series about what’s going on in my life right now—what I’m eating, reading, doing, loving, and my favorite links from around the web. Okay, you know those meal services where you get ingredients delivered to your house, and then you make the meals? Yeah, I’ve been trying a bunch of those…and […]