Cooking with Liz, part I

October 7, 2010

After reading Nate’s lemon poppy seed post, I decided to do a little digging and look what I found:

Aww, memories. That’s the exact failure that he so vividly described yesterday. In addition to all the mistakes he listed, it looks like we also forgot to grease the pan.

But like he said, we had fun, ate [...]

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The sky is falling!

August 13, 2010

In case you hadn’t heard, Ames has had a pretty rough week. Between Sunday and Tuesday we had a few storms that dumped well over 10 inches of rain on our town. The Skunk River flooded. Squaw Creek flooded. The storm drains couldn’t keep up and 8 water mains broke. All this has left us [...]

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Memorial Day Shenanigans

June 14, 2010

A few weeks ago Liz and I hosted our families for Memorial Day. While this sounds like a fantastic idea at first, we quickly realized that this would entail catching up on 3 years of deferred maintenance on our house.
Exhibit A

We thought that since the weeds had completely taken over the area, that something [...]

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