We have the wood ready for the passthrough door and I’ve already started staining them: I hope to finish them in the next few days, but we have a very busy weekend ahead of us (lunch today, lunch tomorrow, dinner on Sunday, plus a couple of other things) so I don’t know when I’ll be… CONTINUE READING →
There’s an annual antique fair that’s really popular here, especially among professionals – people in the antique business come from all over the country and even France & Portugal to check it out. I’ve always wanted to go but for some reason it always fell on a busy weekend. Well, not this time! A friend… CONTINUE READING →
We haven’t been able to make any progress with the passthrough doors, but since today’s Friday and it’s Saint Patrick’s Day this weekend, I thought I’d share a menu for a leprechaun-themed party. ONE // Honeydew-cucumber mojito Mojitos are one my favorite cocktails, and this one by none other than Martha Stewart looks very refreshing…. CONTINUE READING →
One of the things I wanted to include in the blog redesign was a “Favorite Posts” area in the sidebar. I feel like we’ve done a lot of DIY projects and recipes that tend to get lost otherwise, and showcasing the ones we like best is a good idea to make them shine a little… CONTINUE READING →
Right now I’m in the middle of my second year of writing my PhD dissertation, with a couple more years left to go. It’s an “International Doctorate” program, which means that I have to do at least a three-month stay to work on my thesis with someone in a non-Spanish University. Such stay is usually… CONTINUE READING →
Happy New Year(‘s Eve) everyone! I’m making tonight’s dessert as I speak, but I wanted to pop in on the last day of the year to share my goals for 2013. But first, let’s talk about how I did on my goals for this year… Organization was my number one home-improvement goal and I’m pretty… CONTINUE READING →
I wish you a happy day with your loved ones! Image from here.
Three weeks and many km later, we’re back home. The trip was wonderful, even though we had a few hiccups – like the wallet incident, and I also left my US passport at the hotel in Monterey… thankfully they mailed it to me and arrived in LA the day before we left. Today I’m taking… CONTINUE READING →
It’s the first time I’ve ever been to Texas, although I haven’t seen much besides the hotel room and the conference room at the university. There’s a couple of things that have struck out to me: the size of everything, it’s all huge! And, that I was expecting very hot weather, and we didn’t get… CONTINUE READING →
Like you have probably noticed, I’ve been busy changing servers today. I still have to solve a few things so I’ll be back with a recipe on Friday. Thanks for your patience!