holidays

family time

December 29, 2009

nothing better than your family around holidays to welcome you, care for you, and then drive you fucking insane! i guess there are some fun moments too… mama and i went to the art institute to check out the modern wing….eh. i don’t know. not so impressed. the best stuff is on the 3rd...
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holiday cheer

December 24, 2009

ryan, tim, brian, will & jose’s xmas party was a grand ol’ time. what a great way to kick off the holiday season! everyone in their festive sweaters- even the beer dressed up!
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todah rabah!

December 19, 2009

todah rabah means thank you very much in hebrew. thanks to everyone who came to the chanukkah party. it was an intimate affair with lots of fried food. gabe & jen saved the day by taking over the oil reins and frying everything to absolute perfection. thanks guys!!! we told the story of chanukkah,...
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chanukkah sameach!

December 17, 2009

ok, i know it’s already the 6th night, but i’m preparing for my chanukkah party tomorrow night….soo much work to do but the menu’s looking like this: latkes (mom’s recipe!) w/applesauce and sour cream sufganiyot (auntie gila’s recipe!) mexican wedding cakes (thanks tracy!) and chocolate latke coconut cookies (via cookingjewish.com) ha! also, lots of...
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ice cold

December 9, 2009

it’s 47°F here in san francisco (8°C for you european readers out there) and i am just FREEZING! riding my bike to work is getting harder and harder, the roof is starting to leak, and i just want soup and crusty bread for dinner every night. ok ok, maybe i’m being a wimp, but...
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happy thanksgiving!

November 27, 2009

just wanted to wish everyone a HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!! i’m thankful for so many things, including my wonderful family and friends, my fabulous boyfriend and our beautiful home that we’ve made together here in san francisco. it’s been a crazy year so far. thanks for reading my blog and sharing it all with me, wherever...
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passover in reno: part 2

May 1, 2009

THE PASSOVER SEDER!!!! reading the hagaddah!!! a drop of wine for each of the 10 plauges!!! hardboiled eggs!!! matzah!!! matzah ball soup!!! brisket!!! flourless chocolate cake and my lovely fruit plate!!! chocolate and apple cakes!!! finding the afikoman!!! CHAG SAMEACH!!!
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passover in reno: part one

April 25, 2009

after portland i flew down to reno to visit my family and to celebrate passover. for those of you who aren’t familiar with the myriad jewish holidays (there are so many to keep track of), passover is the holiday that coincides with easter and commemorates the jews’ escape from egypt after being enslaved by...
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