Tag Archives: Grand Rapids

A Little Love for the Eggplant

Last night, I made baba ganoush, because last week we went to Gita Pita, and now I am, once again, obsessed with Mediterranean food (or at least the idea of it). I found a simple recipe for the baba ganoush … Continue reading

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Traditional Tacos and Basic Rice Noodles

I can’t get enough. I have a problem. Please send help (by which I mean gift cards to Tacos El Cuñado and Pho Anh Trang). Somewhere in my late-Winter/early-Spring attempt to get back on the healthy wagon, I overcame my … Continue reading

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Season Opener: Yoga and The Market

A beam of light crossed my face. It is not a crooked, fresh wax (which the husband said it resembles). On Saturday I woke up three hours earlier than usual to hang out in funny positions with strangers. You’ve heard … Continue reading

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Midwinter Dinner Date

It had been too long since my husband and I experienced date night. I made some Iris arrangements (with the help of an endlessly generous friend), asked him out, and on Saturday night we treated ourselves. Way back at Christmas … Continue reading

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For Something Completely Different…

Some pictures contain true joy. For my lifelong friends the Hoekzema girls (aka FransGirls – official makers of the 2014 Michigan State Christmas ornaments!), cuddling in front of a camera with Leslie Hall was the fodder for just such an … Continue reading

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The Coldest Nights of the Year

One of my dearest friends is organizing the GR Below Zero Project, which works to collect and distribute scarves, hats, mittens and more to those that need them most. If you are in the Grand Rapids area, this is a … Continue reading

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Benefit Event at The Pyramid Scheme

I want to give a quick shout out to a relatively new bar and venue in Downtown Grand Rapids – The Pyramid Scheme. I got to check it out for the first time last night. My husband’s band, The Pilot … Continue reading

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What is… Artprize?

I am certainly not an art critic. Nor am I at all qualified to determine what makes an international event a success. However, I think it is fair to say that a massive, neon-orange, shoddily painted bean bag is not … Continue reading

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