Category Archives: reviews

goodbye, famous dave’s and hello to the haze

tonight we tried another new restaurant.  it’s called “the haze” and it’s by the same folks who created our favorite sushi place *so we were pretty sure it would be yummy.  and we weren’t disappointed.  the thing that sets it … Continue reading

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batch bakehouse review

last sunday, we enjoyed brunch on the east side with friends.  as we were chatting, they mentioned the new bakery nearby called “batch bakehouse” and were raving about the deliciousness there.  even though i was completely full from brunch, i … Continue reading

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bread pudding

last friday,  i met with a friend for breakfast and a little bit of painting.  we decided to meet this time at the new ironworks cafe which is run by local highschool students.  i don’t often include logos here on … Continue reading

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2 children’s music album reviews

here are two albums i’ve been meaning to review on the blog for quite some time.  the first is a cd i would have never guessed i’d like so much: do you remember the song from a dell computer commercial … Continue reading

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a little laugh and a delicious dinner

this morning when i walked upstairs to take a shower, i saw a little kitty face in an unusual spot.  she was just sitting there, in the tub, looking at me.  and i just had to take a picture.  it … Continue reading

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a trip to d.c.

my dad’s birthday is a few days before christmas and this year he wanted to take a family trip to the smithsonian in washington d.c. for his birthday present.  we were happy to oblige. the day was bitterly cold and … Continue reading

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slowly unpacking

whew.  we made it back from our epic holiday journey a few days ago and although the suitcases and boxes of presents have all been unpacked and put away and the laundry has even been washed, the unpacking of the … Continue reading

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fun trip to chicago

way back in march, i took a trip to michigan city with friends.  most of them were interested in march madness.  i was lured by the promise of interesting shopping.  we had considered the possibility of taking a day trip … Continue reading

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escape to the north

this past weekend, mr. h-s and i took a few days off and drove a few hours north to door county.  this was our second trip to the county and we had a better idea of what to expect.  life … Continue reading

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little pieces of a five day (foodie) weekend

because of the quirks of my work schedule, i haven’t been to work since last thursday.  originally, i’d planned to take advantage of this stretch of time off by taking a trip to visit a friend, but in the end,  … Continue reading

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