Pink Pancakes Blog at (7/2009)

Pink Pancakes

Jul. 31, 2009 1:39 pm 
Updated: Aug. 1, 2009 6:00 pm
 Well, I'm finally back in Austin and boy is it nice to be home, even if home is in the middle of a major remodel! Oliver has been visiting with my parents but he arrives this evening. It'll be nice to get our routine back. My brothers band, The Broderick, rocked the Forecastle music… MORE
The drummer, Quinten.
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Jul. 7, 2009 10:40 am 
Updated: Oct. 6, 2009 8:48 pm
Today I wrote the biggest check I've ever written and now my bank account looks sadly empty buuuut I am a homeowner! I get the keys tomorrow at Noon. I think I'm hyperventilating. MORE
My first home
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view from front door into living room and kitchen. The wall is a light tan and the back wall and out
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Kitchen- Yes, it needs a LOT of work. This room will be light tan as well.
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Back patio and yard
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Jul. 6, 2009 12:57 pm 
Updated: Jul. 7, 2009 10:24 am
This is a HUGE week for Oliver and I. I close on the house on Wednesday (Ahhhhh!!) I'll post pictures soon. On Thursday at 5am we fly to Southern Indiana to visit my parents. My "little" brother, Max, is in a band called The Broderick and they recently won a concert sponsored by Jansport.… MORE
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Jul. 1, 2009 10:08 am 
Updated: Jul. 1, 2009 12:50 pm
Pick One:  McDonald's, Burger King, In-n-Out? in-n-out - the fries are to die for Taco Bell, Long John Silvers, Arbys? Arby's if I fastfood splurge Pepsi, Coke, Store Brand? diet coke Mountain Dew, Sierra Mist, Sprite? Diet Sprite - if I convince myself that I have a… MORE
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I like... all things red, Bob Dylan, reading tarot, learing to work with a new food, peanuts, almonds, and cashews, old records, classic novels, 1968 StingRays, good red wine, fashion, F. Scott Fitzgerald, gardening, tulips, Frida Kahlo, indie rock, my kitchen aide mixer.
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ethnic foods, appetizers, broccoli, sauces, mexican, new techniques, new foods.
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secret pizza sauce, scrambled eggs, spritz cookies, homemade pasta, real sausage.
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Dora Wat (Ethopian), Chapati, A great big turkey, moist and yummy crab cakes, sauces- I love sauces, potato and smoked salmon soup, dill cheese bread, blueberry pie.
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anything in cookie form, the first pork chop I ever made was awful and tasted like a tire with gravy on it.
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