Work continues, albeit at an ever-so-slightly slower pace this week.
One has to make some concessions to the holidays, after all.
And then, of course, there are the do-overs.
Mon mari started laying the frame for the sub-floor this week. See those 2 holes?
The one with the cable is the one
mon mari made to attach the chandelier in … Continue reading.....
Exciting times chez nous….
We have a finished, painted wall in our soon-to-be bedroom!
Okay, not quite finished… It still has the phone wire sticking out of the top that has to be tucked into the corner and run down the wall. Remember, stone walls don’t allow things to be neatly hidden away. That’s were the outside phone cable comes … Continue reading.....
I haven’t been making pasta lately
No, I’m not on a low-carb, no-carb or any other sort of diet.
I’m on a new potato eating frenzy.
In case you’ve never read this blog before….. We eat with the seasons. And right now it’s new potato season.
I picked up a box of a new (to me) kind last week – …
It's a cool, rainy day here in the Lot et Garonne….
Perfect for spending a bit of time drooling over pasta.
And there is a lot to drool over this week.
So, grab a napkin and your virtual fork and let's have at it:
First in this week is Rachel, of
The Crispy Cook. She wasn't thrilled with her … Continue reading.....
It’s been a fussy week, chez nous.
When walls are going up or coming down progress is always dramatic. But at some point all the finishing work has to get done.
This week he did the trim around the ceiling, and started work on the fireplace. A very poor extension was done on it at one point. Originally all of …
The weather turned cool last week, unseasonably early for us. We even had a frost!
The days were still sunny and warm, which sent us outside to finish getting ready for winter.
In another words, other than getting the boiler (furnace) functioning and the radiators hooked up there was no progress inside this week.
And we’re still waiting for the …
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Presto Pasta Nights #73
So So Simple decided to make soup do to the cold, winter weather in Auckland, New Zealand. Well, one thing led to another and … Continue reading..... Spinach Salad with Quinoa
Every Saturday, in the village of Sant Julià de Lòria, Andorra, there is a group of people meeting for lunch at El Principat, more familiarly know as Ramon’s
It’s not a formal group. Anyone can show up and be welcomed, anytime.
There is only one rule: the gathering is for English speakers only, though …