Monthly Archives: April 2009

Tratoria ala Sciliana

So this place is next to our real estate agent’s office and she raves about it.  Because I am competitive and a friend of J’s has tried hundreds of restaurants in San Francisco alone, I insisted we go to a … Continue reading

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House Hunting Diaries Part 2

Whew that was a cliffhanger I left you at. So here’s the deal. We put an offer on the house in Berkeley. Someone else put an offer $15,000 higher than ours and they weren’t asking for closing costs. That freed … Continue reading

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Off Topic – The House Hunting Diaries

So I’ve been making offhanded statements about the fact that J and I are trying to buy a house. That is funny because this is seriously THE THING THAT IS SUCKING OUR LIVES. Seriously, not only are we looking at … Continue reading

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The Challenge – Wrap Up

This was a great exercise more us to look at what we eat and what we spend. One thing is for sure, food is our biggest cost. At the very least it’s our most variable cost. I’ve always said we … Continue reading

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The Challenge – Halfway Through

So I decided to start the challenge on a Monday instead of Sunday because B was having a $20 family style dinner night with lamb, roasted fennel, sautéed carrots and mashed potatoes and dessert (cheese plate for me!). The breakfasts … Continue reading

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So today we had a massive amount of inspiration and made a meal composed entirely of local ingredients from local producers. Well as far as we know because ACME breads probably doesn’t get locally grown wheat. Is there even such … Continue reading

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