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Feeling Kaki for Thanksgiving

  Kaki, or persimmons, are in full season right now. The orange glossy skin is such a cheerful sight in the markets – it is one of the fruits that are still purely seasonal. You can only find it around

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Feeling Kaki for Thanksgiving

  Kaki, or persimmons, are in full season right now. The orange glossy skin is such a cheerful sight in the markets – it is one of the fruits that are still purely seasonal. You can only find it around

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When The Sky Turns Gold

    These days, the chill in the morning is crisp as I bring Cy out for his morning walks in our new neighborhood. The air is misty and the ground on the nearby forest is covered with freshly fallen

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When The Sky Turns Gold

    These days, the chill in the morning is crisp as I bring Cy out for his morning walks in our new neighborhood. The air is misty and the ground on the nearby forest is covered with freshly fallen

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Big Thoughts with Small Things and Two Apple Recipes

  As I come to know our new surroundings, our new adopted city and our new home, I quietly revel in the calm bliss of being back in the States. All of the things I missed about the U.S. are

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Big Thoughts with Small Things and Two Apple Recipes

  As I come to know our new surroundings, our new adopted city and our new home, I quietly revel in the calm bliss of being back in the States. All of the things I missed about the U.S. are

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First Halloween with Pumpkin Flax Pancakes

First Halloween: Pumpkin Flax Pancakes Our first Halloween in the United States. Being away from the States, I had forgotten what a big cultural phenomenon this was. The celebratory feeling – you can’t go through the day without bumping into

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First Halloween with Pumpkin Flax Pancakes

First Halloween: Pumpkin Flax Pancakes Our first Halloween in the United States. Being away from the States, I had forgotten what a big cultural phenomenon this was. The celebratory feeling – you can’t go through the day without bumping into

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Back at Home

Cy Paris was born on October 21, 2013 in Paris. He was born a healthy 9 lbs., and is a thriving happy baby. Now our home is filled with the laughter and clatter of two boys – a pure joy to

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Back at Home

Cy Paris was born on October 21, 2013 in Paris. He was born a healthy 9 lbs., and is a thriving happy baby. Now our home is filled with the laughter and clatter of two boys – a pure joy to

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Norwegian Heart Waffles

Retreating to the countryside is the best thing about summer. The long days, cooking outside, and unlimited space for Magnus to run, scream and hop. Unlike the overwhelming swelter of the city, the rolling hills of Brittany offer windswept afternoons

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Norwegian Heart Waffles

Retreating to the countryside is the best thing about summer. The long days, cooking outside, and unlimited space for Magnus to run, scream and hop. Unlike the overwhelming swelter of the city, the rolling hills of Brittany offer windswept afternoons

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Simple Nectarine Tarts

  With the beautiful stone fruits of summer, there are so many  verysimple things you can do to enjoy and enhance their flavors. Nectarines are my favorite, and I usually eat them raw, cold, and cut into small pieces and

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Simple Nectarine Tarts

  With the beautiful stone fruits of summer, there are so many  verysimple things you can do to enjoy and enhance their flavors. Nectarines are my favorite, and I usually eat them raw, cold, and cut into small pieces and