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Butterfly And Dog
Northern California
Just a soul on an endless search for good food, wine, beauty products, books, recipes, photos, people, and more stuff to love and share.
Interests: Reading autobiographies, fiction, and magazines, enjoying good music, being with family, including my kids, and husband, shopping farmer's markets, grocery stores, fashion, cooking, collecting cookbooks, collecting recipes, blogging.
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If you know anything about me, you know I love a good grocery store or food market. And since we moved to Moraga, CA over two years ago, I have been waiting for the Lafayette Whole Foods to open. Two torturous years of driving past the almost empty parking lot,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2011 at Butterfly and Dog
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I never have time for a good book anymore, but last Christmas, my Aunt gave me a book that I was very excited to read. "As Always, Julia. The Letters of Julia Child and Avis DeVoto", edited by Joan Reardon, has been keeping me occupied for some time now. It's... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2011 at Butterfly and Dog
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Every so often, Ryan and I, cook together. We were seriously inspired to make Veal Osso Bucco after watching an episode of "Secrets of a Restaurant Chef", with Chef Anne Burrell, on the Food Network. She has a knack for explaining and demonstrating the details that matter. "Brown food is... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2011 at Butterfly and Dog
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My Mom recently gave me this make-up kit from Sephora as a gift. There is no way I could ever use all the make-up offered in this kit, but I'll certainly give it my best shot. I love playing with make-up and creating different looks, but hardly get the chance... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2011 at Butterfly and Dog
Butterfly And Dog is now following Ruth Reichl
Dec 29, 2010
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This Dior compact is something I've wanted for some time. I got it for myself as a 40th birthday present in October. When applied, the colors are so rich and gorgeous. Because the pigment is so deep, even the light tones have full impact. I'm really over shadows that appear... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2010 at Butterfly and Dog
@ Hypnotherapy London Absolutely agree! We will be hitting up the famous Alice Waters restaurant soon. Will post about that visit to Chez Panisse.
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On Thanksgiving Day, I was in the kitchen up to my elbows in ingredients waiting to be put together to create a Thanksgiving feast. While I chopped, prepped, sauteed, and simmered my dishes, my daughter and Aunt, photographed some my creations as they came out of the kitchen. They figured... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2010 at Butterfly and Dog
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I was recently at Sur La Table and came upon these adorable salt and pepper shakers. Many years ago, when my Great Grandma Lorraine passed away, I inherited a pair of mouse salt and pepper shakers from her. She had a thing for mice. I'm not sure where it all... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2010 at Butterfly and Dog
In an effort to keep the romance alive, Ryan and I decided a date night was in order. Its amazing how everyday responsibilities, family, and a World Series, can put a relationship on the back burner. The only thing to do, is to insist on spending time with one another.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2010 at Butterfly and Dog
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