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Charlene Prince Birkeland
Silicon Valley
I like coffee, cooking and baseball.
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By Q. I think Terun is awesome because Terun has the best pizzas you can ever get! When I went there they had the most delicious drinks and foods. Their prosciutto is addictive. There caramel gelato is so tasty it is like eating sugar out of the box! You should... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2014 at kidzer
By: N. Yank Sing, located at 49 Stevenson Street in San Francisco, has some of the best dim sum I have ever eaten. Their dumplings are very juicy and tasty and the pork buns are out of this world. The desserts are also very good. My personal favorite was the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2014 at kidzer
By Q. Yank Sing is the perfect place to go if you like Chinese food. I think this because at Yank Sing they never let you have an empty table! When I went to Yank Sing the moment we sat down, there where literally piles of food on the table!... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2014 at kidzer
Love these. Every month I add these to my journal -- so fun to look back on them and watch him change!
Toggle Commented Jun 13, 2012 on Father's Day Craftiness at Mrs. Geek
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Love you, my friend.
Toggle Commented Aug 13, 2011 on To the mothers who work at CityMama™
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Congrats, Danielle! Excited to hear more and follow you on this new adventure!
Toggle Commented May 23, 2011 on My new life at Foodmomiac
I got stuck laughing at "dog sprained her tail"...mostly because I thought my dog was the only crazy mutt around!!
Happy Birthday Wallie! My boys are sending hugs and bright sparkly fireflies (that's Q talking) in her direction :)
Toggle Commented Sep 15, 2010 on Six at CityMama™
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Charlene Prince Birkeland is now following Tedhaining
Aug 16, 2010
That Jess is a smart lady. And so are you :)
Toggle Commented Aug 7, 2010 on Haulin' Ass at Foodmomiac
Abi -- I bet that is going to be some seriously good stuff. A year?! Very rich. Ted - I added the simple syrup after 10 days of steeping the lemon/vodka mix. I'll wait about a month before it's ready. Although I think you're supposed to let it sit for 50 days post syrup? We may have to have some sort of homemade limoncello soiree.
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Hi Cindy! Of course! We have visited Kauai a few times and Maui, so I can write about those islands and the specific spots we visited :) Charlene
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We picked up that set (sans colored handles) over the weekend. Besides fostering good manners at the table, it helps develop small motor skills (the later being our summer work)!
Toggle Commented Jun 29, 2010 on Summer Project: Knife and Fork at CityMama™
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Which did you plant from seed v. starter plants? (Either way they all look like they are doing really well!) Not sure what we'll do this year. Peas, tomatoes for sure. Basil, cilantro and mint. But haven't tried lettuces maybe will add those.
Toggle Commented Apr 8, 2010 on Patio garden beginnings at CityMama™
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Feb 23, 2010
Also, I meant "What their vegetables are" :)
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I remember watching it when it first hit and those snippets with the school kids -- the ones who don't know that their vegetables are...all I could think about was those cookbooks that tell parents to sneak vegetables into meals for their kids. Another topic altogether! Simplest thing to follow is to lead by example -- if parents are healthy eaters, they encourage their kids to do the same. I loved Jamie Oliver's presentation and look forward to more from him.
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Thanks Molly!
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Sun: Butternut squash, wild rice and mushroom stew. Mon: split pea soup (there's your "s" soup!) Tues: chicken pot pie Wed: roasted root veggies w/wild rice/pilaf. Thurs: Salmon w/green beans and orzo. Fri: Homemade pizza (feta, sundried tomatoes). Sat: Date night!
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Jay -- it was silly putty! i will have to see if we can find a recipe for that and try it out this weekend. i'm sure we can recreate it! we used to copy comic strips onto them ;)
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I do not know of this book, but I love your clever pairing. Is the book called Ooblick?
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So, so, SO jealous, Glennia. We spent last year from Xmas to NY on Kauai and we regret that we didn't do it again this year. Was a magical week. Enjoy your trip and can't wait for more updates.
Toggle Commented Dec 30, 2009 on Greetings from Kauai at The Silent "I"
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do it! super easy, amy. and look for bottles at The Container Store versus Sur La Table. Much cheaper. I just missed the boat and didn't order in time, so had to pay for more expensive ones! You could even do smaller bottles.
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I've never had any problems uploading direct from iphoto to a typepad based post. something else you can do is use a flickr account and drop in the code. but i've never seen a widget specific to iphoto and typepad. have you checked out the typepad widget page?
Toggle Commented Nov 30, 2009 on It's beginning to look a lot like... at Mrs. Geek
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