the thanksgiving challenge

It was our turn to spend Thanksgiving with Brian’s parents this year. The problem? Brian’s dad was having knee replacement surgery the Monday before Thanksgiving and was scheduled to come home on Thanksgiving day (everything went fine, by the way). Obviously, he was not going to be able to travel …

port-a-licious

As if I didn’t have enough stuff to do this weekend, we bottled two batches of wine last night. One was called “Pacific Quartet” and it was a white wine blend (on the sweeter side). I thought it was pretty good. And the other was the chocolate raspberry port. It …

shopping

I got my Costco fix today, so now we’re all stocked up. I probably have enough meat in the house for the next four months (it doesn’t hurt that I already had a half of a side of beef in the freezer). This time, I dragged Brian and Jacob with …