Date Night With Jeff

a six senses post

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tasting ~ Chocolate Rocket Yerba Mate by David’s Tea…a gift from our friend Aaron…soooo yummy! chocolate, raspberries and almonds… oh my! and, a delicious turkey dinner made by the cute hubby for date night smelling ~ drawn garlic butter for steamed artichokes…. the fresh scent of pine needles filling the house…the best Christmas smell… seeing…

restaurant review ~ the chef shack ~ bay city, wisconsin

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fried duck eggs, steak and hash woods woman hash, potatoes, organic scrambled eggs, veggies and a bacon bratwurst link cinnamon swirl french toast with real butter, maple syrup, a bacon bratwurst link & apples I am so excited to tell you about the new location of one of our favorite restaurants.We’ve enjoyed their beautiful fare…

six senses saturday

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seeing ~THIS movie in the theater today… Daniel Craig is the best bond since Connery, just sayin’… candlelight on our front porch for date night… and bittersweet growing like mad among the climbing rose bushes, pine trees and grapevines out in our back yard. feeling ~ close to completing my latest yarn expedition and eager…

last day of our autumn adventure ~ a six senses post

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seeing the sun rise over glittering Lake Superior with a warm cup of tea in one hand and my camera in the other…feeling beach rocks underfoot and the excitement of the changing season as geese fly overhead… hearing seagulls call and beautiful live music over brunch at Pizza Luce (yes, we ate there three days…

six senses saturday ~ snuggling in

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feeling ~ yarn, the warmth of my fireplace and quilts… (find the free dress pattern I used and adapted HERE) seeing ~ kitties napping, a pile of thrift store books waiting to be read tasting ~ soft boiled eggs on buttery garlic toast with my morning tea…one of my absolute favorite breakfasts smelling ~ pumpkin…

celebrating 17 years ~ day trip, lunch and antiquing

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~ ~ ~ what came home with me ~ ~ ~ The beginning of our week-long anniversary celebration started with a day trip on Wisconsin’s Great River Road. When we crossed the bridge that leads from Minnesota to Wisconsin, the sky was dappled grey, and the sun kept trying to peek out from behind the…

apple picnic

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a beautiful Saturday spent at the apple orchard. we were there for their annual food and wine event, so we got to sip vino, and listen to live music while sitting in a gazebo next to a golden corn field. just the kind of day we’ve been looking forward to all summer…one that’s sunny, but…

riverside picnic

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We were trying to figure out a good place to go to dinner last night where we could sit outside. There are a few places in Red Wing, but in the end we decided to pack a picnic and head to the riverside. We stopped at the market and picked up a rotisserie chicken, French…

staycation days one and two…and the great minnesota get-together!

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Evening after work On Tuesday ~ vino and a candlelight dinner on the front porch…Jeff made grilled teriyaki chicken, grilled pineapple/peppers and onion… and I made oven roasted herbed potatoes… Wednesday ~ tea, vanilla buttermilk pancakes, farmer’s market and co-op shopping for fresh ingredients…a leisurely day at home… Thursday ~ Minnesota State Fair! … So…