Food in La Jolla

July 16, 2012

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As promised, here are some pictures of our delicious meals while we were in San Diego…most of these photos were taken in La Jolla, as this is where we decided to focus our explorations during our limited free time. What a pleasure. We had top-notch meals from start to finish, and came home with a …

Adventures in Jam

June 13, 2012


I was given The Blue Chair Jam Cookbook for a Christmas gift, and tried out the rhubarb jam recipe a few weeks ago. Just plain old rhubarb. It’s really remarkable. Normally I go for strawberry rhubarb, but after tasting this, I realized my favorite part of the strawberry rhubarb, is actually the rhubarb!  This was …

Welcoming the peonies

May 25, 2012

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I love this brief window of springtime where the peonies are little spheres waiting to bloom, and then suddenly they just unfurl into these huge ruffly balls of gorgeousness. Beautiful!

Beautiful La Jolla

April 14, 2012


While on a business trip to San Diego recently, we carved out some time to visit La Jolla – and were so glad that we did! I’m always happy being near the water, and loved this breathtaking spot. I’ll be posting later about the delicious food, but until then please enjoy these photos of the local …