Monthly Archives: March 2012

My Favorite Things March: Gino’s East Pizza

I’m back. I took a bit of a vacation. I like to refer to it as “Laura’s Midwest Spring Break Tour ’12.” It was almost t-shirt worthy. Almost. The majority of my Spring Break Tour was spent in Chicago. The … Continue reading

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A Post for Carolyn and Angie!

[Note:  some people use blogs as a way to showcase talents — I apparently use mine to showcase horrific photography. If anyone wants to do a slide show of bad photos of me, I’ve provided oh-so-much fodder. I really do wear dress … Continue reading

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My Favorite Things March: Little Green Tulips!

I have SO MANY of these little tulip babies in my yard! And it’s SO EXCITING! (Unless they get snowed on. That would be the opposite of exciting.) Every year I forget how much I love spring. The warm sun, … Continue reading

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My Dad Had a Birthday!

I love birthdays! And I love my dad. So, we birthday’d together this weekend. I baked him birthday rye bread (that actually rose and tasted like bread!) and a carrot cake. Because dads like bread and carrots. Mom and I … Continue reading

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How Many Refrigerators Are Running?

Only one. Don’t kid yourself. It’s just that I had a bit of a fridge parade last weekend. And I really got to know the delivery guys. Here’s the condensed version of my fridge drama: Fridge #1:  Died during a … Continue reading

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‘My Favorite Things’ March — Urbandale Living

Oprah has her favorite things; I have mine. I’m sure there’s some overlap. Or maybe not. Maybe Oprah really likes Brussels sprouts, too. Then we could be sprouts sisters. I’d like to use the month of March to show everyone that … Continue reading

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Is My Refrigerator Running?

Ilovecalling people (mostly my grandmas) and asking them if their refrigerators are running. They say “yes,” and I laugh hysterically and say, “then you’d better go and catch it!” I never thought that joke would get old. It’s hysterical. And sophisticated. … Continue reading

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