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pumpkin spice

Pumpkin Spice Makes Everything Nice

When September rolls around, all things “pumpkin spice” appear: cereal, oatmeal, ice cream, pastries and confections, candles, and the dreaded (for some) pumpkin spice lattes in all the coffee shops. You either love it or loathe it. I, for one, love it. And it not’s just the flavor I love. I also love the aroma […]

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easy watermelon salad recipe

Restaurant-Inspired Easy Watermelon Salad Recipe

Every summer, I look forward to the abundance of melons (watermelon, cantaloupe, honeydew) that appear at my local grocery store. Their syrupy, sweet aroma smells like summer to me. On a hot summer day, there’s nothing as refreshing as a cold slice of melon sprinkled with sea salt. When I’ve had my fill of sliced […]

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SF apartment

Notes on Raising a Family in an Apartment

I’ve always loved San Francisco. I’ve loved the city since I was five or six-years-old, when my family would drive down from Marysville for the weekend to see my cousins or great aunt. I loved the fog, the brilliant orange of the Golden Gate Bridge, and eucalyptus-tinged air that whirred in the city. As a […]

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