Bliss Bits 8/27/2014

These days are full…in the kitchen, in the mountains, with my family, with friends. A busy life isn’t always a happy life, but there are reasons to smile in everything. Take a peek at what brought me joy this week!

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Garden fresh.

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After 30 years, this guy doesn’t need those glasses anymore!

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I spy a bed hog.

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Tomato toastettes, at least once a week!

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Sunflowers (and black coffee) are my favorite. 

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Looking a little like fall, isn’t it?

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My mom sent this pic of two mischievous bears in her neighborhood!

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This pile of yum turned into a scrumptious Spicy Mexican Pizza

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I love those few-and-far-between moments when the house feels tidy.

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Charred jalapeño! Garnish for fresh tomato Bloody Maries.

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In my head, I sound exactly like Stevie Nicks. #gyspyforever

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Grilled pineapple for a recipe coming later this week!

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A spectacular sunset view from our front porch.

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My Thai Chicken Tacos are featured as one of Kitchen Daily‘s best Labor Day recipes! 

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Date night! I could possibly live on burrata.

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Yesterday was National Dog Day. I wouldn’t want to live in a world without dogs.

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A few tomatoes from our garden. It’s happening!

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One year ago, this was happening in Toll Canyon.

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Two years ago, I made Basil Jalapeño Blackberry Jam

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Three years ago, we were in Portland as part of our 5-week road trip in Betty

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Four years ago, we were camping near Logan, Utah. 

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And this is the current situation behind me. 

You know. Just the usual bliss.

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