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Friday, October 2, 2009

Recipe Link

Ok, I thought I set up the last post with a link to the recipe, but I must have done it wrong, so just click here: Tomato Mozzarella Basil Recipe and hopefully it will work this time.

Thursday, October 1, 2009

Tomato Mozzarella Basil Tart


I have come to realize that those 3 things (tomatoes, mozzarella and basil) make the most delicious edibles. Add some garlic, olive oil and salt & pepper and you really can't go wrong. My good friend and cooking kindred spirit, Alexis, and I made this dish yesterday and pretty much ate the whole thing. It was AAAAMMAAAAZZing! It's not super labor intensive but it does take some time because you have to chill the dough for an hour but it is so worth it. You've got to try it!

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

End of Summer Fun

Liz and I and the kids had a blast at Northwest Trek near Eatonville. We went on a cool, cloudy morning so all the animals were out. It was amazing!
"Oh, rise and shout..." These cougars were huge.
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Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Check me out

Ok, so I know some of you out there are further along in your culinary skills to get very excited about this, but this is an exciting accomplishment for me.Doesn't it look amazing? And it was so easy. Click here for the Caprese Salad recipe. It's delicious!

Monday, August 31, 2009

Summer Recap - Part 2 (July 4th, 2009)

Firecracker Triathlon Group, from left to right: Lance, Mom, Dad, Lauren, Adam and Amy. This event was so much fun! I totally want to do it again, but hopefully with a different bike. :) Check out Adam's sweet ride!

My supportive family

These guys are the real competitors! They each came in 4th place for the men and women's groups. I love how they totally get into it. Good job, Adam and Lauren!

Our evening activities were held at Nelson's and Cramer's awesome neighborhood. Adam bought some killer, slightly illegal fireworks for the occasion. And Liz painted everyone's fingernails, even Rhett and Jacob's. Thanks, Liz :)





Cute Cousins!

As you can see, Jacob really enjoyed the festive cupcakes. Let's count how many Jacob ate...

Here's Cupcake #1

Cupcake #2

And here's Cupcake #3

Fun with Sparklers

Check out this pensive look. "Do I want to try a sparkler?"

"Oh ya, this is great!"





Ok, I like 'em too

Daddy's little girl

Sarah with the neighborhood girls

Megs and cute little Benjamin!

Sunday, August 30, 2009

Summer Recap - Part 1

Well, I kind of took the summer off from blogging, so I'm going to attempt to catch everyone up on our "fun"-filled summer. Mostly I'm just going to post a bunch of pictures (that's all everyone wants to see anyway, right?).

Fun at a Mariner's Game with Sarah and Jacob

Fun celebrating my 35th Birthday! Man, I'm getting old.



Fun at the Fort Lewis Military Museum







Fun making s'mores for Family Home Evening

Fun at Grace's 1st haircut!





Fun Day in Seattle with Grandma and Grandpa Horlacher





Fun at Burfoot Park

Fun at the Gilbert House