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Currently (Includes a Flat Tire!)

Currently (Includes a Flat Tire!)

So, I just got home from another long day. I proceeded to go to the craft store right after work to pick up some paper, and POP, I flattened my tire on a curb. Pulling into a parking lot and getting out of my car, I figured the "shhhhhhhh" sound I heard was either a sprinkler system going off, or a great big gash coming from the front passenger tire. Turns out it was the latter.

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Lemon & Honey Shrimp Arugula Salad

Lemon & Honey Shrimp Arugula Salad

Sometimes, you have to build recipes around one ingredient. Today, that ingredient was arugula. With a fresh bag filled with arugula sitting in my fridge, I pondered how to use it with other things I already had. What I originally wanted to use it for was totally impractical - fancy crostini with goat cheese and prosciutto, or something - so I looked into arugula salads. Are they even a thing? Turn out they are. And they're perfect if you're in the mood for something light, nutritious, and peppery. 

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Leather Jacket Lunch Date

Leather Jacket Lunch Date

I broke out Massimo's jacket for our first al fresco dining of 2018! Well, if you're not counting all of those beachside dinners in Hawaii, that is...The pelletteria in which this coat once lived is in the magical city of Florence. The leather shop, named after its owner, Massimo, was an equally magical place. I recounted the serendipitous story in this post, and oh how it brings a smile to my face!

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