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My toddler is a bit of a picky eater and I found a great recipe for toddler muffins which included oatmeal, bananas and yogurt here. I now bake a batch of muffins every couple of weeks. They are actually great for toddler and mom and make a really healthy breakfast or snack for everyone! Over […]

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This photo says it all! My MIL is visiting us at the moment. On Sunday we took her out for brunch and then on to the new Recciuti Chocolate Lab (like hubby, MIL is a bit of a chocoholic) in the up-and-coming Dogpatch area of town. Recchiuti is a local artisinal confectioner, whose creations are […]

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I concocted this recipe and I to find creative ways to make my baby eat eggs. I also found that it was a useful way to use leftovers fruits and fruit purees. LM loves bananas, but they have to be very ripe and she will often just take a bite or two. LM has also […]

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I’ve been on a bit of a hiatus from this blog because I was busy ‘cooking’, ‘delivering’ and taking care of a baby! Yes, Girl in Fog City is now the¬†proud mama of a one-year old baby (henceforth referred to as ‘Little Monkey’ or LM). I rather suspect that my change in circumstances is going […]

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Yes, we had a tsunami warning in San Francisco. No, we did not have an actual tsunami here – just some high waves, tidal surges and choppy seas. And although there were big signs on all the beaches warning people not to get into the water, some adrenaline-junkie windsurfers were out on the water in […]

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So we ambled over to Fay Park, which was really a tiny little garden¬†designed by famous landscape architect, Thomas D. Church. It is so tiny that you could very easily miss it. But it is a gorgeous little gem . . . a wonderful place to have a romantic rendezvous (we were the only people […]

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This blog is intended mainly for British expats or “wanna be” expats or people interested in linguistic differences between the UK and the US. Having lived in the US for 2 years, it never ceases to amaze me how different the English spoken here is to the language spoken back home! Of course, being brought […]

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I was looking for an easy recipe to use up over-ripe bananas and I came across a Fannie Farmer banana bread recipe with no fat in it! I thought of my friend, the Fat Conscious Foodie, who is a fan of recipes with limited/no fat. FCF, this blog’s for you! The first time I made […]

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Fran: This blog’s for you! I have been meaning to blog about some of my early experiences after moving to the States. I started writing this blog months ago, but it’s taken me a while to complete it! When I first moved, I was lonely . . . very lonely. In addition to not knowing […]

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Baseball is a big deal in the US. If you are a foreigner like me, but have watched any popular American films, you would know this. Keen to experience this important facet of American culture since arriving here, I have tried to persuade Hub to take me to a to watch at least one baseball […]

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