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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┬áproud 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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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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Gosh! I wrote this blog AGES ago and decided that it needed a bit of tweaking and promptly forgot all about it! Since I haven’t done a food blog for a while, I thought now would be a good time to post it. I found this really cool recipe on the Weight Watchers website for […]

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This weekend has been a wonderful antidote to the horrid week we had (the apartment upstairs had a leak and the result was a lot of water damage to our apartment which is going to take a while to sort out). On Saturday, we took some of Hub’s rellies (who were visiting from Canada) sightseeing. […]

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About a month ago I went to an overnight spiritual retreat at Point Montara near Half Moon Bay, just outside San Francisco. The weather was overcast and cloudy, which gave an atmosphere that was very conducive to the nature of the retreat – inward thought and contemplation. Here are some photos:

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