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Monthly Archives: June 2013

You want us to SAVE the Seaweed???

Erin and I drove to Balboa Island (the cutest island around) to try out Seaweed Sok, the only pure seaweed bathhouse in the U.S.  We each had our own batch of seaweed, which had been flown in from Ireland where it has been harvested for over 100 years.  Apparently, this is the best seaweed around … Continue reading »

Categories: 100 New Experiences, Week 69 Seaweed Bath | 3,309 Comments

Give it to me straight up!

This “We Never, ” which turned out to be a surprise.  We drove to a house with bars on the windows but when we walked around to the back, we opened a door to reveal a spectacular fully-stocked bar.  The guy who gave the class loved what he did and knew his stuff.  He was … Continue reading »

Categories: Week 68: Bar-tending Class! | 795 Comments

Home grown and made!

It doesn’t get better than this – at least in the world of jam-making.  We picked the fruit in Erin’s backyard, added some sugar, lemon, and fresh-squeezed orange juice.  It was about as homemade as anything I’ve done before.  Making it even better, we had two other of our favorite people in the kitchen helping … Continue reading »

Categories: Week 67: Marmalade this time! | 5,205 Comments

Just call me Lady Marmalade!

Yes, I appreciate that we have already made jam so this is not THAT exciting.  But different from jam, we actually picked and cleaned and peeled this fruit. It came from the orange tree in our yard.  The long and short of it is that we are too conservative and once again over-cooked our jam/jelly. … Continue reading »

Categories: Week 67: Marmalade this time! | 5,096 Comments