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i haven’t been writing mostly because ive been feeling like shit mostly because ive found out i was pregnant but i didnt want to say anything because i hadnt really told anyone yet but then my mom came to visit and i realized she never even looks at this thing even though she knows about it so i can talk about whatever i want here and so i could have just stayed in the routine except for that whole feeling like shit thing i just mentioned which really has been terrible.

as of today i am/we are at 11 weeks as of TODAY (i drafted this post a while ago) I am at 15 weeks and i think most of the exhaustion and nausea have finally fallen away (for real). which is good because i got eggs to color and maybe some hot cross buns to make (just because they look delish) (they werent THAT great).  also we just did a cheapie re-do on the upstairs bathroom and i need to go to ikea and get some kind of shelf and maybe one of those little rolling trays for my kitchen garbage can that they are ALWAYS OUT OF (we repurposed a dresser and they were still out of the rolling trash thing ugh).

This weekend (just to make it a real update) I have to make a cheshire cat costume for a parade.  m kinda terrified of that.


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a few weeks ago there was this lovely soup making the rounds. it was posted and reposted everywhere. the only thing NOT posted was the recipe. now i love deborah madison and ‘vegetarian cooking for everyone’ has my current favorite soup and and of course i was dying to try it but im not really in a position to buy a new cookbook right now. so i looked up another recipe and worked backwards from this vegan modified version and came up with this.  i don’t know how close it is to the original but its goooooood. (more…)

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