people watching the skating at Lloyd Center

people watching the skating at Lloyd Center

Last weekend I  competed at the Ice Crystal Classic  in Portland and visited friends. This may be the last year of this competition since Lloyd Center Mall is being remodeled and the rink will be reduced in size. It’s a great venue. With the rink in the middle of a mall it’s nice and warm, and it’s fun to have all the shoppers around and people watching from the food court above.

This was my first time out with the program my coach and I started choreographing in September. She suggested Read the article →

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Rosemary Lemon Roasted Figs

November 7, 2014 Dairy free

roasted figs with mascarpone cheese

Figs roasted with rosemary, lemon, madeira, and honey.

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Ice:Dance 2014 by Ice Theatre of New York Part I

October 25, 2014 Figure skating

Carly Donowick and Tyrell Gene

Ice Theatre of New York’s premiere of Ice:Dance 2014 on Oct. 3rd in Wenatchee, WA.

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Sun Valley Skating Part II

October 18, 2014 Figure skating

Sun Valley on Ice 2014 and the Adult Skating Week.

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Watermelon Tarragon Cocktail or Agua Fresca

October 13, 2014 Dairy free

watermelon tarragon cocktail or mocktail

A refreshing watermelon tarragon cocktail or mocktail.

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On Trend at IFBC: Becoming Vegetarian

September 24, 2014 Uncategorized

Vegetarianism featured at the International Food Blogger’s Conference in talks by Joe Yonan, Washington Post Food and Travel Editor, and Karen Page and Andrew Dornenberg,

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The Chef in the Hat at IFBC

September 22, 2014 Uncategorized

Thierry Ratureau at IFBC, photo credit Christina of Be Mindful, Be Human

Chef Thierry Rautureau: as remembered at his restaurant Rover’s, and at the International Food Blogger’s Conference.

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Flavor Bible Authors Coming to IFBC

September 19, 2014 Uncategorized

authors Karen Page and Andrew Dornenberg

Flavor Bible authors Karen Page and Andrew Dornenberg will give the keynote speech at the International Food Blogger’s Conference in Seattle.

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Sun Valley Skating Part I

September 14, 2014 Figure skating

Jonathan Hunt and Natalia Zeitseva at Sun Valley

Sun Valley Ice Show August 23rd, and skating at Sun Valley.

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Arugula Salad with Roasted Grapes, Goat Cheese, and Candied Hazelnuts

September 6, 2014 Fall

Fresh green arugula salad with mild goat cheese, candied hazelnuts, and roasted grapes

An arugula salad for summer or fall with roasted grapes, fresh mild goat cheese, and candied hazelnuts.

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