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A Lazy Mouse in the Kitchen

I’m not dead, I swear. I may be crazy.

Right now, I’m desperately trying to find some balance in my life. Right after Thanksgiving, I started graduate school as a full-time student. A week after that, I started a new full-time job. (It seems I also thought it would be a grand idea to catch an extremely nasty cold on the same day.) Of course, Christmas was the following week.

And now we’re in week three. I’m trying to manage work, school, friends, hobbies, language lessons, etc… None of it is balanced right now and it’s really challenging…

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Extra! Extra! Read All About It!

Wow! I’ve been featured in my town’s local newspaper, the Tooele Transcript! I’m really surprised and quite honored. The print edition has me on both front and back pages of the Hometown section – quite a bit of press for this little blogger.

Click here to read the article.

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Hi there! Thanks for stopping by! If you’re new here, don’t forget to bookmark me or sign up for new post alerts via RSS or Email. You can even have new posts directly delivered to your Kindle or Kindle application, thanks to Amazon.

If you’re here because of the profile on me in today’s Tooele Transcript, you might be interested to know that I’ll be doing a review series on our local restaurants over the next several months.

A big, heartfelt thank you to all of my readers who helped me get here. I couldn’t…

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New Site Feature! Clip Posts to Evernote

I’ve been using Evernote for a while now to save all the great recipes I come across as I browse the web. Sometimes that’s challenging because clipping often grabs everything else on the page too and I wind up carefully selecting the text I want to clip rather than saving full web pages.

Now, every post of mine has a Clip icon (see the little green elephant at the bottom?) that will allow you to grab just that post. You can even see all the posts you’ve snagged from here when you click to Clip in the little…

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Priecīgus Līgo svētkus!

Jāņu Sveicieni

I’ll be back tomorrow.. for now, there is cheese to eat and cider to drink while we wait for the sun to return…

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Happy Blogday!

Pretty Flower

I can hardly believe it — The Kitchen Mouse is now one year old!

A heartfelt thank you to you: my readers, commenters and subscribers. I wouldn’t be here still writing without you.

I’ve also been looking into pushing updates to the Kindle, now that Amazon allows such a thing for little bloggers like me. I’m happy to announce that if you’d like to read The Kitchen Mouse on your Kindle or Kindle application, you can subscribe here.

Here’s to…

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Looking back at 2009

American Potato Salad Just over six months ago, I started this blog. Since then, I’ve met a lot of very lovely people and eaten a lot of great food.

I thought I’d share with you a few favorites.

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