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Me – “Hey Will, whatcha doing?”
Will – “Making you breakfast-in-bed.”
Me – “Wow! Thanks Buddy, that is really nice of you!! Should I go get back in bed?”
Will – “No. How about breakfast-in-chair?”
Me – “Ok. That works too.”
Menu: Scrambled eggs, glass of milk and a hand picked rose all balancing on a cookie sheet. How cute is that??!!


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* l e m o n a d e *

When we moved here five years ago, the lemon tree at the end of the driveway had been hacked down. I have no idea WHY anyone would want to hack down a lemon tree, especially a Meyer lemon tree. Anyway, it has taken a while for it to recover and now even though it looks more like a bush than a tree, it produced a really nice crop of lemons this year. Avery decided to make some lemonade this afternoon. It is delicious!

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Home grown tomatoes

img_2813img_2817There is nothing like a bowl of home grown tomatoes fresh from the vine and still warm from the sun. Roberta let us pick some of hers yesterday. We came home and Avery got to work making this wonderful salad of fresh basil, halved cherry tomatoes and diced up mozzarella cheese sticks. It was delicious!

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