triple coconut cream pie recipe

Triple Coconut Cream Pie

The Dahlia Lounge has the best coconut cream pie in Seattle. Maybe anywhere. Here’s the recipe.

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Hey, hey it’s my birthday

It’s been said that there are few pictures of me where I’m not hiding behind a camera. That might be true. But, since it’s my birthday, and I’m in a celebratory mood, I thought I’d just prove that there are a few pictures of me sans camera. Also, since I was going through old photos, …

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How she got a carnival with pony rides for her 4th birthday

Motherhood can pack a walloping dose of guilt at times, especially when your 4-year-old’s birthday lands at a particularly inconvenient moment with regards to time, money, health, energy, or even a working phone. This sense of guilt can then be further intensified when she patiently and politely reminds you 2 months later that you promised …

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Four years… and a shark

I spent the night in the ER last week. I wasn’t a big deal, just a recurring issue that’s a side-effect of a side-effect of my cancer treatment. It’s starting to feel a little routine. This time it was a little different, though. For one thing, the hospital was over-full. This hospital that I usually …

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dinosaur ballerina birthday party

Dinosaur Ballerina Birthday Party

I posted on Facebook that Gem wants to be a dinosaur ballerina when she grows up, and my cousins responded with shock. The shock, it turns out, was appropriate. Unbenknownst to us, they were in the midst of planning a dinosaur ballerina birthday party for their soon-to-be 3-year-old. Their little girl is even more crazy …

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