Monthly Archives: January 2011

The Bow-WOW House: Houses and Gardens of Isla Mujeres

Why not paint your house orange and green, or cobalt blue and purple, or spotted black-and-white like a Dalmatian, or every color of the rainbow? Or put a palapa on the roof? That’s what they do in Isla Mujeres, Quintana … Continue reading

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Italian-Inspired Vegetarian Holiday Buffet

To celebrate a BIG birthday of my (vegetarian) husband Julius, we invited 40 friends — some he’s been close to since high school — to a Sunday evening open house. The menu featured Viana La Place’s Torta di Fungi Porcini … Continue reading

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