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Sharon Graves
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A woman with a lot on her plate...literally!
A woman with a lot on her plate...literally!

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So excited to see +BLVD Kitchen featured so beautifully in the Food Issue of Ventura Blvd Magazine today!

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Ready for their close up
Just over six years ago, I wrote a post about these cookies .  Blandly listed in the Recipe Box as "Autumn Spice Cookies" right after the very distracting Amaretto Brownies with a Cream Cheese Swirl , they've been hiding in the archives like a little undisc...

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When in doubt, just talk about chocolate or throw in a really long quote
I'm up late tonight, on stand-by for the final grammar check as my daughter is struggling with an English essay. Truth be told, I'm struggling, too, with the sheer December-ness of everything. The idea of crafting a clever blog post is a bit beyond me right...

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I didn't know you had a cat
"I didn't know you had a cat." We did. He wasn't much for parties.  He was more of a hang out on the pillow watching Netflix kind of guy. If we needed the carpet systematically shredded at every doorway to expose fiendishly sharp nails to bare feet in the n...

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The end of an era.  So sad to say goodbye to K's today! Developers suck!

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K's last day
Los Angeles, like many sprawling cities, has a lot of residential areas that run smack into major business thoroughfares.  Our house, for example, is on a quiet curving street without sidewalks, full of huge trees and long driveways, but it is also a block ...

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I wish it was actually Fall in LA, but it's not. So I made these.

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The only crisp thing about Fall around here
It's midnight, and the temperature in my kitchen right now is 82 degrees.  Yes, that is correct. The absolute coolest it has been today is 82 degrees, and I had to stay awake until now to experience it. I've been glistening for weeks now, along with the res...

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Fast Food for Grown Ups
I spent the past few days with my son, doing the "parents' weekend at college" thing. Officially, there were campus tours, a football game to watch, long lines at the bookstore where everyone had some variety of sweatshirt in hand, a speech by the universit...

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A Birthday Present for Mom
Dear Mom , I have a big surprise for you for your birthday today. For the first time ever, I think I found the perfect gift. Are you ready? I'm starting a care package company in your honor. Yep. Remember when I was away at school, and you'd send me boxes ...
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