From the monthly archives:

January 2009

Even though I take all those silly self portraits of me doing absolutely nothing and blog about trips to pretty places I am not much of the relaxing type of guy. I’m actually quite the opposite and find myself nervous or antsy when I’m sitting still. The thought of midday naps freak me out and [...]



by Matt on January 26, 2009

With about 48 hours in my schedule – and a completely insufficient jacket – I headed to Seattle this past weekend to visit my friend Joe and to also attend a dinner party hosted by my friend and fellow blogger Matt & his lovely wife Danika. Oh, the lengths I’ll through for a good party, [...]


A New Site!

by Matt on January 26, 2009

Hey there! If things look a bit different around here it’s not your eyes…this is indeed a new site! I thought it was time for a small update and thanks to my friend Margaret Roach from A Way To Garden and The Sister Project and her power of persuasion I now have a brand new [...]


Menu For Hope Winners Announced!

by Matt on January 16, 2009

Hello everyone! Yep, the winners for Menu For Hope have been announced! Skip on over to Chez Pim to see the results and to check out if you won the prize of your dreams. Can you believe we raised $62,206.86 this year? What an amazing amount. I’ll be contacting the winners of my prizes shortly. [...]


Tortilla Soup for A January Summer

by Matt on January 13, 2009

Let’s pretend for just a tiny moment that it has not been in the 80s here in Los Angeles over the past few days. We can also pretend that I did not lay outside in shorts and no t-shirt in the sun on a big madras print blanket with a book and three small dogs [...]


Winter Citrus

by Matt on January 4, 2009

I know many of you love winter so I shall do my best not to disparage it. However, it’s not my most favorite time of year as I’m a creature of warm weather and open-toed shoes. But if there’s one bright shining spot to the season it’s most definitely citrus. Citrus in any form. When [...]


Alfajores Recipe

by Matt on January 1, 2009


Happy 2009!

by Matt on January 1, 2009

I want to wish everyone a very happy and healthy 2009! Man, what a crazy year 2008 was. And I mean crazy in the best possible way. I thought about a year end summary but decided against it, I don’t want to bore you to tears! But I must say it was a year filled [...]