Jacky Hackett


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Sunday Funday

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Sunday  started blustery, but was everything a Sunday should be in the end. Brunch, every Sunday should include brunch. We hit up Little Goat, out first visit. Nothing little about this place. Well except for the wait. We got there … Continue reading

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Irish Cake Bomb

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Winter was nothing if not persistent. I loved all the snow! The time change and St. Patrick’s Day are welcome signs of spring, even if there is snow in the forecast again tonight. The St. Patrick’s Day parade this year … Continue reading

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Let it Snow! {Eggs Baked in Tomato Sauce}

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I celebrated the New Year in Michigan this year. It started snowing in the afternoon on New Year’s Eve and didn’t stop anytime before I left. White knuckle drive home, though shout out to Indiana, of the three states I … Continue reading

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Peace Out 2013

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2013 was a spectacular year, I am a little sad to see it go. But I appreciate the time to reflect on the past, plan the future, and use the new year as a reset button. Besides, there are a … Continue reading

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Pictures of the Week

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1) Drive Time 2) Missing 3) Scout 4) Sundown 5) Chicken Waffle 6) Movie 7) Spuds

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Plenty {Caramelized Garlic Tart}

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We had a very low-key weekend, it was soooo nice. I even found a few hours to park myself on the couch under a nice warm blanket and read my book uninterrupted. It has been months since I finished a … Continue reading

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Pictures of the Week

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1) Homey 2) Brrr 3) Milk Stout 4) Not bad 5) Dinner 6) ‘stache 7) Snow

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Friends and Football {Artichoke and Spinach Dip}

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Our family loves to spend a Sunday watching the Bears. The schedule this year has not coordinated with our family schedule. Lacrosse took most of our Sundays, and the Monday and Thursday night games are too late for school nights. … Continue reading

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Pictures of the Week

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1) Keepers 2) Three pigs 3) Breakfast 4) Photos 5) Early 6) Spectacular 7) Chickpea pot pie

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