Tag Archives: Food

     Last week I visited our daughter, Bryn, in Chicago (The Easter bunny must go where she is needed.)     I filled her basket with a few new frocks, and food, and museum tickets, a few good meals, and of course, books. Always books.     But this time, they were read to us.     […]

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  • The Desert Rocks - Yummy. I love the avocado with the onion soup and the dining room is beautiful. I agree with Yeat’s quote on logic and glad you had a nice time.ReplyCancel

  • Sue - Feed me French Onion soup anytime, any place, and I will follow you like a puppy, and I feel at home in an Irish Pub. It looks like you had a wonderful time with your daughter Bryn.ReplyCancel

    • Cheryl Nicholl - We really did. And I think it’s a fine idea that you follow me- anywhere- anytime. I need the friends.ReplyCancel

  • afterthekidsleave.com - Beautiful! At first I thought it was actually in Ireland…looks like a lovely place.

    • Cheryl Nicholl - Hi Karen! Oh, I wish it had been. Maybe this summer though, The Husband has a business deal he needs to do a bit of checking out on the Emerald Isle. Can you say’ fly fishing’ and ‘Waterford Crystal’? I can.ReplyCancel

  • Lois Alter Mark - I want to move into that Library Dining Room! Beautiful!ReplyCancel

    • Cheryl Nicholl - Hi Lois! Nice to meet you! I was so surprised by this when we walked in. Very cozy and fun. The food was great too! I’m going to check you out now (you know what I mean). Hang on- I’ll probably follow you or like. I’m all about the luv! Thanks for stopping by!!!!ReplyCancel

  • Stephanie Sprenger - I am beyond jealous! Dying! Drooling! Wish I could go! That sounded amazing…ReplyCancel

    • Cheryl Nicholl - It was so unexpected! Thank God the kids know enough to find really interesting eating establishments when their mother comes to visit! Your turn is coming!ReplyCancel

  • sadderbutwiser - What a wonderful place! When can you take me there? 😉

    I have a daughter named Brynn as well. Isn’t that funny?ReplyCancel

    • Cheryl Nicholl - That is cool. I love her name. It was going to be spelled Brinn, but I thought that looked weird, so I changed it to Bryn, and I see that you spell yours Brynn- nice! And I hope to go back up this summer- you can hitch a ride!ReplyCancel

  • Lisa Newlin - Now all I want is that French Onion Soup! It looks glorious!ReplyCancel

    • Cheryl Nicholl - I know- What is it about the look of golden broth covered in gooey cheese? Oh… I guess that’s it.ReplyCancel

  • Melanie Chisnall - That’s my idea of heaven. Books, a warm cosy interior, and good comfort food! Looks delicious!ReplyCancel

  • Dee @deeConstructed.com - I didn’t know you were so close! I’d have driven in to the city to meet you! Bummer. Glad you got to see your girl though. 🙂ReplyCancel

    • Cheryl Nicholl - I don’t want to sound like an IDIOT but where are U? I know I should know this, afte all, I crawl around your site evry damn day.ReplyCancel

     On my never ending quest to eat my way through this town, I happened upon a corner dive that turned out to be a cross between having lunch at your Buffa’s table with a front row seat at Preservation Jazz Hall, if your grandma, played the trumpet and, instead of choosing your lobster […]

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     Ringalingaling     “Hello?”     “Hey there Cheryl! I’m off tomorrow! Want to do lunch?”     Puff. Puff. Getting my ass of the chair. Refilling coffee. Stepping to the calendar….     “Sure. Where should we try this time?”     “You pick.”     Of course.     “Well, my way or yours?”     “I don’t care. […]

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  • Cyndi Calhoun - Sweet! It’s awesome to see how the community is really thriving in light of all that’s happened. Lovely photos! 🙂ReplyCancel

    • Cheryl Nicholl - Thanks Cyndi! We Bloppy’s really are AMAZING!!! I LOVE US!!! Thank you for stopping by and taking the time to comment. I appreciate it!ReplyCancel

    • Cheryl Nicholl - Oh… I thought you were talking, ‘Bloppy’s’, but you meant Katrina?ReplyCancel

  • Roshni AaMom - wow!! Love it!! Would love to be able to see this side of your world!!ReplyCancel

  • Sue - I could spend some serious time browsing this parade of shops you and your Cajun lunch buddy visited.ReplyCancel

    • Cheryl Nicholl - Oh God Sue, this is just the tip of the iceberg in retail therapy! I’ve finally gotten to the point where I don’t have any more space. But, then again- I do have a storage locker!ReplyCancel

     Today should be the sixth of this week’s Lesson’s, in my attempt to share sage wisdom from a fabu blogger (me) on the one year anniversary of my blog apleasanthouse,      BUT,      Today’s lesson will not be a ‘lesson’.      It will be a self promoting opportunity to share my top ten […]

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     Everyone’s got one.     Lalaland- that is.     It may be in your mind, or it may be an actual place. Either way, it’s lala.     Lala depends on who you are, what your peep’s are doing, how much moola you have, and where you are on the ‘life’ continuum.     If your […]

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