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  • WordPress plugin for restaurant menus released

    Topic: WordPress

    I’m so excited to have collaborated on my first WordPress plugin. I worked with SAI Digital developer Richard Royal to create a plugin that allows restaurants to easily manage their menus online, without the need for website visitors to download PDFs.

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  • Books of 2011

    Topic: Books & Comics

    This is the time of year everyone is doing their year-end lists (well, maybe I’m a little late but whatever). I was looking back on my 2011 and realized that with all the change in my life last year, one thing that stayed constant was my love of reading. For me, there are great movies and great TV shows, but none of those can hold a candle to a great book.

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  • Swamplandia! review: What a downer

    Topic: Books & Comics

    I first head about Karen Russell’s debut novel ‘Swamplandia!’ in Entertainment Weekly, when Stephen King — who read it pre-release — called it one of the best books he read in 2010. “Don’t miss it,” he wrote. So I didn’t. I bought it on my Kindle just days after it was available. The book was […]

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  • Super simple berry sauce

    Topic: Cooking

    Here’s the extremely easy recipe for my frozen berry sauce. Serve it with French toast, pancakes, waffles or (my favorite) good quality vanilla ice cream.

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  • How did I not know about cake mix cookies?

    Topic: Cooking

    For anyone else who may not know, the cookies use cake mix as a base, then you mix in whatever you want – nuts, chips, candies, etc. My sister Rebecca recently told me about them so I decided to try them out for myself.

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