Category Archives: lucy

Where We’ve Been

Achievement: None Tagged.

Six weeks ago, we had to make the very difficult decision to put our beloved pup, Lucy, to sleep. For a time after, we were unsure if we’d even continue this blog. Here is our first effort at coming back. Continue reading

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Have A Fun Night Painting Your Pet With Paint Monkey

Achievement: #13. Paint Your Pet @ Paint Monkey

Wine? Paint? Cute pet photos? Count us in. We had a super blast at Paint Monkey’s ‘Paint Your Pet’ night, and we think you would, too. Check out our review, and then go get your own tickets for the next installment! Continue reading

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Jelly Club: Fig Cabernet & Strawberry Rhubarb

Achievement: #8. Jelly of the Month Club

Catching up on our Jelly of the Month Club posts – here’s what July & August had to offer! Continue reading

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The Many Seals Of Piedras Blancas

Achievement: #2. Visit 2 National Monuments | #41. Piedras Blancas

Sometimes, our achievements don’t go as planned. (Okay, a *lot* of times.) This is the story of our trip-that-never-was to Piedras Blancas, and the rookery of adorable, floppy-finned mammals that came to our day’s rescue. Continue reading

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Jelly Club: Meet The Olallieberry

Achievement: #8. Jelly of the Month Club

The star of May and June’s Jelly of the Month Club posts? A berry you may never have heard of and a jam so delicate you can wear it on your nose. Continue reading

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White Wine And Dog Movies, With Dave Matthews

Achievement: #26. Dave Matthews Movie Night: The Revenge

And now, in the middle of Dave Weeks (more on that to come at the completion of Dave-Time), here’s a short entry about our Dave Matthews movie night. You may recall our first Dave Matthews movie night which we planned … Continue reading

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Oakland Restaurant Challenge: Mixed Service But Great Food At Lucca

Achievement: #4. Eat at 15 Oakland Restaurants | #45. Try 5 Things in the Entertainment Book

Our next Oakland restaurant was a bit of a mixed bag. We headed to Craig Street for an early dinner on a Saturday night at Lucca, a restaurant we’d heard much buzz about. Being the dedicated multi-taskers that we are, … Continue reading

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Of Course We Throw Birthday Parties For Our Dogs

Achievement: #100. Throw Lucy a Birthday Party

November is always a busy month. For the past ten years, I’ve participated in National Novel Writing Month (a yearly contest where you attempt to write a 50,000 word novel across a 30-day period), and the last four of those, … Continue reading

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A Night Of Misadventures Featuring Dave Matthews

Achievement: #36. Watch a Movie Starring Dave Matthews Since There Is No Tour | #63. Participate in 3 DMB-Inspired Things

So, to round out our DMB-Inspired Achievement, we decided to pair it up with #36, our Dave Matthews movie night. If you weren’t aware, Mr. Matthews is quite the versatile guy, and when he’s not writing and performing the best … Continue reading

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The Great Crème Brûlée Fail Of 2011

Achievement: #9. Use Our Popcorn Maker and Creme Brulee Maker

If you’ve never done a wedding registry, I sadly must inform you that you’re missing out. Of all of the parts of planning a wedding that happen, doing the registry is one of the most fun. It’s certainly more fun … Continue reading

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