Weekend Photos in Review

by Cate on May 21, 2017

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Volunteered Friday night at a Harlem Wizards game, such a fun team to watch.

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My goddaughter and middle niece, Sadie, made her First Communion this weekend.

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This pretty much sums up their personalities perfectly.

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Wild Bill’s Nostalgia in Middletown, Connecticut is a quirky, eclectic must-stop for any collector of the weird or the wonderful, or lover of the 70s.
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A friend and I were in Connecticut last Saturday morning, and discovered Wild Bill’s. If you happen to follow me on snapchat (I’m cateomalley there), you know I had a hard time tearing myself away because it’s pretty much a photographer’s dream … and, well, heaven if you’re a collector too.

I found Wild Bill’s by googling “fun things to do in Hartford,” and it popped up. After reading a few reviews, and seeing it was on our way home, we decided to stop. Judging by the descriptions, I knew we wouldn’t have a hard time finding it, and I was right. As we pulled into the large parking lot, they were just opening up and I couldn’t wait to go inside.

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Sitting on 45 acres of property, there are a few different buildings. The main building on the left is the nostalgia center and is seriously crammed from floor to ceiling with an eclectic mix of both new and collectible items from seemingly every generation. Old vending machines to Donald Trump bobble heads, movie posters and pins, t-shirts, lunuch boxes, games, and so much more. Whether it’s a new item or a piece of history, everything seemed very reasonably priced, and I think you’d be hard pressed to walk out of there empty-handed.

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Recipe: Cauliflower “Fried” Rice with Diced Ham

May 10, 2017

A super healthy side dish that will fool even the most ardent cauliflower-haters. My kids won’t eat cauliflower. Neither of them like it, no matter how I prepare it. Until this dish. My daughter wouldn’t touch it, and my son kept asking me what kind of rice I used, but he ended up eating it […]

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