Posts by movita beaucoup

crap no. 49

crap i've been meaning to tell you about // movita beaucoup

This is basically an all-things-birthday edition of Crap, so get ready to celebrate the delight that is me in a big way. Last week I turned 47. Sharing a birthday with the anniversary of the 1946 prison riot at Alcatraz is tough, so to make up for the downside of a holiday birth date I…

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crap no. 48

crap i've been meaning to tell you about // movita beaucoup

I bought a pair of adorable pink Keds in March which I haven’t been able to wear because it has been rainsnowing for 37 days straight. On the plus side, most warm-weather sports haven’t kicked off in our neighbourhood. I mean, is there anything more nightmarish than a ball being punted, thrown or propelled near…

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crap no. 47

crap i've been meaning to tell you about // movita beaucoup

Since losing Niles, we’ve been slathering Dorey with extra attention. She has been feeling a little low these days, so I told 2.0 to say something supportive and reassuring to her. He walked to her, cupped her face in his hands and gently said, “You have a lot of fur.” Dorey looked at me as…

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saucy balls

saucy balls // movita beaucoup

If you follow me on Facebook you were a part of 2.0’s Epic Weekend of Cooking. You didn’t have to clean up after him so it was probably very enjoyable for you. After seeing the fruits of his labour/my supervision, a few of you emailed to ask for our spaghetti and meatballs recipe. This makes…

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niles bobb

Late last night – in the early morning hours, I suppose – we bid farewell to our dear friend Niles. He was my shadow and loyal companion for over 15 years. Goofy, affectionate and the sweetest of sweet – that was our Niles. Our hearts are broken. Niles lived a good and happy life. Even in…

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crap no. 46

crap i've been meaning to tell you about // movita beaucoup

Woah. It’s been a while. I’ve been profoundly busy making plans for 2019. I haven’t actually been DOING anything. Just making plans. This is partly because I’ve been making great strides in my injury recovery and don’t spend my days praying for the sweet release of death anymore. It has freed up a considerable amount…

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2018 commenter of the year

commenter of the year // movita beaucoup

This week, I read through every comment left on my blog in 2018. So many of you made me larf, guffaw and chiggle this year! After some careful consideration, I have chosen to recognize Richard P. as my Commenter of the Year. Richard is the sort of person that makes this crappy blog less crappy. He…

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ginger 2018: the winners!

ginger 2018 winners // movita beaucoup

What’s new, Porkchop? Are you excited? Would you like to know who won Ginger 2018 — the sweetest battle on the planet? Excellent. We’ll get to that, but first I’d like to delve into the history of royal icing. We’ll begin in 1769 when Elizabeth Raffald’s The Experienced English Housekeeper was published with one of…

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