I'm in the kitchen this morning, getting ready for a coast trip kicking off on Thursday. We're heading down to Brookings to celebrate Andy's grandma Jean's 80th birthday, but since it is so far from Portland we're going to break it up into two trips. I somehow secured a very sweet last-minute beachside camping spot in Charleston, so we'll camp on Thursday night and finish the trip on Friday.
We're also going to stop at Kookoolan Farms in Yamhill to pick up some milk for the weekend - we don't want to have to go all the way out to Eagle Creek and then back the other direction to the coast....so we'll make a stop along the way to a new and exciting place! We're so addicted.
My activities this morning included :
Getting lentils soaked for Kimi's Simple Lentil Salad
Soaking spelt flour for Kimi's Spiced Blueberry Coconut Muffins
Mixed up a new sourdough starter, very sadly mine died a while ago.
Soaking chicken livers in spiced rum for Chicken Liver Pâté.
Booking a place to stay in Cambridge. Should we stay near Christ's Pieces or by Butt Green?
In all this self-imposed busy-ness, I also really miss my little sister today.