Food and fun: Central Oregon Coast

Such LUXURY to have a whole 4 days off! I am going to tell you about the foods we ate and the places we ate them at, and I will include the web sites whenever I can find them. I am not going into grand-scale detail, if you want to know more, just ask. I…
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May 26, 2008 0

Our 2nd anniversary

May 21st is our 2nd anniversary of owning Monica’s Waterfront Bakery & Cafe. In some ways it is hard to believe we are doing this! In other ways I can’t remember ever doing anything else. I love what I do and even when some crap gets thrown at me I am generally happy. Yesterday I…
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May 20, 2008 0

Say Cheese…

Last night Lori, Renee and I all went to the annual Chef’s CollaborativeWine & Cheese party. Washington now has 35 artisan cheese makers, which is the same amount as Wisconsin! 15 of those cheese makers were represented last night, along with 5 Washington wine makers. It was SUCH hard work tasting all that cheese and wine!…
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May 13, 2008 0

Buzzin Brains

My brain rarely shuts down. I am constantly tossing around new ideas for the cafe, running projects through my head, thinking about my staff and their needs, thinking about all the stuff I ‘should’ be doing, and feeling guilty for every misstep have ever taken, or may ever take in the future. But there are…
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May 8, 2008 0

Monica’s First Blog

People are always asking questions about why or how we do certain things at the cafe. One day I thought “I should do a blog! I can explain things about the restaurant, and answer questions in a casual forum”. As I thought about this I realized that I could take it much further. I love…
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April 25, 2008 0