Melrose Kitchen breakfast. Dennis Murphy visit. Hobby Lobby bargains. Taco Dinner.

Melrose Kitchen breakfast

Melrose Kitchen entrance
The colorful entrance to Melrose Kitchen reflects the overall atmosphere of the restaurant

Our Saturday morning breakfast out took us to Melrose Kitchen, on 7th Ave in the Melrose District. We’ve been there once before and I wanted to go back to try something else. Besides, we kind of like the atmosphere and the decor. They have a good and varied menu, with a mix of Mexican and American dishes. That’s kind of unusual, because the owners are of oriental descent. I tried their Biscuits and Sausage Gravy with Scrambled Eggs and Link Sausage, and Elaine had their French Toast and Sausages. Good meal, and lots of sausage to bring home to the boys. Continue reading Melrose Kitchen breakfast. Dennis Murphy visit. Hobby Lobby bargains. Taco Dinner.

Rescuing dying plants. More shopping.

new plants
Elaine put some new plants in the gap left when some of the previous died.

Last weekend Elaine bought some plants to put in the planters in front to replace some that had died. I had planned to have Andy do the planting but he would not be able to do it until the end of next week so tonight Elaine dug in (so to speak) and did the planting herself. As it was, one small flat of plants did not survive the wait. But now our planter boxes look more full again, with the holes filled. Great job, Elaine! Continue reading Rescuing dying plants. More shopping.