Expect lots of updates to my home restoration microblog, Whoa to Wow, in the coming weeks as work begins in earnest again on the Hague House project. Today, we’re draining the radiator system; temporarily removing two from the kitchen.

Observation: A fall weekend where your clothes don’t end up smelling like campfire smoke seem less successful than a fall weekend where they do.

From the smell of my clothes, this was a successful fall weekend.

Gumbo for dinner? Beignets and Bourbon Bread Pudding for desert? In some tiny farm/college town in the middle of Minnesota?

Sure. Why not.

(Spoiler: This NOLA boy can confirm it was delicious)