Chocolate-Hazelnut Macaroon Torte Adapted from these two tortes. Serves 8 generously, and up to 12 or possibly even 16 in thin slices (which is what is always demanded at our gatherings, where there are multiple desserts)

We had been in and out of the pool most of the day, and Andre, Elizabeth’s boyfriend, and I were relaxing in the hot tub. Mom had taken the kids earlier to play miniature golf, and were not due back for a couple of hours still.

I’d like to note that when looking to downsize to simpler (e.g., cheaper, more reliable, smaller, more efficient) vehicles, to remember to search for those with ESC and side airbags if at all possible.

Claire, It’s Chris from Referral Key. Thanks for the write up and visiting the site. Cool blog! I’m not sure Lewis is the “Tom” from MySpace, Lewis isn’t a colleague on Referral Key by default, I think the point on MySpace was that Tom was your friend of the break.