Category Archives: Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

Time Again

Another Balloon Fiesta is over and I now have more time to cook and blog.  Yesterday was the first time in over six weeks I didn’t face at least one set of sheets waiting to be ironed! This Balloon Fiesta … Continue reading

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Monday in Corrales with Red

Monday, fortified by a hearty breakfast, Red was off on further adventures.  His first stop was the Corrales Bosque – the green belt located along the Rio Grande. Red soaked in the sun along the bank of the Rio Grande … Continue reading

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The Beautification of Leftover Pears

Balloon fiesta ended on Sunday meaning the end to expanded continental breakfast at 4 am.   As usual I over bought/made – except for cookies and muffins.  I still have plenty of hard-boiled eggs, granola bars and a lot of … Continue reading

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Easy Meals for a Busy Week

The first two weeks of October are the busiest weeks here at the inn.  The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta draws 100 thousand people to the area – about 80,000 of them from out-of-town.  Needless to say, we are hopping here … Continue reading

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A Busted Balloon

Yesterday was the first day of the week-long Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.  We, along with all our guests were up at 4 a.m. in order to leave the inn in time for the mass ascension.  I don’t serve a full breakfast on mass ascension … Continue reading

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Not My Night To Cook

Once again my promise to blog every few days has been broken.  It dawned on me this morning as I was taking my shower (anybody else get some of their best ideas in the shower?) that perhaps it is because … Continue reading

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Up, Up and Away!

Continuing on with what has become somewhat of a tradition; we crewed a balloon last Sunday the last day of the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. Prior to moving to New Mexico my experience with hot air balloons was limited to seeing … Continue reading

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