Monthly Archives: June 2015

May/June Sewing: A Bag For Me (and I’m already planning its replacement)

I finally let myself work on a project for myself and had a lovely time sewing this little bag.  My beloved Tabitha purse finally wore out and has joined our other play purses.  I need something for those rare times … Continue reading

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Tutorial: Portable Crayon Carrier (new and improved!) (and a great way to use up scraps)

I made two crayon rolls over the past year – first one as a blog giveaway prize (which ended up with my friend Kim in Israel!) and one for Ellie.  After living with Ellie’s for almost a year, I decided … Continue reading

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Picking In The Rain! Just Picking in The Rain!

Through a series of unfortunate events (mostly rain-related), we ended up deciding to go strawberry picking very last minute last Thursday evening.  We threw some food in the car for dinner and headed to the farm about 20 minutes after … Continue reading

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Classics Club, Book #16: Les Miserables (April-May, 2015)

This is my second post about 2015’s books for The Classics Club.  I’ll be reading one classic book a month through 2018.  Track what I’m reading for the Classics Club here.  I’ll try not to include too many spoilers in … Continue reading

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Recipe: Peas and Prosciutto (our favorite meal of the year!)

Every year, we are THRILLED when fresh shelled peas arrive at the farmers’ market.  When I see them, I buy a pound and then immediately head over to the dairy stand to buy a pint of cream.  After I get … Continue reading

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