Monthly Archives: August 2010

New Peasant Style Top

There are inexpensive patterns and free tutorials bouncing around the web for the peasant top I’ve been making since I first bought my sewing machine last fall.  It’s got to be the easiest thing ever to make but the payoff … Continue reading

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Strawberry Shortcake Skirt

Months ago I picked up a remnant of a satiny Strawberry Shortcake fabric at Joann’s. Originally I thought I’d make little napkins for Coco’s tea set but then I came across this free pattern at Oliver + S. This took … Continue reading

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Dinner tonight. And breakfast tomorrow. And lunch…

Stephane and I are embarking on a seven day juice detox to shake off the fat we put on this past month eating Grandmama’s glorious cooking.  Of course all the snacking and the mussels in butter and garlic we consumed … Continue reading

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Climbing in Acadia National Park

Yesterday Stephane, Scott and I headed back up to Acadia National Park to climb a last time before the end of our vacation in Maine.  Our friend and often guide Jeremy couldn’t make it out with us but we met … Continue reading

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Dinner tonight

Roasted beet salad with barley and feta from  This is one of our regular favorites.  If you’re not already reading and, get over there quick!  Click on the photo for the recipe.

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Last week in Maine

A beautiful, sunny day on Chemo Pond about 40 minutes outside of Bangor.  The last of a five week visit to spend quality time with the grandparents, climb large walls of rock in Acadia National Park, cycle, paddle and make … Continue reading

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