Monthly Archives: July 2005

gone running

I’m headed up to the Bay Area Saturday for several days of fun and adventure! Sunday morning, bright and early (actually, is it even light out at 5am?), I will be participating in the San Francisco Half-Marathon with Rachael, Joanna, … Continue reading

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oh, mother

A few years ago, I learned how to make my own red wine vinegar. Sadly, I only made one batch. The second batch has been sitting in a cupboard since, well, if the note on the container is correct, September … Continue reading

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dangerous ideas

Have you all checked out zazzle yet? It’s a site that lets you “design” your own T-shirts and other goodies. It’s actually a bit friendlier to use than CafePress, because zazzle lets you manipulate images and text more easily. Anyway, … Continue reading

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afternoon snack

Someone save me from myself.

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blogging by mail

Though this is primarily a crafty-ish blog (heavy on the ish), sometimes it likes to pretend it is a food blog. Okay, so the truth is I like to read food blogs and fantasize about being able to cook like … Continue reading

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ice cream party

Well, today was the day of the ice cream block party that I won from Dreyer’s. We had planned on having it at 3pm, but it was pretty darn hot, and Peter thought people would pass out on the way … Continue reading

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snappy coin purse

I ordered some coin purse frames from Sarah1980, and they flew here from Australia! They are pretty quick to put together, but I think there is a definite technique to getting the frame onto the fabric; I don’t quite have … Continue reading

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bag lady redux

I have a thing for resealable plastic bags. I mean, what’s not to love? Of course, I also like things with designs splattered all over them, so whenever I see seasonal sandwich bags with pumpkins or snowflakes on them, I … Continue reading

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help, please

The colors are pretty washed out in the photo. This is the beginning of the striped short-sleeve sweater from Sarah Dallas’s Vintage Knits, also known as the Special Kay sweater, since Kay kindly gave me the yarn! In the book, … Continue reading

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shrinky dink goodness

I have to share these great shrinky dink tags that Jennifer surprised me with: Cute, huh? They are very fun. I forgot to attach one to Que’s tote, but the tag does say “handknit,” doesn’t it.

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