Monthly Archives: February 2006

announcing candyswappers!

So last year I toyed with the idea of putting together a candy swap. I set up a yahoo group and promptly ignored it. Well, lately I haven’t been getting very interesting mail, but I figure if I get the … Continue reading

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nomadic sewing

After we moved to our new house last September, I set up my sewing room on the second floor. I was pretty pleased with it until November, when a cold spell hit, and I couldn’t go upstairs without donning several … Continue reading

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my day at the mall

Armed with your lip gloss suggestions, I made my way to the mall today. I went to Nordstrom, where a nice boy representing Smashbox smeared some foundation on my face (it actually feels pretty light, but who am I kidding–I’m … Continue reading

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more beauty questions

It seems the beauty questions get a lot of you to share your opinions and experiences, which is great and immensely helpful (I still haven’t made it out to Sephora to check out Bare Essentuals, but I will), so here’s … Continue reading

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under the knife

Some of you may remember my friend Megan. Two years ago she was fighting aggressive breast cancer. Today she has a clean bill of health. She is having reconstructive surgery tomorrow (Wednesday), which means she will no longer have to … Continue reading

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it’s that time of year again

Oh yeah. And no, they’re not all for me.

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both dogs are still alive

and my brother is still alive as well, so I guess it was a good weekend (though Berkeley now has some sort of eye issue. His left eye is swollen and leaky). Peter and I had a great time exploring … Continue reading

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see ya in a few

Peter and I are going off to the woods and the river to celebrate our 10th wedding anniversary. The trouble is, we got this new dog, ya know, and can you guess who is coming over to dogsit? My insane … Continue reading

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rubbing elbows with the stars

I finagled my way into Amy‘s house by volunteering to help stuff envelopes for her mailorder club. Aren’t I sneaky? Not only did I get to spend time with Amy and eat her delicious raspberry linzer cookies and drink her … Continue reading

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and a happy valentine’s day to you

My valentine knows me pretty well: Peter also got me a gift card for Forever 21, a store I have never visited because I haven’t been 21 in, well, FOREVER, ha ha, and the clothing there has never been on … Continue reading

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