This Week

I started a new batch of napkins. I love the colors of the cotton fabric, there are so many beautiful ones to choose from. I printed tags and business cards. I’ve been working on the design and with my limited abilities in photo shop finally […]

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Waste Less, Enjoy More.

As part of my interest in vibrantly green living, I want to talk about some of the small things that I think can make a difference. I often feel that I don’t know how to make the world a better place on a grand scale, […]

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This Week

This week I am:   Working on new bags, some colorful new items, and aprons for spring.  Listening to podcasts. I enjoy learning things and hearing stories while I work. I especially like This American Life, Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me and Planet Money. Do you […]

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What I love right now.

Happy Valentine’s Day! I didn’t bring you any chocolate or flowers, but I’ve been inspired by some lovely Valentine’s Day blog posts to write a little bit here. Pushing aside the commercial aspect of the holiday, this is a perfect day to pause to appreciate […]

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A Birthday Treat

Today is the 2nd birthday of this blog! For the celebration, I brought a treat to show you and a recipe to share. The lemon tart above is the result of a little side project I started in January. Last year for Valentine’s Day, Ray […]

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Returning to a New Year.

Have you ever had one of those dreams where you have to be somewhere important and you are continually side tracked, distracted, and delayed from reaching the place you need to get to?  During our two weeks of traveling and visiting as many friends and […]

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I am headed to the east coast today for two weeks of holidays with family and friends. I wanted to wish you a happy solstice, merry christmas, and joyful start to your new year. Thanks for being here this year, for reading and commenting and […]

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Friday Ramble

On my run today, I came across a box in front of a neighbors house, full of little home grown pears with a sign saying “Help Yourself.” I couldn’t pass up locally grown fruit and such generosity so I ran home with my hands full. […]

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In the Mail

Its a lost art, people say. Communicating via pen and paper. I wonder if kids even pass notes in class any more, or if they just text back and forth. In my recent move, I found piles of letters that I have saved for years.  […]

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