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Homemade Veggie Stock

that ugly guy on the far left is celery root, tasty! It is ridiculously hard to believe that I have never made my own veggie stock before. I think it’s because I haven’t always been the best at planning things … Continue reading

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Simple Living: Freezing Greens

Here in Chicago, we have a great organic produce delivery service called Door to Door Organics. Fresh, seasonal produce arrives at our door every Tuesday afternoon and I look forward to coming up and trying new recipes. There have been … Continue reading

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Lace Vase Tutorial

Recently, I’ve been experimenting and making fabric flowers. I am HORRIBLE at keeping plants alive. At the same time, fresh flowers every week feel a tad wasteful since they’re just going to be thrown out. I wanted to come up … Continue reading

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Food and Photography

oh i can’t wait until it’s heirloom tomato time again! As a vegetarian, I have come to love food. Not to say that meat eaters don’t love food. It’s just that I never had an appreciation or love for food … Continue reading

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A Handmade Christmas: Stockings

I always loved “opening” my Christmas stocking first and, to me, it’s not Christmas without a stocking! Why run out and buy a boring ol’ red and white one when you can easily make one. They’ll be extra special and … Continue reading

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The Vintage Thanksgiving Table

Once Halloween is over I’m not the kind of person that automatically switches into Christmas mode. What about Thanksgiving!?! The food, friends, fun. And did I mention the food? This year set a vintage Thanksgiving table with some of these … Continue reading

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Featured Stitcher: Lucky Jackson

Lucky Jackson has been one of my favorite embroiderers for a long time. I like the combination of black stitching and patterned/colored backgrounds. I really enjoy it when embroidery is made to look like a drawing or sketch. I also … Continue reading

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