Monthly Archives: August 2011

First Day of School

I wish this is what I was wearing on the first day of school this year. It isn’t (obviously when you see the price tags).  The school that I work at is much more causal than this outfit, but I … Continue reading

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Mothers and Daughters

I didn’t have to work on Monday because of how much the hurricane loomed on Friday. It loomed so much that my work’s building was closed on Monday and all meetings were postponed a day (including school’s first day being … Continue reading

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Kitchen Peg Board

In the new apartment we have a smallish galley kitchen. We also have beige walls throughout the apartment so in hopes of getting some color in the kitchen and also to provide more space for organizing pans, we added a … Continue reading

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Bacon, Goat Cheese, and Shallot Mac and Cheese

Another staple of mine is mac and cheese. I really like the leftovers and so I used to make mac and cheese when only I was around, but I thought it would be good Hurricane Irene comfort food. I often … Continue reading

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Hurricane Irene = A Day of Quilting

Hurricane Irene brought in lots of rain and high winds and time for me to spend at the sewing machine, which was excellent timing because the proud new owner of the Wonky Star Baby quilt arrived yesterday. Charlotte was born … Continue reading

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Cheesy Shrimpy Thing Taste Test + Surprise

One of my staple meals is Cheesy Shrimpy Thing. The meal didn’t have a name so growing up it gradually went from “We are having the pasta with the shrimp and vegetables and brie” to “We are having the brie … Continue reading

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Earrings Frame

Organizing problem – a mass of earrings… Organizing solution – a frame for earrings! After discussing with friends and many hours on Pinterest I decided to make an earring frame. I just took an empty frame (currently 50% off at … Continue reading

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Wonky Star Baby Quilt – Continued

In the new apartment I have a sewing “balcony” — the new apartment is on the third floor and the balconies start on the fourth floor, so the space that would be the balcony is the sewing/crafting corner. It is … Continue reading

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Banana Bread

I woke up to “the bananas are ready” and my day was made. I love banana bread, especially with chocolate chips, so to wake up to brown-ish bananas when there were previously yellow bananas was exciting. I use a banana … Continue reading

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The Kennedy iPad Sleeve

I had a request to make an iPad 2 sleeve for a good friend’s mom who is also the person who lent her kitchen for the Tots Project of 2011 — that information got deleted in the blog heist but … Continue reading

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