Monthly Archives: February 2012

Project Life Week 8 + One Handwarmer

I think I promised to be in more photos this week. Does being in one photo count as more? Oops. Next week. I have a feeling I might be saying that a lot. In other news, I finished my hand-warmer! … Continue reading

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Broccoli Cheese and Prosciutto Soup

This winter has not really been cold, but I still have the urge to make comfort food and soup and curl up under a quilt to knit. In the past Washington’s Green Grocer box we received large heads of broccoli … Continue reading

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Hand Warmers in the Works

May not look like much here, but this is going to warm one of my hands one day. I’m using the ribbed hand warmers pattern from Purl Bee, except that I’m using size 6 needles. I can’t imagine using smaller … Continue reading

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Pizzeria Paradiso’s Plum Pesto Pasta

At the last Pizzeria Paradiso beer dinner, there was another delicious plum pesto pizza on the menu. Greg, the beer sommelier, shared his recipe with me so that I might be able to recreate the plum pesto. I wrote the … Continue reading

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Project Life Week 7

After printing the pictures for this week, I noticed that I like to take pictures that cut off the top of people’s heads. I think I need to work on changing up the angles of my pictures. Friend Colleen also … Continue reading

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Pasta with Avocado Sauce

I love avocados. I’m such a sucker for them that often times when I’m out to eat I will see something with avocado as an ingredient and will immediately stop reading the menu. It is really not a good ordering … Continue reading

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Project Life Week 6

Week 6 was a good week. It started off with a beer dinner celebrating cherries in honor of George Washington’s Birthday and ended with a relaxing trip out to Winchester, Va (aka the Shire). I included the menu from the … Continue reading

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Addie’s iPad Sleeve

Another iPad sleeve! I’m a little slow. My friend Colleen designed this in November I think. Oops. Sorry Addie. Although you didn’t know about it so you can’t be too mad. I hope the sleeve keeps your iPad nice and … Continue reading

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Project Life Week 5

This was a hard week to finish. For the previous weeks I was finishing the pages on Sunday, but this week there was a big event on Sunday – Superbowl! I left space for pictures, but I realized after the … Continue reading

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Jamie Oliver’s Chorizo and Butternut Squash Soup

I saw that butternut squash was going to come in our Washington’s Green Grocer so I checked out some soup recipes to try. I found Jamie Oliver’s Chorizo and Sweet Potato soup and he recommended as a variation to use … Continue reading

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