Monthly Archives: July 2011


Even though it’s July and that means the triple H’s: Hazy, Hot and Humid, a girl still likes to bake. My knitting neighbor Liz (how was I so lucky to get a knitting neighbor??) was taking another trip with her … Continue reading

Posted in food | 5 Comments

My Super Secret Antique Hideaway

There is a small antique store not too far from where I live that is open only one day a week. When we are lucky enough to be in the area on that day I always stop in to see … Continue reading

Posted in Guilty Pleasures, vintage | 2 Comments


Because to actually call it hiking would make me laugh. We have been exploring a not too far from us walking spot. It’s nice to get out in the evenings when it’s hot. Over a few nights we walked most … Continue reading

Posted in Guilty Pleasures, this place | 3 Comments

It’s Blueberry Season

I can’t believe I almost forgot to share this with you. Every summer when blueberries are at their peak I make this blueberry cake recipe. My mother got it years ago from a neighbor. It is moist and delicious. It’s … Continue reading

Posted in food | 3 Comments

FO Friday: The I Am Not A Slacker Edition

Even with the doling out of chores and the entertaining of a certain boy, I was able to actually complete some knitting. The happy socks are done and I am very happy with the way they turned out. The yarn … Continue reading

Posted in FOF, knits | 11 Comments

It’s All In The Word You Use

During our extended computer-free time I had to come up with ways to entertain the husband. He likes to have little projects so I thought having an outdoor crafty project was in order. Enter this lovely upcycled trellis. The year … Continue reading

Posted in this place, vintage | 3 Comments

WIP Wednesday: There Has Been Knitting Edition

Remember the blue socks? Yeah, forget about them for now. I cast on something new, something bright, something mindless. My stress level was a little high when the computer was MIA. The husband, normally a kind and gentle man, was … Continue reading

Posted in knits, WIPW | 14 Comments