Archive | June, 2011

All About Coffee

I worship at the feet of the coffee gods. Without my morning coffee, I am a terror to behold. Not a raging, monstrous terror–but the kind that you don’t want to be driving the car next to you because without coffee, I am inept. I began drinking coffee around the age of 12. I remember […]

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Things I Like: III

Still sharing. I’m a really good person. Knork The multi-purpose eating utensil. Way better than that spork you got from KFC. This guy easily cuts through tough pizza crust and that fatty part on ham while maintaining elegant and classy style. Perfect for parties when your plate is delicately balanced on your beverage, you’ve got […]

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Grandma’s Biscuits

My grandma is a card. I was about 15 when she started pressuring me to find a nice Christian boy to date and then marry. At 15, all I wanted was to read books about ranches, talk on my rotary dial phone, and avoid foods that got stuck in my braces. Not try to find […]

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Blackberry Crumble

I have a lot of blackberries. Remember how Wonder Woman, Lola BC, and I went picking? We picked pounds. I’ve still got pounds. Well, I had pounds before I made this. Now I have something better–blackberry crumble. Okay folks, here’s how Wonder Woman and I make blackberry crumble. Most of the credit goes to WW, […]

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Blackberry Cobbler

It’s blackberry season! When I was growing up, my dad would take all the kids out to the farm on Father’s Day to pick blackberries. I have mixed emotions about that farm. It’s where I learned to drive (and almost killed a cow with a motor vehicle), spent many entire days (unsuccessfully) fishing, saw my […]

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Tips and Tricks, Installment 1

Ever chop and onion and bawl the entire time? Or touch some garlic and reek the whole day after? Or have your skirt ride up/squirm into your ass because of static cling? I’m here to help. Tips and Tricks to Make Life a Little Bit Easier  When sewing, instead of marking fabric with a fabric pen/pencil, use […]

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Project: Cowl 2–Knit

You’ve been waiting for this one, haven’t you? It’s here! The knit cowl! But first– Well, I have a confession. This is my first knitting project. Please don’t make a snap judgment, okay? Just because this is my first, doesn’t mean it’s going to be bad. And if it is–remember–you were bad your first time, […]

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Things I Like: II

Jus’ thought I’d keep on sharing: Pillar Stemware I’m a sucker for nice stemware.  It’s (fairly) affordable too! D-Vine Collection I love everything designed by Anna Ruth Henriques. I can’t afford it. But it’s so pretty. Plus her name is gorgeous. Meyer Lemons Half lemon, half orange. Don’t you love it when two good things […]

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Project: Shower Curtain

What is it that makes your shower special? Some people say it’s the shower gel. Others claim it’s the hot water. Still others insist it’s that “special” shower head. Okay, maybe that shower head is special. But I disagree with them all! Friends, it’s all in the shower curtain. If the shower curtain sucks, there’s […]

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Shrimp Curry Rice

This dish has gotten me through a few resoundingly awkward and unexpected dinners. You know what I’m talking about. Sometimes it’s the kind of dinner that’s inevitable, but you just want to be over–and quickly. Or the kind of dinner that has to be thrown together in a hurry because someone you didn’t invite is […]

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