Monthly Archives: December 2011

Happy Holidays from Domestocrat!

I’m going to take a blog break during the holidays. I hope to spend time with friends and family, relax, refresh, eat a bunch of cheese, and take a lot of naps. See you in 2012 and happy holidays!

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Domestocrat’s Greatest Hits of 2011: In Pictures

I am constantly working to become a better photographer. 2011 was a strong year for this I think. I taught myself a lot and found many great resources online (SLR camera explained, Camera Simulator, Pioneer Woman Photography). Most importantly though, … Continue reading

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Domestocrat’s Greatest Hits of 2011: In Travel

I’m trying something new – music to listen to with a certain post (press the orange button). Please enjoy the song Portland, OR by one of my favorite bands, Into It. Over It., as you read this blog (to read … Continue reading

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Domestocrat’s Greatest Hits of 2011

2011 was a great year for Domestocrat. I worked really hard to bring you original, useful, and fun content all year long (and even got recognized for it!). Recipes dominated much of the entries but I think I also wrote … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Wedding Dress

I sold my wedding dress yesterday. Today, I packed it up in a box and sent it to a desperate bride in California who is getting married in less than a month. I’m elated to know that another bride will … Continue reading

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My Five Minutes of Fame, Some Stats, and a Huge Thank You

A crazy thing happened last week: I was featured on WordPress’ Freshly Pressed page! Well, one specific blog post I wrote was featured: my Looking Towards 2012 post. Freshly Pressed picks their featured posts based on original content, appealing visuals, … Continue reading

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Recipe: Savory Lentil and Sausage Soup

Sunday’s high was 28 degrees. It was cold. This picture of Reggie pretty much sums up what we did all day. Somehow in between curling up on the couch with a blanket and drinking tea nonstop, I also made soup. … Continue reading

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