Monthly Archives: October 2012

DIY: Safety Pin Bracelet

A few months back my friend Nicole and I started a list of all the crafty projects we wanted to do. At the top was a whole bunch of bracelets, specifically this safety pin bracelet from I Spy DIY. If … Continue reading

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Patchwork Class at Gather Here in Cambridge, MA

The second I left the embroidery class I took at Gather Here last month, I immediately went on the website to sign up for more. First, let me say that taking the embroidery class really inspired me to continue with … Continue reading

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The Monday Mix

Here’s The Monday Mix for this week! I tweaked the categories just a bit. To visit past mixes, click here. With some leftover birthday money I splurged on a big King Arthur order last week. Check out my haul: 4 … Continue reading

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Scenes From Portsmouth, New Hampshire

A few weekends back we escaped for the day to one of my favorite New England destinations: Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Here are a few photographs from the day. From left to right, clockwise – The Friendly Toast, North Church at … Continue reading

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Crafty Corner: Embroidered Sugar Skull

I was super inspired after the embroidery class I took at Gather Here last month. Relearning the stitches and finding a community of like-minded crafty ladies really encouraged me to continue with the craft. When I finished the sampler that … Continue reading

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Recipe: Dirty Rice with Sausage

This recipe is my go-to when I want to make something healthy and quick. It’s simple but fresh and full of flavor. Domestocrat’s Dirty Rice with Sausage (yields 6 portions) 5 pork sausages (roughly 2 lbs.) 4 cups brown rice … Continue reading

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Birthday Weekend in Maine

Prior to my annual apple picking adventure last weekend, John and I celebrated my birthday with a weekend in Maine. I love Maine. It’s just perfect. Humble people, wonderful restaurants, water all around, a constant perfect breeze. And the air. … Continue reading

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