Archive for June, 2009

Upcoming Adventure

So we’ll be heading off soon for beachier climates (I won’t say warmer, because really 100+ is warm enough, thank you very much). I’ve been trying to get myself organized and ready to go, taking care of all the essentials. Hotel reservations at what promises to be a fabulous place to stayA Cuban restaurant that […]

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Week in Photos

6/21/09 – 6/27/09 See the White Russians here Clementines and La Paz-itively Hot here (I am so excited for our trip, my week started out with photos of a tropical nature!) And middle of the week stitching in my new Vera bag in the Night Owl pattern. Love it for carrying my stitching. And who […]

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Sunday Night Cocktail – White Russian

There’s something about a White Russian that brings me back to my college years. Somewhere in between shots of Jager and Tequila Sunrises that my buddy Felipe made for me, the White Russian holds a special place in my heart. And every so often at a bar I’ll see someone order one and then I […]

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Third Anniversary Trip – Turner Falls

As I mentioned in this post, Eric and I celebrated our third wedding anniversary in April. It’s been a tradition these past few years for us to take a trip for our anniversary. Eric and I both love to travel and explore new places together, so an annual trip is an excellent way to celebrate […]

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Sunday Night Cocktail – Rusty Nail

3/4 oz. Scotch1/2 oz. Drambuie Pour over rocks into pre-chilled old fashioned glass. Stir. Please note there is only one glass, because I won’t go near this. Eric enjoyed though, and the Drambuie came out of the back of the cabinet.

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Week’s Photos

6/14/09 – 6/20/09 Sunday night cocktail – Rusty Nail here Anne Rice book photos here Some interesting mail – a chart for a sampler with my initials immortalized and a hand-turned pincushion base. Flowers from Eric. They were so bright and fun, they made my day.

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Vampire Lover

Lately I have found myself amongst those are are currently obsessed with vampires (and really aren’t we all, these days?). I was doing a little reading on Miss E’s Misadventures and in her introductory post she mentions “I loved vampires before loving vampires was cool. ” This quote completely sums me up as well. Growing […]

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Week in Photos

6/7/09 – 6/13/09 Bunch of stitching photos this week, because I guess that’s where my head was at. A good friend sent along this chart for me. She knows I’m planning a wall of Adam & Eve samplers, and this “old school” implied A&E is a great addition. Plus, I can never get enough of […]

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Running

by Gilad Bernari on flickr So here’s the thing. I have been really struggling with the weightloss. And after talking with a friend of mine last night, it may be the struggle itself that is holding me back. Because really, what we struggle against the hardest, is where we are focusing all of our energy. […]

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A Week in Photos

5/31/09 – 6/6/09 See the Devil’s Tail photos here… Monday night at class. I can’t get enough of my favorite pair of shoes. Tuesday night was guild night. My favorite part is show and tell. I brought two finished pieces to share that you can see in the bottom of the photo – Barnabee’s Quest […]

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Sunday Night Cocktail – Mojito

I do love a good mojito. For our first anniversary, we went to San Antonio and one night after dinner went to a bar that specialized in mojitos. So, each time we mix up a couple I am reminded of that wonderful weekend. And a few years ago when I saw these cigar band mojito […]

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