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    – Or, How Not to Lose Your Shit in 10 Hours – Dreaded and feared, the longhaul flight …
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    When our kitchen faucet finally broke (hip hip, hooray!)…I decided to condense the myriad …
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  • My Sister’s Keeper

    Off to watch My Sister’s Keeper with mom. Kleenex- check! No mascara on- double check!
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    Boyfriends are great cooks

    Look at what my boyfriend can whip up easy peasy. I tell you, boys are so much more talented at cooking than are girls. This meal was scrumptious!
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    Entryway Project

    Behold my entryway project! And it only took a year of indecision and tightfistedness to complete. Actually, I did complete this on a very tight budget. The lovely piece of furniture (call it what you will) you see here is actually a closet module by ClosetMaid, for $24.99 (on sale $5 off from $29.99) at Target. The cake stand (used as a change/key holder/carryall and soon to have its base spray painted yellow), tealight holder + tealight, and yellow flower…
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    Etsy Experience

    I am super excited about receiving my custom-designed “K” pillow from Etsy user LetterPerfectDesigns. I told her what I wanted, the type and color of the front fabric to use (lilac silk), she sewed vintage mother-of-pearl buttons in the shape of a lovely K, and I selected the toile fabric on the back for a nice contrast. I also selected the 12” x 16” size. This will look great as the foremost accent pillow on my bed for that nice…
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    Sweet & Sticky Drumsticks

    1/2 c balsamic vinegar 1/2 c honey 1/2 c light brown sugar, packed 1/4 c soy sauce 5 fresh rosemary sprigs 5 garlic cloves, halved 10-12 chicken drumsticks 2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds 1/4 c chopped flat leaf parsley leaves Can’t tell you the recipe because it’s not my own. But if you want it, go buy Giada de Laurentiis’s book “Giada’s Kitchen” and turn to page 218. It’s what I’m cookin’ tonight, along with a greek salad.
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