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A Perfect Pair: Wine and Fabric

Sometimes, after a long, hot day on vacation, you open up the perfect bottle of wine to help refresh the evening. And sometimes, when you open up that perfect bottle of wine, something serendipitous happens: you realize that it’s also the perfect bottle of wine to pair with your current handwork project. 296 more words


Update: A Wedding!

Hi everyone! You may have noticed that it has been a few weeks since I’ve posted thanks to our Contributors (Sarah and Whitney). It actually happens these lovely ladies were helping to cover as I was off in New England getting married and enjoying my honeymoon. 609 more words


My birthday card to my husband....

Today is my husband Chuck’s birthday. We have been married almost 29 years and they have been the most amazing years of my life.  When I think of the young woman that I was when I met him and the woman that I am now, the change is amazing.   165 more words


Best Clam Shacks and Ice Cream: Portsmouth to Old Orchard

Beach season is here, and friends heading to the NH and southern Maine seacoast asked me where to find the best clam shacks and ice cream stands. 494 more words

Traditional Bites

Let the good times roll...

In a few hours the first of our 4th of July guests will arrive. For the past 10 years all of our kids and other various friends and family have been joining us here to celebrate the Fourth of July. 271 more words

The windows are open....

and after the damp cold spring and long snowy winter that is a wonderful thing.  It will require practically daily dusting to remove the pollen that is coming in with the fresh air from all of the surfaces in the house but it is worth it.   493 more words

Quick Sketch

Most successful piece of the day was just a quick sketch of my one and only Lupine! We planted these years ago, and finally one has surfaced. 32 more words