Yearly Archives: 2011

Everything’s Better with Bourbon: The Holiday Cookie Edition

I co-hosted a holiday cookie exchange at work and loved showing off my favorite holiday cookie: Bourbon Balls. Bourbon’s having its moment right now and the hipsters can’t get enough. I’m told there’s a potential bourbon shortage so there’s a

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Small apartment Christmas tree solution

Came up with this one when I was still in my 400 sq foot studio and rolled it out this year since we’re not going to be around for the whole holiday so a tree seemed wasteful. Two nails, a

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Two hours, one skein of yarn, one awesome cowl

Super quick and fun project for a friend’s upcoming birthday. Got the pattern free with the yarn from my favorite SF yarn shop: Imagiknit

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Creamed corn: My new favorite side dish

Oh…oh my god. Oh…wow. Wow. I mean, wow.¬†Why didn’t I make five times as much of tonight’s dinner? D is having some dental work done and is under doctor’s orders to avoid all chewing for three weeks. This has meant

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Caramelized onions are like the butter of the gods

Caramelized onions are so good they’ve brought me back from a laziness-induced semi-retirement from blogging. I made a big batch of these when my CSA box showed up overflowing with oniony goodness. When six large onions and a half of

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Mini plant pot wrappers – by popular demand

I’ve gotten a few requests for the paper template we used to wrap the seedling pots our wedding favors came in. You know, these guys: Again, we just used the standard plastic seedling pot that the succulents came in. We

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Speaking of adorable baby heads…

Check out my gorgeous little cousin, Charlotte, holding my brand new niece, Paige. Matchy matchy.

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