Monthly Archives: January 2011

Warm spinach and quinoa salad

This is so good. Adapted from a recipe found in Everyday Food, which I liked but felt the ratios were off. 1/2 cup quinoa, rinsed within an inch of its life 1 cup water 2 tbsp good olive oil 3

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Top Five: This American Life Primer

It astounds me that there are still people who don’t listen to┬áThis American Life. If you’re among them, you’re missing out on the most consistently fantastic hour of entertainment available. Stop it. Start with these: A Little Bit of Knowledge:

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Sometimes I knit

This was my first knitted toy project. It’s Elija the Elephant from Ysolda. The pattern is $6.00 and easily the best knitting pattern I’ve ever encountered. It’s incredibly well-written an easy to follow. This little guy went off to live

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How I spent 2010

Planning a wedding! Oh, what fun we had. Oh, what stress we endured. Oh, what a freaking amazing party we threw. Oh, how totally relieved I am that we’re no longer planning a wedding. We loved how the details came

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Hi, Emily. Welcome to 1999. Have a Zima.

Well finally. Here I am. Writing a blog. This is not the first time I’ve thought about blogging, but it is the time that I’ve actually gone and done it. My hesitation has always hinged on the question, “what are

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