Monthly Archives: July 2010

My little garden update

So here’s an interesting piece of information, learned by a former big city girl.  When you bury plants in dirt, water them and make sure they get adequate sunlight, they grow. Yeah, really, I know, it’s crazy.  After all my … Continue reading

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Blueberry Maple Jam

Ok, so I sort of just made this recipe.  But… in my defense, it was Strawberry Jam with Honey, and this is Blueberry Jam with Maple Syrup! Totally different! Right?!  Also in my defense, I made it again because the … Continue reading

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It’s easy being green

Love ya’ Kermit! I’m not sure this is the most inspiring outfit I’ve ever put together, but I just really love this top. It was a consignment shop find (un-worn J Crew) and though I thought it looked a bit … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Banana Granola

I have to ask – why in God’s name is granola so expensive? Whenever I see a small bag of granola for $7 I’m dumbfounded.  The ingredients aren’t terribly expensive and it’s pretty easy to make.  I guess it’s one … Continue reading

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A very Maine little Saturday

Sometimes on summer weekends I realize just how “Portland” Ross and I really have become. Since moving here two years ago from NY we have truly embraced the lifestyle. On sunny days we’re outside, biking, going to the farmer’s market, … Continue reading

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Red Skirts are Fun

Friday night we headed to Space Gallery to meet up with one of Ross’s friends for the Factory Portland launch.  Its basically a networking group for area musicians.  The show was just sort of so-so, but we had a grand … Continue reading

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Sweet and Spicy Plantains

For many years plantains intimidated me. They’re sort of a banana, sort of not. They’re hard to peel and do you have to fry them? Sheesh! Well, as it turns out they’re pretty easy to prepare and totally delicious. I … Continue reading

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Modular Clothing / PUG RING!!!

I love what I like to call “modular clothing.” You know the kind of thing you can wear a million different ways. The “skirt” below is actually a halter dress I bought for a dance in college. I also own … Continue reading

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Pasta with Goat Cheese Pesto and Grilled Vegetables

Ok, it’s official.  I’m addicted to grilled vegetables.  They’re so easy and so much more flavorful than sauteed.  As we just got a grill this summer I’m still a bit of a grilling newbie, but it has been so much … Continue reading

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Back from NYC

Well, I’m back. Since returning I’ve been feeling under the weather so I’m going to refrain from a full recap. However, I will tell you it was a great trip filled with great friends annnnnd… not so healthy foods. Oh … Continue reading

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