Monthly Archives: May 2011

Memorial Day Weekend Recap

What a perfect Memorial Day weekend! The weather could not have been more lovely on Sunday and Monday – it really feels like summer has arrived. If the temps dip back below 50 again and it starts raining I might … Continue reading

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Purple Polka Dots

Memorial Day weekend is upon us – yay! So happy to usher in summer and finally see some warm and sunny weather. I don’t have much planned, but I think some bike rides and perhaps a margarita may be in … Continue reading

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Light Blueberry Lemon Bread

I’ve been craving lemon lately. Probably because we were without sun for two straight weeks (except for three hours last Saturday – when I was stuck inside). My body probably thought lemon would act as artificial inner sun, which isn’t … Continue reading

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New (to me) Pretty Things!

On Sunday Ross and I went off to Brunswick and Freeport for some lunch and shopping with our friends Jess and Brendan. It was cold and damp (basically the story of the last two weeks) but I refused to wear … Continue reading

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SWAP maine recap

Well friends, the first ever SWAP maine went perfectly! After months of planning, Allie,¬†Ashley, Kate,¬†Keriann, Laura, Mara, Michelle from Goodwill and myself made it happen! We couldn’t have done it without Goodwill, and major thanks to Head Games Salon for … Continue reading

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Broccoli and Tomato Strata

I’m busy, and frankly, so are you. I can only assume. Between working, blogging, planning a wedding, exercising once in a while, organizing a swap and watching Real Housewives (of anywhere) I have a lot going on. I’m sure you … Continue reading

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SWAP maine – oh, and I’m on TV!

This has been such an exciting and busy month for me! Work-wise, wedding-wise, and swap-wise. All good though. In cased you missed it, I’m one of the organizers behind the first ever SWAP maine – a huge clothing swap benefiting … Continue reading

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Looking Sneaky

I’m not sure who I’m giving the smiley side-eye in this picture, but here it is. Some mornings it is so hard to get a decent picture. My eyes are usually puffy until about 9:00 and it can be hard … Continue reading

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Barley Salad with Feta and Herbs

A few weeks ago I was strolling through the Goya section at my local grocery store (one of my favorite aisles) when I noticed a bag of barley. I’m sure I’ve had beef and barley soup at some point in … Continue reading

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Restoring Thrifted Silver

No real blog post today (I’ve been a bad girl and not taken photos all weekend). However, check out my technique for removing tarnish on the Goodwill of Northern New England blog. I’m a big fan of thrifting for silver, … Continue reading

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