Monthly Archives: December 2011

My Grandmother Laura’s Pork Pie

For those who are not geographically close to French Acadia, pork pies are not usually a familiar thing. To be honest, they’re not entirely familiar to me either. Essentially, this French Canadian delicacy, is ground pork, cooked with onions, potatoes … Continue reading

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Blogging for Good: The Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland

Recently, I, along with a number of other Portland bloggers, received an email from Corey from Portland Daily Photo about his “Blogging for Good” project. He asked us to write a blog post this week about a local nonprofit organization or cause … Continue reading

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My Christmas Look on Fore Front Fashion

Today I’m over on Fore Front Fashion with the outfit I plant to wear on Christmas day. Come check me out and send FFF some love!

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Spiced Winter Fruit Salad

Last weekend my mom’s side of the family had a Christmas brunch. We do this every year, and while a bit unconventional it works really well. We get to enjoy time spent together, then have the rest of the day … Continue reading

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Chocolate Peppermint Crackle Cookies

Sunday was my designated “Christmas cookie baking day.” Every year I set aside an afternoon to make a few batches of cookies. Usually I make three, this year I did two. The reason for eliminating the third is that i … Continue reading

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Red Flannel

This shirt and skirt are part of a bunch of samples Ross got from work a year or so ago. FYI, he is a web designer for L.L.Bean Signature, and he used to raid the sample closet every so often. … Continue reading

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Blaze Orange

I wore this outfit last week on a rather gloomy day. I must have been inspired by hunters wearing blaze orange in the woods. My cardigan certainly stands out against the blah background. Side note, as I was google image … Continue reading

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Oh Christmas tree!

Every year Ross and I go to Beech Ridge Farm to chop down our Christmas tree (here is last year’s recap). I love traditions during the holidays, so we plan on keeping this up. Though I get rather sentimental this … Continue reading

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The Big Chill is this weekend!

Mainers! Don’t forget about The Big Chill this Saturday! This incredible art and vintage fair is running from 10am to 4pm at the Mayo Street Arts Center (10 Mayo Street, Portland, ME). There are tons of awesome exhibitors, including yours truly, … Continue reading

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