Monthly Archives: June 2011

Baking 101

With the impending move, I’ve gotten on somewhat of a mission of clearing our pantry before we go. And so, I’ve been doing a lot more baking than one would expect of someone with an apartment to pack, gifts to … Continue reading

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Lots to Do

We’re in the process of packing up our stuff and storing it for the summer, in order that we can fly to Newfoundland, work in Gros Morne National Park for two months, fly to Toronto in September, and start a … Continue reading

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On the Needles – Gravel Grid (nearly there)

Linking up with Ginny for this week’s Yarn-Along. What’s on your needles right now? Hopefully, this is the last time I scold Jake from reading my blog. Hopefully, by next week, I will have something different on the needles. As … Continue reading

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One last hurrah.

This morning, I realized that strawberry season was officially over. Much to my surprise, however, I managed to stumble upon one last hurrah of local strawberries at the grocery store. It’s the small things, right?

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And the livin’ is easy…

A lazy Friday afternoon – too hot to do much, so I’m reading, knitting, and drinking an endless supply of San Pellegrino while we await a thunderstorm. Right now I’m perusing the June pages of Edith Holden’s Country Diary of … Continue reading

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Botany 101 – Peonies

This time of the season ushers in the blooming of one of my favourite flowers: the peony (Paeonia). From its spiky and tough first shoots, to its hard little buds, to its eventual full blooms, the peony is one of … Continue reading

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On the needles – Gravel Grid (Part 2)

JAKE – same as last week. I should warn you. This is a bit of conversion story. No, not in the way you might think. A conversion within the realm of knitting. For here, today, I must admit: I am … Continue reading

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