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Bridesmaids On the Same Page

Bridesmaids On the Same Page

bridesmaids on the same pagebridesmaidsbridesmaids on the same pageIf you ever feel as if you need a shot of humility, start a blog. As soon as you think you’re the cleverest person alive, you’ll realize 500 other blogs have already thought your thought…and done it even better. I thought I was super clever with this idea: gathering paint-chips in the colors of the wedding and giving a set of each chip collection to each of my bridesmaids. Yeah. Its already been…

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wedding season

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I haven’t had a moment to even think about blogging since the Reign of Spring Quarter Terror began showering down its projects, due dates, and never-ending processional of assignments, classes, forms, and tests. Its so frustrating screaming through these months because I love this time of year and want to do so many things that never make it on the YOU HAVE TO DO THIS TO SURVIVE list. Despite…

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All at Once

It seems as if life finds it interesting to string you along without any change, excitement, or alteration month after month, and then enjoys pouring out its bucket of love or turmoil to see how you handle the windfall, adjust to the magnificent or magnanimous changes, or squirm and squeal with the overwhelming-ness of all of it, all at once.

All at Once

It seems as if life finds it interesting to string you along without any change, excitement, or alteration month after month, and then enjoys pouring out its bucket of love or turmoil to see how you handle the windfall, adjust to the magnificent or magnanimous changes, or squirm and squeal with the overwhelming-ness of all of it, all at once.

Valentine Sparkling Wine Cake
For the cake

3 cups unbleached all-purpose flour


1 tsp. baking powder


1/4 tsp. salt

1 cup…
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Valentine Sparkling Wine Cake

For the cake
  • 3 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 cup…

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Apronology
Way back in DecemberI mentioned that VMMV’s Etsy shop was going to be published and guess what?…View Post

Apronology

Way back in DecemberI mentioned that VMMV’s Etsy shop was going to be published and guess what?…

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2014 “Unword” of the YearI can’t believe it’s already coming to the end of January. There’s Valentines reminders in every…View Post

2014 “Unword” of the Year

I can’t believe it’s already coming to the end of January. There’s Valentines reminders in every…

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DIY Silhouette Pillow
Having me write a Photoshop tutorial is a bit like saying the Jabberwocky is a researched piece of…View Post

DIY Silhouette Pillow

Having me write a Photoshop tutorial is a bit like saying the Jabberwocky is a researched piece of…

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Spicy Sweet Potato Winter SaladFor the salad:
1 yam and 1 sweet potato
1/4 cup olive oil
salt and pepper
1 shallot 
large handful…
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Spicy Sweet Potato Winter Salad

For the salad:
  • 1 yam and 1 sweet potato
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 shallot
  • large handful…

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