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    Or, as my nephew enthusiastically calls them: FOOMIES! We’ve been guzzling smoothies around here lately. They’re the perfect thing to make in the morning and down in between chasing Faye around the apartment, hammering…

    February 24, 2015 76 Comments
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    make your own: hazelnut milk.

    Nut milk. I don’t know me anymore, either.Just kidding. I’m not giving up on cow’s milk. I’m just widening my perspective on milk-like things and finding another excuse to eat hazelnuts and rich, creamy treats.Growing…

    March 2, 2016 42 Comments
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    glowing winter skin with jessa blades.

    It’s the time of year for looking in the mirror and hoping my salty tears might provide enough moisture to put a little glow back into my dry cheeks. (Sad February-ers, unite. It’s almost…

    February 29, 2016 21 Comments
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    my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week. 1. this book dummy. {because this 7-inch x 9-inch little pile of blank pages is going to turn into a book with actual things inside. and i’m…

    January 30, 2015 8 Comments
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    shake the wintertime blues: ten tiny things.

    Ten tiny things we did over the weekend that made our apartment feel fresh and bright and the frigid temps more tolerable. 1. Light some candles. The hardest part about coming back to our apartment…

    January 12, 2015 39 Comments
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    my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week. 1. these flower stamps. {because just look at how many letters i have to write}. 2. these neighborly violets. {because they remind me of my momma}. 3.…

    April 19, 2013 17 Comments
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    my week in objects (mostly).

    1. these sunglasses. {because before this morning i needed them everyday this week}. 2. this sneaker sole. {because i guess it means i really need a new pair this time}. 3. this peanut butter.…

    April 5, 2013 23 Comments
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    blended up.

    About once a year I go through a fruit smoothie phase. It’s often in the springtime (see here and here) and it lasts for a month or two before I abandon the frozen stuff and head to…

    April 2, 2013 51 Comments
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    my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week. 1. these raindrops. {because i wasted so much time gawking at them this week. not sorry about it}. 2. this chocolate-covered key lime pie. {because even though…

    May 4, 2012 18 Comments
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    my week in objects (mostly)

    five little things that made my week. 1. these little alyssum sprouts. {because they sprouted up so very quickly. and even haven’t died yet}. 2. these colorful bowls. {and the carrot cupcakes they helped…

    April 8, 2011 18 Comments