Monthly Archives: August 2008

Trail Training

Yesterday the hubby and I (with the little one in tow) went on a beautiful 6.5 mile hike in the mountains close to our home.  The high altitude (7900-8300 ft) and the very steep upward climb almost killed me. Today, … Continue reading

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Illustration Friday – Routine

A very late entry for Illustration Friday. 12 x 12 Acrylic I’ve been making a huge effort to make exercise, yoga and meditation a part of my daily routine.  I’ve been doing well for the last two weeks, getting yoga … Continue reading

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Link Love

A bit of inspiration and some things I’ve found lately that I don’t want to forget about.  Some food, color, fabric, art, sewing and a lot of heart.  All things I love. Check em’ out… Photos are from flickr, click … Continue reading

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Let’s Ride!

My husband has always been really into bike riding and it has been his big goal in life to get his whole family into riding as well.  Lately, we have been trying to ride more in general and as a … Continue reading

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His & Her Water Bottle Carrier

  I’ve had THIS water bottle carrier for a while and use it almost everyday and I love it.  Now that it’s faded and permanently dirty, I thought I’d make a new one using the same tutorial (thanks Kathy!).  While … Continue reading

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WW Bread

I have been waiting for the weather to cool down to start baking, but I can’t wait any more.  Heat or no heat, the oven is on.  I couldn’t resist after going through the archives of Everyday Dish, a vegan … Continue reading

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Rockin’ it 3 ways

  With rock candy of course. A big hit- recipe HERE. Rock crayons, as seen HERE, along with a few other goodies from Stubby Pencil Studio.   And finally a ROCKet ship,  using watercolor crayons. Super fun and low mess! … Continue reading

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China Cabinet: A Peek Inside

Here is the whole thing.  Eight feet tall, 6 feet wide.  Sanded, primed and painted. It is packed with all of my cookbooks, some dishes, an archaic stereo system and a special kid’s section.  The bottom cabinets store books and … Continue reading

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China Cabinet: Painted Knobs

I FINALLY finished painting my China cabinet.  A few weeks ago actually.  It’s been so nice to look at considering we had been looking at THIS for the last 10 months. It was the windowed doors that kept me at … Continue reading

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Lotta Inspiration

I bought Lotta Prints recently and am in love with her simplistic designs. The book is aesthetically pleasing, page after page, with loads of great ideas and stencil patterns.  After thumbing through this book I was inspired to make another … Continue reading

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