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Starting up the Honeymoon Quilt

Starting up the Honeymoon Quilt

Shanti Stupa in Leh, Northern India For our honeymoon last year, Bill and I decided that no holds barred, we were going gangbusters.  We were in India for two weeks (way north in a town Leh which is the capital of the Himalayan kingdom of Ladakh), Bali for a week, and then had a layover in Hong Kong for 48 hours.  When I got back from the trip, I was so inspired that I wanted to make something that would last […]

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Converting to a Low Carb Diet Slowly

Awhile back, scientist found that eating sugar is just like snorting cocaine, at least to your brain.  It sparks up the same receptors and so going from a freewheeling American diet to a low carb diet is incredibly difficult.  Which brings me to my New Year’s resolution of losing some weight by going low carb.  Going from a carb diet to a low carb diet is incredibly difficult.   I do well with changes over time.  Here is a process that I’ve found […]

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Handwritten Letters from the 90’s

Handwritten Letters from the 90's

I am obsessed with books and while cleaning out the garage, forcing myself to sell unread & untouched books back to a local second hand book store, I stumbled upon on old box which held all my old notes and letters from the early 90’s and earlier.  This is almost embarassing.  I used to handwrite on paper these letters to people.  People used to write me handwritten letters back and send them in the mail even!  These days, I hear […]

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Wedding Cake Designs for my NY Resolutions

Wedding Cake Designs for my NY Resolutions

For my New Years Resolutions, I decided that I was going to bake a wedding cake.  I’ve been scouring the Internet and found 21 cakes that I like and I’ve posted on Pinterest.  Below are my favorite seven that I’ll eventually be choosing from.  ONEMiche Baker Sacred SweetsLarge Peony Photo Credit:  Miche Baker TWOMartha StewartDevil’s Food Cake w/ Old Fashioned Chocolate Frosting Photo Credit: Martha Stewart OL THREE Confetti CakesSpring Birds Photo Credit:  Confetti Cakes FOURMartha StewartLavendar Wedding Cake Photo Credit:  Sang Ang FIVESweet SensationsRetro […]

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