Posts filed in: June 2008

Hot Weekend

Those guys . . . . . . watched Wimbledon . . . . . . and I . . . . . . made freezer jam.
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Folk Phase

A few weeks ago at an estate sale around the corner from our house, I found an entire box of vintage patterns for $5 (I know, I hate it when people say things like that! Sorry!). The box itself was...
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Cabinet Redo, Again

This past weekend, we cleaned and cleaned and cleaned out the cabinets. We have an old house. It has an old kitchen, and it is the same size as the kitchen in our old one-bedroom apartment — small. The cabinet...
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Where I Aim to Redeem Myself

Oh, people, you make me laugh. I think the comments on yesterday's post were the funniest things I have read in I don't even know how long. Oh that was funny. Action — or even alteration — by consensus doesn't...
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Imagination vs. Reality: Where I Am Smacked Down

So, I had this idea, a loose dress for cool summer nights. . . . I was just thinking, like, North Woods, cabin on the lake, marshmallow roasting, you know, thinking as you do when you are gonna chill out...
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Wild Strawberries

This beautiful photo is from the June 1995 issue of Martha Stewart Living. I was thumbing through my back issues the other night and my breath caught when I saw this. So simple, so beautiful. They call this a vacherin...
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Minty Slow Down

June, where are you going? It's already the second half of June. I found these pictures in my May folder, from Memorial Day weekend when we rode bikes down to the Multnomah County Fair at Oaks Park, and it seems...
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Mushroom Sauce for the Ravioli

Isn't it funny how different pasta shapes taste different and different stuffed pastas taste different, even though the ingredients are generally exactly the same? As a child I loved thin spaghetti and shells, and didn't like perciatelli (which we often...
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Just as you suspected . . .

Clover Meadow actually writes this blog. Isn't she brilliant?
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Cherry Clafoutis

Chelan cherries from the farmer's market yesterday. Not the best, says the cherry man, 'cause we're not quite there yet, but a good early cherry. I was feeling French-ish, so I thought I'd make a cherry clafoutis for Aimee and...
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My name is Alicia Paulson
and I love to make things. I live with my husband and daughter in Portland, Oregon, and design sewing, embroidery, knitting, and crochet patterns. See more about me at aliciapaulson.com

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Since August of 2011 I've been using a Canon EOS 60D with an EF 18-200mm kit lens and an EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro lens.