June 2011

I went strawberry picking with a couple of friends out on a farm yesterday.  Fresh farm picked strawberries are one of my favorite things about summer! The strawberries are so sweet and fresh, you can smell them walking towards the fields.  There is nothing like tasting a warm, sun-ripened strawberry for the first time. They […]


boxers, boxers, boxers!!

by ilene on June 29, 2011 · 8 comments

in jeff, sewing, wedding

I can’t post about custom panties without writing a followup about the male counterpart!  Once again, if you are my parent, my coworker or my pastor, cover your eyes! This could be embarrassing for you and for me! Jeff’s best friend got married this past Saturday. He asked me to make these for the groom […]


Panties! Panties! Panties!

by ilene on June 28, 2011 · 10 comments

in sewing, wedding

Hehe, did that title catch your attention? That’s right, I said PANTIES!! This might be the most risqué post I will ever write, I can’t believe I am writing about underwear!! I’m giggling as I write this because I have the maturity level of a 12 year old boy. You may want to avert your […]


Sesame Chicken Pasta Recipe

by ilene on June 24, 2011 · 5 comments

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This sesame chicken pasta recipe is my “go to” recipe for large parties and potlucks.  My friend KK passed me this asian-tasting recipe long time ago and its one of the dishes that I make all the time.  It’s really really simple to make and I can easily double it to feed lots of people.  […]


Sailing Into Summer

by ilene on June 22, 2011 · 1 comment

in jeff

To celebrate the summer solstice and herald the beginning of summer, Jeff and I spent last night sailing out on the Charles River.  If you have ever lived in Boston than you know how much we look forward to the summer after what seems like 10 months of grueling cold and snow. (I finally dared […]

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