October 2011

California Citrus Salad Recipe

by ilene on October 20, 2011 · 4 comments

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This salad is named in honor of my home state and our new city!  As much as I miss all our friends and our comfortable way of life in Boston, I absolutely LOVE being back in California!  After living in the snowy northeast for seven years, I am soaking up all the sunshine in San […]

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My First Ever Giveaway: Circle Scarf!!

by ilene on October 18, 2011 · 167 comments

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Hey readers!  Today is a blog first for me, I’m hosting a GIVEAWAY!!!! I’ve been hesitant to do a giveaway before because I’m scared that I will post something I made and NO ONE wants it!!!  How sad would it be if no one enters for my free stuff? That  would be so embarrassing!  So […]

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My friend was wearing this super cute circle scarf from American Apparel and I wanted one!! Circle scarves, also called infinity scarves, are so popular this fall!  I love the look of them! And they are so cozy and warm!  I shared a tutorial last winter on how I upcycled one of Jeff’s cashmere sweaters […]

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I’ve been on a search for the ultimate chocolate chip cookie recipe ever since I got the crazy idea to bake 600 cookies by myself for my wedding.  Luckily, I came to my senses and ended up buying 50 dozen cookies from a bakery. (Best idea ever.) Because of that temporary lapse in judgement, I […]

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FroYo, yo! (tutorial)

by ilene on October 10, 2011 · 3 comments

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We had some friends who were contemplating opening up a frozen yogurt business so I wanted to surprised their daughters with cute little froyo shirts!  I’m totally loving this frozen yogurt fad, I could eat a large cup for breakfast!  If only froyo stores were open that early.  There is a place near our old […]

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