November 2011

Our Christmas Stockings

by ilene on November 30, 2011 · 4 comments

in christmas, decor, holidays, sewing

The holidays are my FAVORITE time of the year!  I can’t help getting into the Christmas spirit!!  I’m a total sucker for mall decorations, red and green candy and Christmas carols. It gets me giddy with joy!  Jeff and I have a few traditions that we have started: we always fly somewhere and celebrate Christmas […]

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This type A, control freak found another project for my Silhouette machine: labeling my dresser!! I have so much fabric, I’ve been storing them all in this dresser in our living room. When we sold our home in Boston and moved to a 1 bedroom apartment, I lost my craft room, so I have to […]

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Can It Be?! A Boba Milk Tea Icecream Bar!!

by ilene on November 18, 2011 · 7 comments

in travel

Today is our last full day in Taiwan and I was on my daily trip to 7-11 to buy me some snackies.  Despite it being 11am in the morning, I wandered over to the freezer section to check out it’s icecream and popsicles.  You never know what you will see in these freezers. The selections […]

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Funnies from Taiwan!

by ilene on November 17, 2011 · 12 comments

in travel, Uncategorized

Ni hao from Taiwan! We are nearing the end of our stay here on this yam-shaped island. As much fun as it has been visiting relatives I haven’t seen in 20 years, eating good food and even having a second wedding banquet thrown for us last weekend, I miss home. There truly is no country […]

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My Salsa Recipe

by ilene on November 14, 2011 · 6 comments

in recipes

Since last week, I shared my famous guacamole recipe, I thought I would share with you guys my salsa recipe today.  I love making fresh salsa because with all these veggies, it just seems so healthy!  Luckily one of the great things about living in California is all the fresh produce we can get all […]

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