Monthly Archives: June 2012

a dress for madalena

One of the things I love about knitting is that it’s like a puzzle.  When you start out to make a garment, especially if you’re not using a pattern, you’ve got three things: a set of needles, a bunch of yarn, and an image of what you want to end up with.  Then it’s up […]

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Citrus & Herb Syrups

Last summer a friend of mine made us some mint lemonade from scratch, and it was awesome.  Inspired, I went home, went online, and made Basil Lemonade soon after.  That was the only time I made the lemonade (all that juicing!), but my imagination was captured by the recipe for simple syrup made using basil […]

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