Monthly Archives: September 2012

Patterns and Postcards in the Mail

I haven’t been able to sew lately due to the demands of life but I have been able to blissfully build my pattern stash. One enabling event that allowed me to do this was ThePerfectNose’s Patterns and Postcards swap. It was also amusing to … Continue reading

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Loco for Locro (Potato and Avocado Soup)

I have been on a soup kick lately and recently discovered locro, a hearty mountain potato chowder from the Andes. Mr. Dashing’s aunt made locro during her stay here a few weeks ago and I just loved it! Here in the … Continue reading

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Patterns and Postcards Swap

TJ at The Perfect Nose is hosting another pattern swap on her blog and I decided to join in. I participated in her last swap and scored some cool stuff. The summer months have flown by and sadly due to … Continue reading

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The Healing Power of Soup

Hi – I’m back again! I haven’t been able to blog the last two months because of a family crisis. My father and mother-in-law were in a serious car accident in July. Their car was T-boned on the passenger side … Continue reading

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