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Heathered, Marled, Softspun, Cozy – The Necessary Knit

Heathered, Marled, Softspun, Cozy – The Necessary Knit

So, a few months back I stood by one of my cardinal rules and purchased an item (while out shopping) that was not on my list, completely unrelated to my list, and entirely unnecessary. This, I think, is the only way to shop. […]

Mirror, Mirror, Antique Meets Modern

Mirror, Mirror, Antique Meets Modern

Like many subtly artistic and traditionally driven moms of our time, my mom has a love for antique furniture. It would appear that along with strange eating habits, an addiction to British detective mysteries, […]

Belgian Sublimity in St. Bernardus Abt 12

Belgian Sublimity in St. Bernardus Abt 12

        One doesn’t usually hear the word “beer” and instantly think of ancient monks wandering about abbeys in the 19th century Belgian countryside.

 

Unless you’re a beer drinker that is…

in which case, the words beer, trappist, monk, and Belgium go together like cake and ice cream.

 

Better yet – like hops, malts, yeast and barley. […]

Couchella Crashing

Couchella Crashing

It’s all about the Couchella experience. Even the moniker sounds enticing – does it not? […]

Plush, Crushed, and Velvety Soft

Plush, Crushed, and Velvety Soft

As young dancers growing up in the competition circuit, my sister and I went through a LOT of costumes. From Recitals to Regionals to Finals – you name it […]