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For all you early holiday shoppers (or those of you who want to treat yourself): use the coupon code "FALL2017" to get 20% off jewelry in my etsy shop! Sale ends December 1st. Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at elephantine
That sounds scrumptious! Thanks for the suggestion :)
Toggle Commented Nov 1, 2017 on the last tiny tomatoes at elephantine
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It's been a while since I've had flowers in the house. I love this fall-inspired bouquet – especially that orange chrysanthemum! Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2017 at elephantine
I've never thought of quick-pickling tomatoes – but I love any kind of pickle. I'll have to give that a try! Thanks, Katherine.
Toggle Commented Oct 26, 2017 on the last tiny tomatoes at elephantine
Thanks, Alexis! And yum, that combination sounds delicious. (I love zucchini flowers!)
Toggle Commented Oct 26, 2017 on the last tiny tomatoes at elephantine
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It was time to finally dig up my lone tomato plant of the year… which left me with a couple dozen green cherry tomatoes on my hands. What do you like to do with green cherry tomatoes? See if they... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2017 at elephantine
Posted Oct 5, 2017 at elephantine
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A few things I'm coveting for the garden… 1. chicken wire cloche, 2. ceramic pot, 3. watering can, 4. Renee's Garden flower seeds, 5. potting bench, 6. gloves, 7. potting trowel. Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2017 at elephantine
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...in clay, sienna, luster blue, and bronze & black! Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2017 at elephantine
Thank you, Amani & Israa! I'll keep your magazine in mind :)
Toggle Commented Sep 11, 2017 on one last thing at elephantine
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Working on adding a little color around here with pansies + violas. Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2017 at elephantine
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Up-close with a houseplant. (Happy Friday!) Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2017 at elephantine
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I love these JOCO travel cups and I'm stocking them now at Mignon. Available in eight colors here! Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2017 at elephantine
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My tomatoes are starting to ripen! And the bell pepper is persisting. Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2017 at elephantine
Ah, good question! Each of these books is great in their own way and all very different – I'd say pick up whichever one sounds like something you're in the mood for. The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley has the most adventure and is a fantastic father/daughter story, The Leavers is a mother/son story about identity set in New York and China, Standard Deviation is a portrait of a marriage and the funniest of all the books (although, obviously, you have to like its variety of humor), Dear Ijeawele is a short and well-crafted book about feminism, and The Thing Around Your Neck is a lovely collection of short stories that depicts the lives of Nigerians.
Toggle Commented Jul 26, 2017 on recommended reading at elephantine
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Four books I've recently read and enjoyed: 1. The Leavers by Lisa Ko – "Short and blocky, she wore loose jeans—never had he seen her in a dress—and her voice was so loud that when she called his name dogs... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2017 at elephantine
I don't think I've ever had banana ice cream but it sounds delicious. And I already have a bunch of frozen bananas in the freezer (which I usually just use for making smoothies) so I might even have everything I need! Thanks for the suggestion, Kathryn :)
Toggle Commented Jul 24, 2017 on all set for summer at elephantine
I hear you -– that's why I resisted for so long. It's funny, though -- I actually ate a smaller portion of the ice cream that I made because I saw firsthand how much sugar and cream went into it. (I still really enjoyed eating it, though.)
Toggle Commented Jul 21, 2017 on all set for summer at elephantine
I love plums and apricots! thanks for sharing that recipe. and a mid-day ice cream scoop sounds perfect :)
Toggle Commented Jul 21, 2017 on all set for summer at elephantine
that sounds wonderful – thanks for the idea, sera!
Toggle Commented Jul 21, 2017 on all set for summer at elephantine
I agree that basics are sometimes the best :)
Toggle Commented Jul 21, 2017 on all set for summer at elephantine
yum!! thanks for sharing, chelsey :)
Toggle Commented Jul 21, 2017 on all set for summer at elephantine
oh, wow – that sounds delicious (and tiring)! The machine I bought is the Cuisinart ICE-21. I don't have anything to compare it to, but it's very easy and quick to use. Once I poured the ingredients in, it took less than 15 minutes for the ice cream to come together. It needed freezing afterward to harden up, but still, I was surprised at how quickly the mixing process was.
Toggle Commented Jul 21, 2017 on all set for summer at elephantine
that sounds delicious! thanks for sharing :)
Toggle Commented Jul 21, 2017 on all set for summer at elephantine
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I recently bought an ice cream maker, just for fun. (Well, what other reason is there to buy an ice cream maker?) For its inaugural churn, I made vanilla ice cream with chopped up treats mixed in (one part Skor... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2017 at elephantine
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