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Erin | house on hill road
Interests: family and friends fabric and thread yarn and needles paper and ink food and drink
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I spied one through a restaurant window while Fatty and I were walking the streets of New York. My initial thought was one of disbelief. Really? A peony? It's not the right season. And then it hit me like a... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at house on hill road
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We went downtown yesterday afternoon to blow our glass ornaments for the year. Fatty took the girls to do this eight years ago as a surprise for me and I have joined them every year since. It's hands down my... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at house on hill road
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Yesterday was my first day back at painting in nine months. I knew I missed it, but until I picked up a brush and dropped blobs of oils on the palette, I didn't realize how much. I hesitated when I... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at house on hill road
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Yesterday was a challenging day on many levels. The work we are doing in the house was going on in three places at once, four if you include the carpentry on the driveway. I wasn't prepared to have a bunch... Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2014 at house on hill road
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I made three of these trees a number of years back. I have no idea where the smallest one has run off to. Run off being correct because, although the trees do not have legs, there is a cat in... Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2014 at house on hill road
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The window guys were back yesterday, working outside in the cold. It was around 40 degrees, but it felt much, much colder. I offered coffee and told them to come in and warm up as needed. Today, they will be... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2014 at house on hill road
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Jane didn't have school so my day was a little upside down in a good way. She helped me clean out the sewing machines and projects at school and we grabbed lunch together. I dropped her at the library to... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2014 at house on hill road
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There is nothing like Christmas in the city. Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2014 at house on hill road
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The day started with a missed alarm, but a caught flight. The sun was shining when we landed, the skies were pouring when we went to bed. We walked and talked and shopped and ate and drank. A great start... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2014 at house on hill road
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It was gray today. Too dark, dreary and rainy to inspire much of anything. A three cup kind of morning. Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2014 at house on hill road
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I'm joining Leslie this month, taking photos of the things around me, looking for light and inspiration in my every day. And knitting. I am knitting. Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2014 at house on hill road
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Jane is 15. What is it about those milestone birthdays that come every five years, the ones ending in 0 and 5, that make them seem so big? I can't wrap my head around fifteen, but it is here and... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2014 at house on hill road
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With the holiday weekend coming up in the U.S., I thought I would share my most recent reads just in case someone was looking for a good book to take while traveling or enjoy post-turkey. In no particular order, this... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2014 at house on hill road
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ah, the lofthouse cookie is much desired around these parts. unfortunately for my kids, they are full of junk so i don't buy them. will try these for sure.
Toggle Commented Nov 18, 2014 on better this way at remedial eating
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I sent a text to Jane the other night when she was late coming out of play rehearsal that just said, "Bueller?" I imagine you all saying the same thing to me, wondering where I've been. I don't think I... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2014 at house on hill road
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Friday Night Lights. Give it a few episodes and you'll be hooked.
Toggle Commented Nov 4, 2014 on crocheting and Gilmore Girls at Wee Wonderfuls
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love this. xo.
Toggle Commented Nov 4, 2014 on LA love at artsy-crafty babe
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Same can be said for 12. :)
Toggle Commented Oct 19, 2014 on :the trickiness of being two: at Curious Bird
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Last Friday, I took a plane East to New York where I spent a craft weekend with Denyse Schmidt and Heather Ross in the Catskills. There was a small group of us (12? 13?) staying in a large house, laughing,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2014 at house on hill road
a to the men.
Toggle Commented Oct 17, 2014 on making things is difficult at Wee Wonderfuls
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Hi Penny - The pattern is from the 2012 Summer issue of Stitch magazine. It is published by Interweave. Maybe you can get a back issue from them? I’m not sure how else you would get it. Best - Erin
Toggle Commented Oct 13, 2014 on KCWC: Days 1 to 3 at house on hill road
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I'm excited to be participating in the blog tour for Betz White's newest book, Present Perfect! It's a great sewing book filled with a variety of projects perfect for gift giving. As we enter autumn and get closer to the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2014 at house on hill road
i have learned so much from you, melissa. you are one of the most inspiring people i know. xo.
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oh, you know i am sticking with you. miss you. xo.
Toggle Commented Oct 7, 2014 on Coming Back at all buttoned up.
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i love Abby's podcast! can't wait to listen.
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