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Jaime Evans
crafts, geeks, magic
Interests: I run my own handmade craft business.
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Does any body else ever wonder if lattes get really embarassed when people put whip cream on them? Whip cream just doesn't belong on lattes. Lattes are serious drink for no frills people. They are men and women in black... Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2012 at Sparkles and Sticks
So, something really distressing happened about a week ago. Due to a mistake/misunderstanding, I lost the domain name I know, First World Problems, right? But the thing was, I did get quite upset about it. I have been slowly... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2012 at Sparkles and Sticks
Jamie- it's nice to meet you too! I was a bit worried that my comment was a little to enthusiastic- I'm glad you enjoyed it! : ) You are on my reader.
Toggle Commented Apr 28, 2012 on 20 Random Facts at Sparkles and Sticks
Hi Adena- thanks for your sweet comment! I totally know what you mean about "becoming that girl I once was" I am in the process of doing that right now! I am on pinterest- the link is the bunny on my sidebar. Add me so I can find you!
Toggle Commented Apr 28, 2012 on The Seattle Library at Sparkles and Sticks
Hello! Here is a super moody photo of myself to accompany my super silly list of 20 Random Facts About Me. I found a list of 30 Questions on my friend Autumn's blog and I am going to tackle them... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2012 at Sparkles and Sticks
Do you have this problem? Me too. It's what happend when you cross a love of buying coffee in coffee shops where they rarely use "for here" mugs with a propensity to save bits of paper for "yet to be... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2012 at Sparkles and Sticks
In honor of National Library Week, I would like to take you on a little tour of the coolest library I have ever been to: The Seattle Library. (That's me, your bibliophile tour guide!) Like Seattle itself, The Seattle Public... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2012 at Sparkles and Sticks
Tim- you are the second person to recommend Mrs. Browns Boys to me this week. The other person was a friend from Texas- I take credit for her new found love of British TV. : )
Toggle Commented Apr 13, 2012 on Best British TV Shows: Spaced at Sparkles and Sticks
I love that episode too. There are so many good ones!
The Gist: Two recently homeless strangers meet in a cafe. They pretend to be a couple in order to rent a great flat that is available for a "professional couple only." Fantastic visual pop culture references and hilarity ensue. Favorite... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2012 at Sparkles and Sticks
This evening I shall be employing my stand-by "get me out of this wee funk" routine: making things while a Friends marathon plays in the background. Friends makes me feel happy and safe, and making things makes me feel confident... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2012 at Sparkles and Sticks
What a cool giveaway! I am one of "those people" who is a total sucker for taking pictures of my feet. Jaime
Toggle Commented Apr 9, 2012 on The M. :: Giveaway! at art equals happy.
Happy Easter! In honor of "The Bunny Holiday" (which is obviously really about things that are much more important than bunnies) I'd like to take a moment to introduce you to the best bunny I have ever met. Her name... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2012 at Sparkles and Sticks
The Gist: Girl moves to Paris for her last year of high school. Girl meets dreamiest American/livesinFrance/speakswithanEnglishaccent boy ever. They spend the rest of the book, and their senior years of high school in an American school in Paris, falling... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2012 at Sparkles and Sticks
I've been working on a secret little project the past few weeks. And by secret, I mean that I just hadn't had a good opportunity to take pictures of it because it was raining a lot. And by little, I... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2012 at Sparkles and Sticks
The Gist: Bloke dates babe. Their friends tag along. They all obsess about sex and the opposite gender. Hilarity ensues. Favorite Episode: Season 3, Episode 2: Faithless. The awkwardness that has ruled Jeff's life turns out to be his saving... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2012 at Sparkles and Sticks
About 3 miles a day on weekdays and increasingly longer periods on weekends. I look forward to my walks so much- they are the highlight of my days!
These are the things I bring with me when I go on my training walks for the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer. 1. My drawstring Nike bag. Call me silly, but I am glad I found a bag in pretty... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2012 at Sparkles and Sticks
I love Mrs. Piggle Wiggle! I fell in love with her stories when I was a kid and our local children's theater did a Mrs. Piggle Wiggle play. : )
Toggle Commented Apr 3, 2012 on WE ♥ BOOKS. at BLEUBIRD BLOG
A few weeks ago I went to a book event for Extra Yarn, an adorable picture book written by Mac Barnett and illustrated by Jon Klassen. The premise of the story in one sentence: a girl finds a magic box... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2012 at Sparkles and Sticks
April is for... studying for the CSET test. pursuing new volunteer and work opportunities. more walking and fundraising for the Avon Walk. rounding up the last bits of my university application and submitting them. sharing all the cool new craft... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2012 at Sparkles and Sticks
You know what is great about stars? They are always out. During the day, we see a very large, close up, notoriously cheery star, more commonly referred to as the sun. During the evening, we see lots of suns that... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2012 at Sparkles and Sticks
I'm still loving this book. Did you hear that Erin got one too? Lately, I've been spending a lot of time thinking about what I want to do this summer. I'm (hopefully/likely) going back to school in the fall, and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2012 at Sparkles and Sticks
Several weeks ago I had a really wild and crazy Saturday night. I was drinking a glass of red wine. And watching Angel. And tweeting about how much I love the theme tune for Angel. And then (here's where it... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2012 at Sparkles and Sticks
Happy St. Patrick's Day! AKA, Happy The-Day-Where-Everyone-Who-Isn't-Irish-Pretends-They-Have-A-Wee-Bit-Of-Irish-Heritage-So-They-Can-Have-A-Legit-Excuse-To-Get-Smashed Day! I've continued the Best of British Television series over on my friend Erin's wee St.Patty's Day blog party. Hop on over and find out why I love... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2012 at Sparkles and Sticks