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Origami Ornament Day

The weekend was ripe with potential. And then I got laid out flat with some kind of cold/sinus/fall muck. So I decided to spend Saturday and Sunday playing around with paper and trying to figure out which origami ornament would be the one I make for all my friends and

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thrift kitchen

Poached on Toast: Poaching Eggs the “don’t fuss” way.

I honestly have no idea why I decided to try poaching an egg. I also can’t remember where I learned how to do it. It’s totally different than how my mom showed me–which involved spooning boiling water and lots of fussing. Was it Julia Child? Maybe Martha Stewart?

In the last 2 years of living in Ames, I just gave it a shot. Now I have eggs and yogurt or eggs and oatmeal or eggs and greens or eggs and sausage (featured in today’s post) every morning.

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clm, vol 1

October Craft Leftovers Monthly!

October is such a great month to write a zine for – fall is so close, a touch of halloween, and the last bit of running around outside. Learn about halloweens past, my mom’s adventure making costumes for me and my sister, folk lore, fairy houses, paper leaf garlands, and

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