Pizza PickMeUp

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As I am trying to find new things to get my inspired, I discovered I really love making pizza. I just thought I would share my newest creations.
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The PickMeUp

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Sometimes life gets messy and my life currently is: A. Mess.

So, it’s time for me to start cleaning it up. In order to get through the chaos, I have to assign myself “projects” just like I’m back in middle school – where learning was something that is forced upon you because you had no interest in doing it if you were left to your own devices.
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Spring-Cleaning out Jars

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I woke up this weekend like a bear coming out of hibernation. I awoke to the wonderful Spring sunshine pouring in through the curtains and walked into a nice living room full of light. Birds were chirping all around just like Snow White.

Then I walk into the kitchen, my favorite room in the apartment. But all I could see was MESS. Jars stacked onto jars. All of my dry foods sitting around and my cabinets barely closing because they are packed to the gills!
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Honeycomb Hearts

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My grandma’s house is magical. There is a lake and cabin, beautiful gardens, a sugar shack where I had my wedding and barns full of treasures. There is a “happy tree” straight out of a Winnie the Pooh story.

One day, I received a picture text from my mom. The picture was a bag full of honeycomb that she found on the ground under the “happy tree” – this grand old tree is central to many memories that we grew up with. Continue Reading

Banana Coconut Buckwheat Bread

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I’ve been buying a lot of bananas recently because they are the perfect on-the-go snack. However, after a long week of long hours at work, a couple of them were left behind. They turned to that perfect sickeningly sweet – way too brown – banana bread – bananas.

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When the Husband is Away, the Crafts Come Out to Play

The HB is on a 10 day ramble somewhere very South. I get pictures sent daily to my phone of sights they’ve seen, food they’ve eaten and things they’ve done. They even sent me a picture of the bread I made them, getting sliced up on the side of the road! (you can read aboutContinue Reading

Didja Miss Me??

Since this is my first solo post for a while, here’s what I’ve been up to: Everything. I am in one of those strange transitional periods where I don’t know where I’ll be in six months, so there’s been lots of “figuring out” to do.  “Figuring out” doesn’t leave much mental capacity for creativity, butContinue Reading

Knitting can WAIT?

For the past few months, every second I haven’t been at work, I’ve been knitting. It may seem ridiculous to some people…Riding the train: Knitting. Waiting at the doctor: Knitting. Going to bars: Knitting. Driving the car: Just kidding!Continue Reading

…and I am Tara

by Tara Now. Ahem.  A little about me:  I live in small town Ohio, hopefully making the move to NJ soon to be with the best of the best of best friends, CourTney.  Right now I work as a consultant, helping college students with computer related projects for class.  I love my job, but…I alsoContinue Reading

Whale hat, wedding cake and hurricanes

This weekend is Brian and I’s first wedding anniversary. Brian got us a cabin on the bar harbor in Maine. In my opinion, it’s the perfect long weekend getaway, from the craziness of NYC. We are also going to stay in Portland, Maine for a night, on the drive back home. It’s Maine! They mustContinue Reading

Day 2: Junk, Pizza & Bier

By Tara & CourTney CourTney: Day 2 of Tara’s visit. The main adventure that I wanted to tackle on their visit was this random second hand store I past one evening while going to see the HB play in his band, LeafPile, at the Knitting Factory in Brooklyn. It was a really random shop withContinue Reading

Crafters in a Hurricane

If you don’t know by now (you should probably pay more attention to the world) Hurricane Sandy came up and through the Eastern side of the US and up to Canada making a huge mess.Continue Reading