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August 15th, 2014

When I started my landscape design business back in 2003, one of the biggest rewards was the pride I took in building something from scratch. I had, up till that point, always worked for another person or company and this time I was completely in control of the future of my professional life. It was […]

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blove: south of brooklyn

south of brooklyn

July 17th, 2014

Oh, this is GOOD. And something a little different, too. Typically I use this space to share blogs I’ve been reading for some time. So there’s always lots of content to scroll through, pore over and select. And lately I’ve been asking the blogger I’m featuring to submit his or her favorite posts. But when I […]

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blove: susie makes supper

blove: susie makes supper

June 5th, 2014

Do you ever make a connection (whether in-person or virtually) that feels “just right” – right away? For me, that was Adrienne, of Susie Makes Supper. I was immediately drawn to Adrienne, along with her blog – and have been a loyal reader since (all images, except where noted, courtesy of Adrienne Robideaux). photo credit: […]

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blove: frock files

blove: frock files

May 8th, 2014

If today’s “blove” looks familiar, it’s because this lady’s work has graced these pages very recently. Joy was one of the contributors (along with MJ) to “Mini Cooks” – and I’m such a huge admirer that I wanted to share a bit more about her blog, Frock Files, with all of you (all images, except […]

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blove: meg in progress

blove: meg in progress

April 17th, 2014

This one? all images courtesy of Meg Conley She’s a keeper. Meg and I met “officially” at Alt Summit last year, though I had already been a huge huge fan. I’ve wanted to share this talented woman with you all for some time now, and I’m glad I waited – she has an exciting new […]

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announcing VRAI Magazine!

announcing VRAI Magazine!

April 14th, 2014

Big announcement for little me today. A while back I was contacted by Danny, of the blog 1227  Foster - he told me that he was starting a new on-line magazine, and would I like to be one of the contributors? My initial reaction was what it typically is in these situations – something along the […]

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“this book was a tree”: review & giveaway!

"this book was a tree": review & giveaway!

April 9th, 2014

A few disclosures, first. 1. Marcie Cuff is a fellow blogger, neighbor and dear friend. 2. I was planning on reviewing this book before Marcie asked me to participate in her book tour - that’s how much I love this book: This Book Was a Tree is for anyone who feels a little (or a lot) disconnected […]

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“mini cooks” dessert – cupcake cones!

"mini cooks" dessert - cupcake cones!

April 2nd, 2014

I was so excited to be tasked with dessert, to conclude this series with MJ and Joy. And not only because I love to bake, but because I’ve been waiting for just the right time to share this beloved treat with you all. I’ve been making cupcake cones – no joke – for over 20 […]

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“mini cooks” dinner – enchilada lasagna (yum!)

"mini cooks" dinner - enchilada lasagna (yum!)

March 26th, 2014

Welcome back to “Mini Cooks”! MJ, Joy and I have been having so much fun “cooking” up great recipes that are delicious as well as designed to get you and your little ones in the kitchen – together! Joy’s serving up dinner today, with a recipe that looks as easy as it does amazing! This […]

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my most random post, ever (and a recipe)

my most random post, ever (and a recipe)

March 20th, 2014

Note: this post contains a spoiler – if you’ve never seen the original “Planet of the Apes”, you may not want to read all the way through…. Okay, this was too weird not to share. Late last year I attended a book launch party to celebrate the release of Patty’s new book, Some Nerve: Lessons […]

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