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Country in the Catskills

Country in the Catskills

Country music is a not so secret guilty pleasure of mine. When a very good friend of mine found a country music festival at Hunter Mountain, it was hard to say no! The set up at Hunter was perfect. The stage was put up at the bottom of one of the ski slopes, so everyone(…)

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Southern China

Southern China

I just got back from a work trip to China. Thought I’d share a few photos from my trip! There’s a reservoir next to our hotel with a walking path that goes all the way around. With jet lag in full force, I was up with plenty of time for early morning runs around the(…)

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Cement Planters

Cement Planters

I’ve loved the look of cement planters, bowls, counter tops, etc. for a while now. They look so easy to make, I wanted to give it a try. You will need: -Quikrete Quick Setting Cement -A mixing bucket for mixing the cement -Stirrers or a heavy duty disposable spoon for mixing and distributing the cement,(…)

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Knitting

Knitting

I learned how to knit in high school. I learned a basic knit stitch and that was about it. I’d knit a scarf once every few winters but never took it much further. About a year ago my fiances mother asked that I make her a scarf for her birthday. The stitch she picked was(…)

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A Winter Weekend in Portland, Maine

A Winter Weekend in Portland, Maine

We headed up to Portland, Maine to spend the weekend. While we were there we did some exploring and found some really great places for some local eats. The New Gloucester Village Store might be one of the only stores in all of New Gloucester. It’s a teeny tiny little town, but the Village Store(…)

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Braised Beef with Red Wine

Braised Beef with Red Wine

As part of our snow day, we decided to make some delicious slow cooked braised beef in a red wine sauce. You will need: -2 tbsp olive oil -1.5 lbs boneless beef chuck, cut in to 2-inch squares -salt and freshly ground pepper -2 onions, chopped -1 large carrot, chopped -1 celery stalk, chopped -1/2(…)

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January Blizzard

January Blizzard

Yesterday we were hit with a pretty massive snow storm up here in New England. The final total for our area was 33″ with snow falling at 3″ an hour. While some people found this terrifying, my fiance and I couldn’t wait to get out and play in the snow. Part way through the blizzard,(…)

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