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A No-Craft Craft for Coffee Lovers

To give is better to receive, and to give the gift of coffee is almost as good as drinking it yourself.  Here’s a tiny little no-craft craft (for even the least crafty among us) that you can use for birthdays, holidays, or any day you feel guilty about all those paper java jackets. You will [...]

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Every Mug Tells a Story

Because sometimes, inspiration is in the upper left cabinet above the sink. 1. In 1993 we registered for twelve blue-and-white coffee cups from William-Sonoma. We received a gift box with eleven blue-striped cups and, like an ugly duckling, one with a stripe of green. Green Stripe always sat in the back, used only for a [...]

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Remember Ten-Word Thursday? It’s been months, but that particular invention sure comes in handy when you’re full of thoughts, but short on words.  Apparently, it took us a full week to recover from our joyous Bat Mitzvah ordeal.  There’s still plenty of that I’d like to share with you, but – well, full of thoughts, [...]

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Small Bites: Friends

On our way home from the airport Saturday night, Greg and I stopped for a late dinner out, somewhere with dim lighting and salty breadboards. Flush with being sprung from Vegas, it took just one glass of Chianti and some paper-thin prosciutto to relax, and the place was hopping.  I spotted some friends a few [...]

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Making tiny molded sugars – no, not moldy sugars, sugars shaped in molds – surely pegs me as a fussy, fussy girl.   Anyone who deliberately takes sugar from its god-given home – the pourable shaker – and hand-spoons it into wee tins has got to be a little touched, right? Fussy. But…is it fussy, or [...]

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