Monthly Archives: August 2011

i’m still here

The blog’s lack of posts over the past few weeks months is truly a sign of summer.  When I take into account how busy we are with the general day-to-day life things and then add in the weddings, vacations, toddler … Continue reading

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Faber-Castell: An eco-friendly approach to art (review & giveaway)

Toddlerhood is a “trying” time.  It’s an achingly bizarre dichotomy of positive and negative energy.  I can’t put the words together to describe how it’s possible to love and feel the special bond Beckett holds with my heart that tightens … Continue reading

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dress yourself pretty

“There is nothing more comfortable than a caterpillar and nothing more made for love than a butterfly.  We need dresses that crawl and dresses that fly.” ~Coco Chanel (circa 1920)

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green earth towels winner!

The winner of the giveaway of a set of Green Earth towels from the Company Store is… Drum roll, please… HILLARY Congratulations! Please email me your full name and address by Sunday, August 28th at 8:00pm PST.

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dave’s gourmet winner!

The winner of the giveaway for the assortment of pasta sauces from Dave’s Gourmet is… Drum roll, please… ANGIE P. Congratulations! Please email me your full name and address by Sunday, August 28th at 8:00pm PST.

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ready or not

This Friday, August 12th, was the start of my 32nd week of pregnancy.  Yes, you read that right.  It probably didn’t hit you as hard or give you a “whoa” moment nearly as much as typing it did to me.  … Continue reading

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homemade pesto

One of the goals we have this season in the Ferry household is that to not waste produce that we have grown.  It overwhelms me when the garden is in full swing and I am trying to plant, weed, mulch, … Continue reading

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local corner: breckenridge blueberries

Berries are a big deal in our house.  Even our neighborhood is where it’s at when it comes to berries.  We live smack dab in the middle of raspberry country.  Within a two miles radius of our house is over … Continue reading

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apple of whatcom county’s eye (freelance article)

It’s warm here and we are finally into summer full swing, but the last few days of break and Beckett’s birthday coming up mean that fall is around the corner.  Here is a freelance article I did for one of … Continue reading

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an inevitable breakdown

We are in what I refer to as a rough patch with toddlerhood.  My motto with parenting has always been “this too shall pass”.  And, this has served me well.  Just when I think I can’t take anymore of a … Continue reading

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