Archive for January, 2011

getting there

We painted another room this weekend!  I’m so happy to have another one done.  ..especially because it’s our bedroom.

Here’s what it looked like before:

And now:

Of course, the pictures don’t really show how gross the old paint was, but if you haven’t seen it yourself, you’re just going to have to trust me when I say that it was pretty bad.  I really love it now!

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cake and a sweater

As classes start back up tomorrow and will soon consume my life, I’ve spent the weekend making good on some of those personal goals for the year.

I saw the recipe for this pistachio cake last week and was immediately attached to the idea of making one.  So I did.  :)  I’m such a sucker for bundt cakes.

I’ve made a lot of progress on my sweater in the past week, too!  I took this picture yesterday, but I’m probably about halfway done with the sleeves by now.  The body of the sweater’s already done.  It’s really a walnut color..not mauve as this picture would have you believe.

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Happy 2011!

Those of you who know me really well know that I hate New Year’s.  But you also know that I can’t resist a good hand-written list.  :)

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