After a long-time obsession with stationary and letterpress, Ryan and I decided to buy a printing press. We went to the Museum of Printing in Andover and tried to learn a little more about what we were getting ourselves into. We originally wanted a smaller table top press but quickly learned that we would be […]
Happy Valentine’s Day! This year instead of making a card for Ryan I decided to stitch him up a jar of hearts. I feel pretty darn lucky to have him in my life and am always looking for a good excuse to let him know how happy he makes me. Hope you all had a […]
Winter is the perfect time to stay inside and work on craft projects. I took a trip to Zimmans to buy some fabric for some bags I’ve been working on. I absolutely love that store, I walk in and am instantly overwhelmed with possibilities.
After a trip to the apple orchard I was anxious to make some fresh apple treats. I am not a huge fan of apple pie and I made apple crisp last year so I decided to try something new. I found a recipe for caramel apple bars and they were delicious. They were soft and […]
Sometimes I just don’t feel like taking my messenger bag when I ride my bike in the summer but I hate it when my purse strap swings off my shoulder. So, I got some leather at Tandy Leather and made a strap to hold it in place. I’ve used it a few times and it […]
The red Fuji is finally done. Upgrades include new rims, tires, crank, pedals, handle bars, grips, brakes and a new seat. I gave the frame a serious scrubbing, got rid of all of the gears and could not be happier with the result. Click here to see what it looked like the day I got […]
Vicky and I are having a party today to celebrate our birthdays. I woke up to a backyard full of water and had to dig a trench so that it would flow away from the house. Of course, I had to name that trench “Birthday River”.
The Fuji is all fixed up. I’m still waiting on a nice sunny day to get some good ‘after’ photos but here are a few work in progress shots. I had to borrow a few parts from the purple glitter bike but I still have the frame. Anyone want to rock some sparkle this summer?