Monthly Archives: April 2013

Patchwork table runner

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This is a good sewing project when you have accumulated quite a lot of leftover fabrics.  I thought about doing this or placemats but the idea of sewing four pieces of placemats to make a set sounded very exhausting. I … Continue reading

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Welcoming spring with a butterfly sleeve blouse

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After almost six months of winter, spring is finally here! The flowers are blooming, the birds are back and the sun is out! The world is suddenly awake and vibrant with colors.  I guess you’ll never understand this gushing over … Continue reading

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Unisex boxer shorts with pockets

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Last Wednesday my husband had parathyroid surgery.  It wasn’t a major operation but the thought of general anesthesia and having his throat slit really scared the living daylights out of me. I was with him at the hospital pre surgery … Continue reading

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Homemade hopia

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Hopia is a popular Filipino snack.  It’s similar to Chinese mooncake. You can have it in different fillings but my favorite has to be with munggo or mung beans.  I swear I can easily eat 10 pieces in one sitting. … Continue reading

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Stir-fry vegetables with tofu

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I’m not a vegetarian but lately I noticed that the recipes I often come up with would please my vegetarian friends.  I still cook meat for my husband because just like most Czechs, he is a hardcore carnivore but if … Continue reading

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