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Floral belt

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I have a few scraps of this fabric from a Laurel I’m making for a friend. I hate tossing things when they can still be useful so I turned  them into a belt. It’s similar to this bow belt I … Continue reading

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Sorbetto X Red

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If I had to stick to my own style, it would be the usual European all-black ensemble with a splash of color on my bag or scarf.  It’s only lately that I’m trying to deviate from that route because too … Continue reading

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Pink

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I was told by a six-year-old boy at school that I shouldn’t wear black all the time.  “You have black hair so you should wear light colors like yellow, blue or green.  Or pink!  I think you’ll look pretty in … Continue reading

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Royally blue in Konopiště

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Confused and confusing, that’s how I usually describe the spring weather.  It swings from hot and cold so fast it’s giving me whiplash.  I always find myself either overdressed or underdressed for the weather.  And with this constant battle to … Continue reading

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Laurel and me

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Presenting my second Laurel!  This time I’ve sewn this shift dress in a blue polka dot fabric for a more classic look.  Though I found a way to adjust the bust part by extending the back darts up, the neckline … Continue reading

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Spring in Prague

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It’s a nice surprise that this weekend has been so warm.  It was snowing just a few days ago it seemed spring had no plans of showing up just yet.  But it did come in a blaze of glory and … Continue reading

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Jam tarts

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First thing first – Happy Easter! It’s a long weekend here in Prague with tomorrow, Monday,  a national holiday.  This means I have enough time to get some Easter baking done!  I’ve already made two batches of jam tarts the … Continue reading

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Tomato and basil bruschetta

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My quick fixes in the kitchen include a lot of Italian dishes.  I love it when I can whip up something delicious in less than half an hour with minimal chopping involved.   If there’s one thing I consciously steer … Continue reading

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Kimono wrap

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I got this old shirt of my husband’s from my mother in law when she was cleaning their closet for things to donate to the charity bazaar I was organizing a couple of years ago.  I fell in love with … Continue reading

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Crinkles

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I don’t know why I didn’t bake crinkles often before.  I actually just baked them once years ago when I was still learning how to make something edible and I couldn’t remember if it was a success or not.  Ok, … Continue reading

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