i actually finished this sweater a while ago, i just uploaded the pictures so i could get my ravelry profile up to date. all sorts of knits!
Lisa and i spent a day in boston and it was really nice. this was the view from our hotel and i thought it was very bostonian. I was glad we had done all the touristy stuff when we were there with mom, and we didn't feel like we had to do paul revere anything. we walked a lot through boston commons and had fancy breakfast in Beacon Hill. we ate dinner at an awesome afghan restaurant in cambridge and went to the JFK library. it was fun!
We were Mass. at allie's house for thanksgving, a very thanksgiving-y state. didn't allie do a nice job with the table? note the gold chargers and grandma's fiestaware gravy boat. clockwise from center: cranberries with orange and walnuts, 24 hour salad, roasted brussels sprouts with hazelnuts and pomegranates, gingered carrots with rosemary, stuffing, aunt deann's cheesy corn cassarole, and berks county potato filling. not pictured: salted carmel pie, chocolate merangue pie, and pumpkin pie of course!
Look what allie gave me for christmas! Isn't it awesome? it's made from joni mitchell's song to a seagull album. the cover is on this side and the record itself is on the the other. it's SOOOO COOL.
i don't think i my sister checks out my blog so i can post these here. they're cupcake toppers for her engagement party! they are going to have cute engagement photos of them in the middle! take that from the crafty maid of honor!
lisa and i were out in wicker park friday night which is so impossible to get to. but she suggested the metra and it was so convenient! i was so pleased. plus the metra is awesome and i miss it, since i don't work downtown anymore.
hi blog! sorry i disappeared. it was so overwhelming being so far behind. i'll just start up again now and see how it goes. do you really wanna see pictures from the past 3 months? i mean leave me comments if you really feel like you're missing something and i'll post stuff. but i think it's better to just jump in where we are, right?
and my slightly brighter version:
then there was the guy who's girlfriend didn't like flowers. he saw this on our website:
i was getting bored with our standard flowers, so i asked the wholesaler to send me some interesting things, and i got eremerus as tall as i am:
and finally, here are the arrangements for the party on the 99th floor. i made 17 of them, and our contact said they looked just like the picture charles sent her!
oh, and there is one more flower photo, but not from the flowershop- there are all these beautiful wildflowers (weeds?) growing on my walk to work. they are so nice, and it's a glimpse of what the midwest is like without chicago and farmland and suburbs. without all that PA is forest and that's how i grew up and what i like. but if this is what prairie is like, well the that is quite nice too.
strawberry pineapple smoothie and sprouted lentils with blueberries, a photo by unglaubliche caitlin on Flickr.
blueberries + sprouted lentils even better than apples!
blueberry strawberry smoothie and sprouted lentils with apples, a photo by unglaubliche caitlin on Flickr.
sprouted lentils make a great breakfast. i love them, except they are a pain to wait for.
the raw food bacon recipe is one of the best things we discovered on raw foods week. it's right up there with the chocolate mousse and the cashew balls with lime and coconut,