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Nashville City Sights: CCFA Symposium

We woke up bright and early on Saturday to attend the Nashville Patient Education Symposium hosted by Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA). A few of the doctors I see at Vanderbilt’s IBD Clinic presented, so it was really cool to see them outside of the doctor’s office. My parents joined us for two… Continue reading Nashville City Sights: CCFA Symposium

Craft Chat

Once Upon a Time Cross Stitch Sampler: October

I’m a one-project-at-a-time kind of gal, so I didn’t have time to work on the Once Upon a Time sampler in October while I was doing the Autumn Harvest Party cross stitch. So I’ve been trying to catch up this month, and just finished up October’s block – Cinderella in her pumpkin carriage! Lots of… Continue reading Once Upon a Time Cross Stitch Sampler: October

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Fair Isle Sew-Along: Week Three

I’m super excited to join in on Freshly Pieced‘s Fair Isle Sew-Along! I love the pattern but it’s a bit intimidating and bigger than what I usually make… which is why I jumped at the chance to make it along with lots of others for tips and motivation.  Each week will tackle one row of… Continue reading Fair Isle Sew-Along: Week Three

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Creamy Shrimp with Corn and Bacon

I’m always looking for more easy dinner recipes during the work week… and my main priorities are:  no cutting/peeling/crushing a bunch of ingredients, and as few pots & pans as possible. I flipped through my recipe notebook full of printed recipes and magazine cutouts (circa pre-Pinterest, obviously) to try out this recipe. I was almost positive it… Continue reading Creamy Shrimp with Corn and Bacon