1. Looking Towards Spring – Watering Raised Beds

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    February 20, 2014 by magpiemenina

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    Well, it’s February and the good intentions of the New Year are just a glimpse in the rearview mirror of …
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  2. Book Review: Maya Jasanoff’s Liberty’s Exiles

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    January 24, 2014 by magpiemenina

    Maya Jasanoff. Liberty’s Exiles: American Loyalists in the Revolutionary World. New York: Vintage, 2011. Summary: After a brief introduction on …
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  3. DIY Vintage Wastebasket Redo

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    January 19, 2014 by magpiemenina

    DIY Vintage-Inspired Wastebasket

    Okay, so I almost got this week’s blog up on time. Is the third week in January when everyone else’s New …
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  4. Bye, Baby Bunting Quilt with Pattern

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    January 9, 2014 by magpiemenina

    Bye, Baby Bunting Quilt

    Hello! Week two and New Year’s resolutions are going well! My dear, dear sister and her husband just welcomed their …
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  5. Shirtwaist Dress: Review of McCall’s M6503 & Simplicity 1880

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    January 2, 2014 by magpiemenina

    Simplicity 1880 (bodice) and McCall's M6503 (skirt) with modifications.

    Happy New Year! I am looking forward to 2014, and good riddance to bad rubbish to 2013! My New Year’s …
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  6. Book Review: Charles Freeman’s Holy Bones, Holy Dust

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    December 15, 2013 by magpiemenina

    Another book review. Nonfiction.  Charles Freeman. Holy Bones, Holy Dust: How Relics Shaped the History of Medieval Europe. New Haven, …
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  7. Illustrations: Inspirational Quotes

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    December 2, 2013 by magpiemenina

    "Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors." -African proverb.

    Here are a few illustrations I’ve done based on inspirational quotes. All of it is hand-done, no computer use for …
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