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DIY Feminist Crafter
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crafting, knitting, cooking, missing my bike, dealing with stress, etsy, scrounging stamps to send packages, and wading through a mountain of books, third-wave feminism, DIY cultures, strange films, curry, thrift shopping, community capacity, youth resistance, hugs, shoes, subcultures, wearing a night eye during the day, baby cuddles, bread baked in a wood stove, canning, cuddling with my cats, my mans
Latest greatest meal cooked at home:
Fajitas with all the fixings inspired by Rebar: homemade tortillas, baja baked black beans, roasted acorn squash, homemade canned salsas, braised beet greens, green rice. And peanut butter honey'd caramel corn for desert.
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Glimmer by Warren Berger, Grow Great Grub by Gaila Trail, and Player One by Douglas Coupland
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new Arcade Fire, Robyn, Mirah (always), new Sufjan Stevens, the Black Keys, the Shins, Goxxip, Sporkful Podcasts, CBC Radio's Q.
My latest DIY project:
Working on a pillow pattern with appliques for Cut Out and Keep's magazine, Snippet's Holiday Issue
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Squash Seed Saving!

So, I'm hosting Squash february over on my blog as a way to inspire you (and myself) to eat the backlog of winter squash you may have in your cold storage. I'm proud to say we've eaten around 50% of our stash, but still have 4 acorns, 2 butternuts, and 1 delica to go. And I only have 2 weeks left! YIKES! anyway, below is one of my posts on seed saving. it's a beginner's guide, that's for sure because i'm just learning too! XO…


Posted on February 14, 2011 at 11:42pm — 1 Comment

RECIPE: Zucchini Gingerbread Loaf

This past summer I put up bag after bag of grated zucchini in my freezer and last week when I was doing a general overview of what we had left to consume from our cold box, I realized we hadn't yet eaten any of the zucchini. So I pulled a bag out and it sat in our fridge for a few days while I thought of what to do with it. And then I started craving gingerbread and the rest is history.

There aren't a lot of zucchini gingerbread recipes out here on the internet. I found… Continue

Posted on January 12, 2011 at 4:24pm

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