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Recipe: Rosé Mashed Potatoes

If you’ve clicked on this post wondering if I combined a bottle of rosé with a mashed potato recipe…I’m sorry to disappoint. While I do tend to have a glass of rosé about once a night in the spring…

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Preserving Herbs in Salt

The garden is exploding and I’ve been trying to find ways to preserve all the herbs ready to be picked. I tend to dry most things but was reading up on preserving herbs in salt.…

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Using Vacation Days To Stay At Home

I’m not a full-time blogger & work in tech for my full-time gig. In my early and mid-twenties I didn’t have the best work benefits when it came to vacation time and I know a lot of people aren’t…

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Starting Spring Seedlings

Despite waking up to snow falling yet again the other morning, spring does appear to finally be here in the Seattle area. We just happen to be at the right elevation in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains that…

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Easy Ways to Reduce Plastic Use: Kitchen & Grocery Edition

The amount of plastic that is thrown away each year is astounding. According to National Geographic, 91% of plastic isn’t even recycled. It’s an environmental crisis that is infiltrating our water and food supplies and one that has been…

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The Hermes Homestead

If you’re new or here from my other blog, Une Cherette, welcome! The time had come to change names and migrate the content I wanted to keep to this new URL. I was pondering names out loud with my…

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Musings & Updates After a Break From Blogging

Hello again. It’s been a minute since I posted here, creative burnout is real, especially when you’re supposed to be creative for a living, outside of your side project. Around April I was started to feel creative burnout fueled…