Monthly Archives: July 2013

January In July

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Three Berry Pie

The best part about summer – other than going to the pool, are Jersey tomatoes, corn, and ripe berries. On Saturday I picked up strawberries, blueberries, and raspberries for a fruit salad. Then I remembered there was pie dough in … Continue reading

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I’d Like to Sell the World Some Seeds

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Four!

You’re probably wondering why I have a plastic beefcake figurine perched on a row of cupcakes. Is it Rex Reed’s birthday? Nope. The reason is today marks the 4th Anniversary of Willceau Illo News!!! We’ve always referred to it as … Continue reading

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Friday Five – Number Forty One

Forty first in a series creating a collage using five elements.

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On a Hill by the Water

Here’s a shot of John Capewell’s wife, Ella, on the far right, a trio of children and an older woman who may be Ella’s mother all sitting in the shade by a river or a lake.

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Collecting Hazel Atlas Jam Jars

It all started in an antique store. I spied a cute little sugar bowl and snapped it up for five dollars. It was painted white milk glass and unmarked, so I assumed it was Pyrex or Fire King. A few … Continue reading

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Movie Monster Model Kits

I have always loved comics, but when I was in grade school, I loved monster movies even more.

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It’s Too Darn Hot!

Last week was brutal – the heat index on Friday was 110º, needless to say – the boy and I spent a lot of time at the pool. When it’s that hot, the last thing I want is to be … Continue reading

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It’s Cool In The Pool!

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Friday Five – Number Forty

Fortieth in a series creating a collage using five elements.

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Twins or a Double Exposure?

Originally, when I first looked at this negative, I thought that photographer John Capewell was just taking a cute picture of twins in what looks like a barn. As I was starting to prepare the photo for this post I … Continue reading

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iPhone Case

I made this simple case for a friend’s swanky new iPhone. The fabric is Michael Miller’s “Climbing Vines”. I sewed one piece which was folded, then the sides were closed up with a blanket stitch, and velcro was added.

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Easy Strawberry Jam

Now that strawberries are in season, I thought I’d try my hand at jam. This is a pretty simple recipe, and the result is a bit looser than store jam, but it is sooo good! I kept the berries on … Continue reading

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