Author Archives: beebugmom

Instructions, Details, and the Uterus

This is like one of those Pinterest #nailedit fails. A post shared by Elleanor Chin (@elleanorchin) on Jul 5, 2016 at 7:19pm PDT When I wrote about crochet a while back, I listed a number different things that I could … Continue reading

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One Square Mile

Main Street has changed quite a bit, but Peaceable Kingdom is still there with the table of toys down the center, matchbook enamel pins and wooden counter #annarbor #goinghome #nostalgia A post shared by Elleanor Chin (@elleanorchin) on Jun 1, … Continue reading

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Hook, Line, and Torte

Learning some stuff #crochet #hidingout A post shared by Elleanor Chin (@elleanorchin) on May 7, 2016 at 8:23pm PDT Things that I can do: Bake bread (although it turns out differently every time, and my cake results are even more … Continue reading

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In Which I Cook from the Internet

And it works, essentially as advertised. A friend of mine shared one of those time-lapse cooking videos on social media this week. It was called “Fajita Pizza Twists”. Here’s the original link. It originates from a site featuringĀ a whole bunch … Continue reading

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Price and Place

There’s a vegetarian and vegan restaurantĀ in our part of town called Proper Eats. It has a small grocery selling bulk grains and spices, produce and natural foods. When I walk past the open door it smells like my home town … Continue reading

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Patchwork ROI

I have a complicated relationship with quilts. They’re one of the few things I can reliably and consistently sew. They are a significant part of my maternal family culture. My great grandmother, great aunts, and several of my aunts have … Continue reading

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Hot Buttered Nonsense

Three days before Christmas, my friend Allison posted the following on Facebook. Hot Buttered Rum 1 lb butter, softened 1 lb light brown sugar 1 lb powdered sugar 2 tsp ground cinnamon 2 tsp ground nutmeg (probably less if it’s … Continue reading

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