learning a new craft :: pysanky eggs

There is a wonderful shop called Pinecones & Needles in Belmont, MA with the sweetest owner named Anne. She recently shared a photo similar to this one of beautifully decorated eggs on their Facebook page. I was immediately intrigued by her Pysanky eggs so my daughter and I popped into the shop one rainy morning to learn…

ohlin’s bakery (belmont)

A lot of people have asked me if I’ve had any specific cravings during pregnancy and honestly, not really.  I mean, from time to time I’ve craved something specific but I certainly wouldn’t consider myself one of those ladies with a craving so bad that I had to send my husband to the grocery store…

il casale (belmont)

The last time we were at Il Casale was back in December 2010 which seems like ages ago.  We recently went about a week ago and decided to take my in-laws there as a “thank you” gesture for some work they did in and around our house.  (That’s right ladies and gents, thanks to my…

il casale (belmont)

We dined at Il Casale in early December, right after I completed the second day at the Snow Mall craft fair.  I know, another overdue post! We took a chance and didn’t make a reservation ahead of time.  It was about 7 pm on Sunday night and we weren’t able to get a regular table,…