Newspaper & Magazine

Serendipity, Tea & Me ~ Part 2

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I am positively OVER THE MOON with happiness while telling you all that I am currently working on an article for one of my favorite magazines…TeaTime Magazine! It’s published by Hoffman Publishing (the same darlings that publish my beloved Victoria!)… It’s going to be a feature article called “The Tea Experience,” and I’ll be including…

six senses saturday

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seeing :: visions of quilts dancing in my head after working on quilts with my friend Clare on Thursday and Friday. Can’t wait to start sewing my quilt top together next week! I already know what I want to work on next tasting :: toasted bagel sandwich with cheddar cheese, smoked turkey, a soft basted…

teatime tuesday & 10 things that make me happy

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10 things that make me happy 1. sitting under a homemade quilt while watching the beautiful Brit TV show, Downton Abbey, on PBS! 2. a quiet house and a few relaxing hours to myself 3. a sleeping, snoring kitty on the back of the couch 4. lots of yarn 5. tea in my favorite English…

tea article

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Once again my friend Sandy Erdman has included me in one of her fabulous newspaper articles. Sandy is a columnist for the Rochester Post Bulletin. This time we talked tea. Great article Sandy! Thanks again. ~Melissa

six senses saturday

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“Tasting, seeing, experiencing, living– all these demonstrate that there is something common to enlightenment-experience and our sense experience; the one takes place in our innermost being, the other on the periphery of our consciousness.” ~D.T. Suzuki ~Seeing~ This adorable recipe for Krabby Patties penned by Gracie when she was 5… ~hearing~ Christina Perri jar of…

my vintage valentines & “book of love” brownies

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~Valentine Treat 6~ My vintage and antique valentines are featured in this weekend’s edition of The Rochester Post Bulletin! My friend, Sandy Erdman, wrote a great article! There was only enough room for two of the valentines to be pictured….soooo… I thought I’d share some of my other favorites here. and the following selections are…

Thank You BOYE!

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Thank You BOYE Knitting Needle and Crochet Hook Company for featuring my beach house bath mat on your facebook page! Here’s what they said… “We love this bath mat Melissa knitted with our needles. Doesn’t it look like it belongs on the pages of a shelter magazine or pricey catalog? Well done!” BOYE NEEDLE COMPANY…

Rochester Post Bulletin Columnist, Sandy Erdman, Talks Tea

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My friend and talented newspaper columnist for the Rochester Post Bulletin featured me in her latest story, “‘Tis the season for tea.” I will post a link to the online version of the article as soon as it becomes available on their website, but I just had to share a little excerpt of the article…

Rochester Post Bulletin Article~Linens and Lace

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Thank you Sandy Erdman for featuring me in your antiques and collectibles article in the Rochester Post Bulletin. Once again, I have so enjoyed answering your questions about my collections! This week Sandy wrote about antique and vintage linen items. Read the article here. Best, Melissa