a freckled Rachel

How to Make Hearty Blueberry Breakfast Muffins {or The Cure for a Grumbling Tummy}

If you haven’t noticed, I have a thing for blueberries, especially Maine Wild Blueberries. Earlier this week, with a nearly empty refrigerator on my hands and a grumbling emptiness in my stomach, I pulled together what ingredients I did have and created these Hearty Blueberry Breakfast Muffins. Muffins in our household generally aren’t sweet, dessert […]

Spring/Summer Sewing Wishlist {or If Wishes were Horses}

Spring is in the air. Or at least it’s in my thoughts, despite the freezing temps. I can’t help but plan out my springtime sewing. Of course, knowing me, I’ll be lucky to finish even one of these projects. Here’s hoping this year will be different!1) Simple Blouse Colette Pattern’s Sencha and Grainline Studio’s Scout […]

Wardrobe Architect: Defining Silhouettes {or What Your Clothing Says About You}

In working through Colette Pattern’s Wardrobe Architect Series, I’ve noticed I veer toward structured basics with a touch of whimsy. These fashion choices actually say a lot about my personality.  I’m a goofy, eccentric person, but I’m a private person as well. My love of structure parallels my reserve. It reigns me in. I’m reserved […]