Author Archives: nicolabeverage

O Glorious July!

Darling July, you’ve been so sunny and hot and delicious. These pictures only capture a fraction of your glory as, frankly, I’ve been too absorbed in you to take a ton of pictures. See you next year lovely… Advertisements

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You know how sometimes you plan a little adventure and you are really looking forward to it and then it turns out even better than you imagined?      Back in the early spring when I was still flattened by … Continue reading

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When I decided to share on my blog and social media about my breast cancer, I received an overwhelming amount of support. So many people sent me messages of prayer and healing and love. Not one single person suggested that … Continue reading

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This is 46

   If you had told me on my 45th birthday that I would be a cancer survivor by my 46th birthday, I probably would have told you to f$&@ off. Why the hell would I get cancer?   And then … Continue reading

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Warm days 

It’s times like these you learn to live again. -Foo Fighters    Mom brought me this gorgeous hanging geranium today to celebrate the halfway point of my radiation treatments. Two more weeks and I’m done with breast cancer treatment.    … Continue reading

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Crochet Love

   As soon as I finished gushing about gorgeous crochet in my last post, the Splendid Sampler folks released Block 11, Crocheted Thoughts by Alyssa Thomas of Penguin and Fish, made to honor her grandmother who loved to crochet doilies. … Continue reading

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Inspiration: breaking it down

   I’m completely obsessed with this crocheted blanket from French blog Clothogancho. If there were a pattern, I would just make it as is, that’s how much I’m in love with this. But there’s no pattern and the blog is in … Continue reading

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