We’re having a Season 7 Premiere party! (And other Season 7 things.)

So after many years of wanting to throw a GoT theme party, we are finally going to have one – complete with costumes.  The occasion is, of course, the premiere of Season 7 on the 16th of this month.  I am going to be preparing a dinner of some sort based on A Feast of Ice and Fire and maybe a few other recipes from the Inn at the Crossroads site.  Hopefully this will be the first of many.

So anyway… I have had Game of Thrones on the brain lately and have been thinking about what we might expect in Season 7 (and maybe Season 8).

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So a book came out this week, you may have heard…

I may have mentioned in this space that Amanda Palmer had a book publishing this week.  Geoff and I were lucky that we were able to go to the midnight book release party of of her first literary offering, The Art of Asking.  The party was on Monday night, the books were sold/picked up at midnight, and fun was had by all.  Because Geoff’s back was Behaving Badly, we weren’t able to join everyone in the concert/parade from Harvard Square to Porter Square, but we did get to meet some very cool people while we waited at Porter Square Books and sampled the hot cider.

Oh, and as Geoff mentioned here, he also got his picture taken with Neil Gaiman.

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Celebrate the Season!

No, not that season.  The one we’re in right now.  Autumn.

Somerville is celebrating the final SomerStreets of the year on Sunday October 19th with the Monster Mashed UP Festival.  Major streets will be closed, ghosts and goblins will walk among us, and fun will be had by all.  Also, there will be pumpkins, face painting, a parade, costume contests (for pets and their people) and, you’ve probably guessed it by now, craft vendors.

I’ll be there in my tent with all sorts of things to tempt you.  Things that make great host gifts, things that make gifts for yourself, and yes, things that make great holiday gifts as well.

Details are here.  Please come!  It’s a rain or shine event.  We’re hardy New Englanders after all, and this is only Autumn.  Winter is, as they say, still coming.

See you there!

~Kelly

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Riverfest 2013 – tomorrow in Somerville, MA – welcome Fall with a BANG

Come join the party tomorrow at Assembly Row for Riverfest 2013.  There will be Food Trucks, Live Music, a children’s play area, and, of course, ME.

Singing Stones Jewelry will be among the vendors.  I’ll be joined by Elephant Gambit.  We’ll be there all day joining in the festivities.

Fireworks over a river and it’s not even the 4th of July. What will they think of next?

The band/performer lineup is here:

11:00am Eric Royer the one man Band
12:30pm Riverfest Contest Winner
1:00PM Jenna Lotti
2:00pm Frenchy and the Punk
3:00pm Walter Sickert and the Army of Broken Toys
4:00pm The Grown Up Noise
5:00PM Peachpit
6:00PM Hot Club of Somerville
7:00PM Afrobrazil

The lineup of vendors is, well, awesome.  We’ll be there 11:00am – 8:00pm.  Come, bring the dog, and enjoy yourself.

~Kelly

 

Pretty ladies

Things are a little crazy right now.  We’re both pretty busy through the weekend.  But last weekend I was able to attend my friend Tessa’s Bachelorette party.  Like Teri and me, Tessa is also taking the plunge with her fiance, Brian, in September.  (Only, you know, I married Geoff and Teri is marrying Patricio.)

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We are marching to Bastille Day

On July 14th, Kelly and I headed to New Hampshire to join other family members at my sister’s place for a big family meal.  And since I got to do a lot of the cooking, I had a grand old time.

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Love and Marriage

A couple of our friends are getting married soon and so we’re back in the throes of wedding planning.  Or, rather, I am as I’m assisting with stuff and things for one of the weddings.  It’s nice to be working on it for someone else this time around, my experience is helpful, I can back off when necessary, and it isn’t my parents who are getting upset.  🙂

That’s why these two articles on Boston.com caught my eye.

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