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Handknit Socks

Handknit Socks

Finally finished knitting this pair of socks for my husband exactly one year after I started them. I learned a few lessons along the way: My husband has giant man-feet. Socks take a really long time to knit. No matter how much fun/easy it is to...

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RECENT FROM Crafts

Olivia the Owl

Olivia the Owl

I’ve never been good with a sewing machine. In fact, I never even owned a sewing machine until my MIL provided me with her old one. I had several failed attempts at getting it to work before a pro sewer/quilter came by and helped me...

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RECENT FROM Photography

26 of 31: School

26 of 31: School

Our mid-morning school room

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1 of 31: Black & Blue

1 of 31: Black & Blue

I used to enjoy participating photography projects provided by Sh1ft.org, but lately I’ve been far too busy to indulge in such little things. However, I think I’m going to join her latest photography project, 31 Photos in 31 Days. The rules are...

posted on: Aug 1, 2010 | permalink

Lucy

Lucy

If you haven’t met before, this is Lucy. She’s our almost 3 year old chihuahua, purchased as a way of rescuing her from a puppy mill where she was one of hundreds. I really put up a fight about getting a hua – that’s what we call them...

posted on: Jul 23, 2010 | permalink

Chromalicious

Last week I tweeted that I had installed Google Chrome and was really really falling in love with it. A few off my tweeps replied to me to ask why. I can’t very well explain it all in 140 character bits, so I decided to blog about it a bit. I have...

posted on: Jun 14, 2010 | permalink

Susannah’s Garden

I just finished reading Susannah’s Garden by Debbie Macomber. I really enjoyed her “Blossom Street” books, and since I knew that Susannah would eventually end up there, I decided to check it out. I really enjoy Debbie’s books because...

posted on: Mar 19, 2010 | permalink

Lizard Ridge Blanket

Lizard Ridge Blanket

It took me just under a year to knit this beautiful afghan, but I did it! If it had been my only project, I could have done it in 2 months. Of course knitters are not notorious for being monogamous with their projects, and neither was I. Toward the end I...

posted on: Jun 27, 2009 | permalink

A Huntin’ We Will Go

A Huntin’ We Will Go

Yesterday evening we packed up the kids and drove to a nearby blueberry farm. Or is it called an orchard? Either way the kids were pretty excited about this endeavor. At first I thought the excitement was due to the potential yummy snacks, desserts, and...

posted on: Jun 19, 2009 | permalink

Blank Screen

I’m sitting here staring at a blank screen wondering what I could write of interested to the few blog followers I have left. I could tell the Internet all about my lovely evening at a local knitting circle where I met several awesome ladies, but...

posted on: Jun 16, 2009 | permalink

Cherry Brioche Pastry

Cherry Brioche Pastry

I’ve been baking a lot of bread lately thanks to my friend Linda, who gave me a great book called Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a...

posted on: May 12, 2009 | permalink

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