There's always a little bit of magic in each new ball of yarn. As you run your fingers over the soft wool, you think "I could make a hat, or a scarf, or maybe some gloriously warm socks for chilly mornings..." The possibilities are endless. Then you get the excitement of looking at patterns on … Continue reading New Yarn, Endless Possibilities…
It’s springtime! The local cherry trees have once again donned their festive pink blossoms, and the weather has finally warmed up again. It’s crazy to think that just 3 weeks ago there was still snow on the ground. Right now the skies are clear and blue, and temperatures are hovering in the 60’s. How amazing … Continue reading Adventures in Knitting! – The Honeycomb Cable Stitch
My first pair of knitted socks!
I’ve been knitting for about 4 weeks now, teaching myself to cast on by watching YouTube videos. I’ve learned how to fix those loose stitches at the end of rows (you slip the first stitch) and slowly but surely I’m starting to knit decent looking swatches of (mostly) orderly rows of knits and purls. I’m … Continue reading Knitting – My New Favorite Hobby!
How eat healthier in the long run...
A year after starting this blog I've learned that the point is still that you try anyways. You do your best, and it's probably going to work out ok.
A.K.A. the cheaper turkey... A lovely roast chicken rich with the Thanksgiving flavors of thyme, sage, and rosemary (and you don't have to make a gravy).
My mini journey towards letting go of extra items that I no longer need.
An easy and affordable no carve DIY to decorate your pumpkins for Halloween!
It's Fall! My favorite season of the year. It's time to wear cozy socks, cuddle up with a book by the fire and drink / eat pumpkin spice flavored things with joy! I love seeing all the autumn leaves turn color and am very much looking forward to Halloween and Thanksgiving (of course my favorite … Continue reading A Trip to the Farmers Market