Category Archives: Those crazy holidays

WIP Wednesday: Lessons, Yet Again

You would think that having spent as many years on the planet as I have I’d have the ability to stop making the same mistakes, well, maybe make them less frequently. I excitedly printed out the pattern for the Wood … Continue reading

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Welcoming 2018

Happy New Year! Begin as you mean to go on they say. I finished 2017 knitting on the sock and began 2018 knitting on the sock. I’m not one to set a bunch of goals or resolutions for the new … Continue reading

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The Stockings Were Hung…

Happy Christmas Eve! To be honest, the stockings are in a box in the basement. I’ll pull them out later and place them on the couch. We don’t hang them on the mantle. Yesterday I got the gifts wrapped and … Continue reading

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Distracted Knitting

I really thought I’d have Reyna done this week but it just didn’t happen. There wasn’t enough time to make real progress. I am working on the last lacy section. There are lots of stitches on the needle so it … Continue reading

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My Favorite Cookies

To be honest I have a lot of favorite cookies but this one is near the tippy top of that list. My mother used to make these pretty regularly. She had a lot more patience than I do. She used … Continue reading

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Monday Q & A On My Birthday Tuesday

*Have you asked your kids to do something you wouldn’t do? Probably but I can’t think of anything right now *Do you understand: Football, Bridge, or Cricket? Not at all *Have you talked to your family about Organ Donation? Nothing … Continue reading

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But They’re So Good

Yesterday I spent way too much time making these eight (yes 8) cookies. It took about 2 hours to mix the dough, cut them out-one at a time, bake them in 2 batches and wait for them to cool. I … Continue reading

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