Category Archives: Those crazy holidays

Happy St Patrick’s Day

Are you wearing green? Have you had your boiled dinner? We don’t make a big deal out of holidays. But next to Thanksgiving and Christmas, St Patrick’s Day is a favorite holiday in our house. I think it’s the food. … Continue reading

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We had a birthday to celebrate on Friday. N is now 14. I decided the event called for something a bit more than a cake. I made an ice cream cake. To be honest the entire thing is very easy … Continue reading

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Start As You Wish To Go On

Happy New Year! I hope 2017 is a kinder more gentle year for all.  Today, this first day of a new year, I have a finished object. This is the Sweet Summer Shawl by Michelle Krause that I knit for … Continue reading

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Last night at knitting I was gifted some lovely, greatly appreciated gifts. Above is a pompom ornament. It is a beautiful addition to our tree.  This is a super cute little triangle bag for notions. I’m looking forward to putting … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve In Review

The Husband was off from work Christmas Eve so we made the most of the day. In the morning while The Husband and I ran a few last minute errands H and N put together this little gingerbread house kit … Continue reading

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This One Is A Keeper!

Every year I try a few new to me cookie recipes in the hope of finding something special enough to give at Christmas. I slacked off this year and kept putting it off. I finally narrowed it down to a … Continue reading

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