Monthly Archives: December 2011

Food on Friday – Spanakopita

Spanakopita is one of those dishes that looks alot more complicated than it is.   It has always been one of my favorites (I just LOVE spinach) so I tend to order it out alot.  But it is not that hard … Continue reading

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You Just Got To Trust In The Universe

Today was kinda a rough day.  I woke up with it being a rough day.  I had a work issue that had to be resolved and it was possible it was not going to be resolved in a good way. … Continue reading

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Spinning – Cleaning/Scouring My First Fleece

Today I tried something I have never done before – cleaning a Leicester fleece. I bought it at Rhinebeck this year from Autumn House Farm. It is a Morritt fleece – which refers to the brown and black coloring.  I learned … Continue reading

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Monday Project Report – Kaitlyn’s Shrug And A Little Xmas Thrown In

I finally finished the last knitting project on December 23rd – which is good because it was handed to Kaitlyn on December 24th when the family got together to exchange presents. Here it is. Kinda hurts your eyes, doesn’t it. … Continue reading

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Monday Project Report – Everything on Hold Until Next Week

Hi all, I am taking the fact that both sets of batteries in the camera died as a sign that I need to focus on just getting through this week, so I won’t be putting up the usual weekly posts … Continue reading

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Food on Friday – A Simple Chili for a Chilly Day

Let me start by saying that this is not a recipe for my vegetarian friends.  This is definitely a meat based Chili that my Mom made and that I use when I need something quick, filling and warm.  A bowl … Continue reading

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Spinning – Show and Tell

During the last days of December, all focus shifts from manufacturing to production in this house – which means that spinning yarn to make things takes a back seat to just making things as the deadlines for production are getting … Continue reading

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