Monthly Archives: December 2011

Monday Project Report – The Robot Scarf Is Done and Some Cute Boys on Floats

Why is it that when I need to be doing the most I get the least done? I thought that I would finish Vash’s robot scarf on Saturday – but instead spent the day Christmas Caroling with the Cub Scouts … Continue reading

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You Need To Go To “Amanda’s Happy Hearth” for her Fried Slaw

You will find the link in my blog roll to the right. On Amanda’s December 8, 2011 post, she provides you with links to her Holiday Food Recipes. We made her Maple-Pecan Fried Slaw tonight. OH MY GOD WONDERFUL!! It … Continue reading

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Food on Friday – Chilean Squash

Moving along with my favorite Moosewood Cookbook recipes, this week’s dish is another one of those long-time family favorites, courtesy of Mollie Katzen. Chilean Squash is a wonderful squash/corn casserole that just makes a meal special.  Truly, I would be … Continue reading

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Hawk Studio – The Next Generation Is On It’s Way

Tonight I don’t have any of Chip’s work to show you. Nope.  Nothing. Tonight it is all about Markus. Markus has been very busy working with Chip, learning skills – like woodburning – so he could start working with Chip … Continue reading

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Yarns To Dye For

Okay, if you are someone who watches my blog, you will have seen that am slowly building a library of books on using natural dyes to dye yarn.   While I love the colors and the results of using acid based … Continue reading

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Spinning – Moving along

You cannot be in a hurry and be a spinner.  This is not an instant gratification activity.  Hours are spent just teasing the fibers out of the roving to twist into the threads that will one day be a ply … Continue reading

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Monday Project Report – Everyone’s Been Busy, With A Birthday Thrown In

Where to start. Well, first, Saturday was Jesse’s Birthday.  He’s the one wearing the Happy Birthday hat. Saturday was also the Yuletide Fair at my son’s old school.  Chip’s sister Cindy and our niece and nephew – Kaitlyn and Davey … Continue reading

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