Monthly Archives: January 2013

Monday Project Report – The Beginning Of A Bulky Scrappy Blanket

For this week’s scrap project I turned to my bag of leftover bulky yarns.  After so much time pressured work to finish Xmas presents during the past two months, I was ready for some mindless knitting.  So I decided to … Continue reading

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Food on Friday – Stone Soup – Split Pea Style

I am an old hippie – and while a lot of my cooking and baking skills were learned from my Grandmother and Mother, my most basic and useful skills were learned while living on a self-sufficient farm in the Black … Continue reading

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Monday Project Report – Bella Mittens & Toothless Hat

I discovered two things this week. First – I LOVE Misti Alpaca Chunky yarn.  It is soft – it is warm – and it is really so pretty knit up. Second – I have to have a pair of Bella … Continue reading

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Food On Friday – Swedish Nut Cake

Super Easy.  Super Quick.  Super Delicious. You only need to have on hand a few things that are a little out of the ordinary in your pantry – crushed pineapple, cherries and cream cheese – and you can make a … Continue reading

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Hawk Studio – Vambrace (Bazuband) – Leather Armor For The Lower Arm

“Oh my Lord, those arms would look amazing strapped in leather!!” Now, you have to imagine that being said in a lower class Elizabethan English accent and that was how I would start a sale of a pair of leather … Continue reading

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Home – What? No More Sparrows In The Barn Loft?

Before . . . and After . . . . Need I say more?

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Monday Project Report – A Second Pair of Lettuce Knit Armwarmers

Woo Hoo!!  The Lettuce Knit Armwarmers are done!!!! There are a lot of reasons for me to be excited about this. First – this is (almost) the last Xmas 2012 present I have to make.  (I am still finishing up … Continue reading

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