Category Archives: holidays

How About A Halloween Blast From The Past

The boys are all getting big now and with how busy everyone has been, we just did not get around to making those special costumes for this year and the boys are going to use their Renaissance Faire garb for … Continue reading

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Monday Project Report (Running a Little Late) – Beagle Vampire Cape

As anyone who follows this blog knows, we have a long history with dog rescue. Though we stopped working in rescue about 5 years ago (though I am happy to say that the rescue we founded 11 years ago is … Continue reading

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Days of Easter Past

Going through my pictures from the past year I found the pictures the boys took of their first foray into hand-painted easter eggs.  As we are rapidly heading into this year’s Easter egg projects, I wanted to post these now … Continue reading

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Food On Friday – Puffed Apple Pancake

One of the traditions in our house is that we always have a special breakfast on Christmas morning.  I try to find a recipe for something we haven’t had before or that we haven’t had in a long while.  This … Continue reading

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Monday Project Report – Chip’s Fingerless Gloves

The one thing Chip asked for before Xmas was a pair of fingerless gloves.  So we did some research, found a pattern that used a worsted weight yarn, picked out the yarn (Madelinetosh Vintage in Van Dyke Brown) and then … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Update – Too Small Toothless and Funky Wrapping

Today’s blog post is a quicky since I have to gather the family and get to Chip’s sister’s house for the family celebration today, but I wanted to post quickly because – well – for a change I have time … Continue reading

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Monday Project Report – Claudia, Sea Urchin and Shades of Hogwarts

Project life has been centered around hats lately. This is what happens when you don’t start your holiday/gift list until Thanksgiving. Sweaters were NOT going to get done before the holidays so I started on hat production. Today I am … Continue reading

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Food on Friday – Pierogies

Okay, I know I promised this a long time ago, but as we know, life got in the way of recent blogging timeliness – so better late than never. Our Easter dinners are decidedly Polish.  Every year we would search out … Continue reading

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Happy 2012 – Our Year For Minurism

Happy New Year Everyone!! That’s sparkling apple cider and orange juice in their hands.  🙂 Chip’s sister gave us a “Party in a Box” for Xmas.  The boys got a kick out of the fact that it had tiara’s – … 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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