Tag Archives: Family

Hawk Studio – Coming Home

For those who don’t know, I met my beloved husband at the New York Renaissance Faire.  (You can see my post of May 31, 2011 if you want any background – I wrote about him there).  He was a leather … Continue reading

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A Lord Of The Rings Halloween

Today is another entry from the non-blogging year to catch up. As you may know, if you follow this blog, we spend a lot of time in making the boys’ costumes for Halloween. This past year was no exception.  With the release … Continue reading

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Home Life – Adding Siding Around A Door And Trophies!!

The squirrels – and the feral cats – and the ground hogs – are going to have to work a little harder to get in and out of the barn/workshop/storage room that Chip has been working on out back.  That … Continue reading

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Monday Project Report – Dead Fish Hat and Star Wars Hat (the Dark Side)

Finally finished the “have to finish before Xmas” hats today.  I still may knit one or two more before Xmas but I don’t have to knit them.  They are just bonus.  Also, I have an idea for how I am … 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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Natural Dyeing – 80% Merino, 10% Cashmere, 10% Nylon Show And Tell

This past weekend I went to a spinning class (Yay!!!) and continued to skein yarn but did not do anymore dyeing – so this week is another show and tell of what is done. One of my favorite bases is … Continue reading

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Monday Project Report – Markus Made A Cool Owl

Things have been a little busy lately on the yarn front – I have been tagging and re-skeining and inventorying my dyed yarns to be ready for the next show – so my project work has not been making much … Continue reading

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Food on Friday – Aunt Fran’s Chocolate Cake

There are some things that you taste that just taste of childhood.  The taste is so familiar – so a part of your life that it defines a part of it.  One of those tastes for me is the taste … Continue reading

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Christopher’s Graduation – I had the BEST time!!

I know that Mondays are usually for my project report, but yesterday was one of those spectacular days for a Mom that trumps everything else.  My son graduated from college with honors with a degree in Public Policy!! We had … Continue reading

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Food on Fridays – Hungarian Butterhorn Cookies

These are, hands down, my favorite cookies. Gram would make a big batch of these for my Uncle every year as his birthday present and Christmas present because that is all he wanted.  Chip is a huge fan of these cookies too.  … Continue reading

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