I have been on a crocheting kick lately. I think this latest binge started with the star baby blanket. I had seen quite a few star blankets on Pinterest and Craftster and had always thought I wanted one. Once I learned to crochet, I decided I w
Yep, you heard me correctly!
A few years ago I used YouTube to teach myself to crochet. I had limited cash flow and limited space so buying new craft supplies was out of the question. I had to make due with borrowed hooks and yarn. I started off
As you may (or may not) know, I am in a book club. We meet once per month to discuss that month's book. To be honest, it's mostly wine drinking and chatting with a little bit of book discussion thrown in. Most of the time we meet at local resta
No, I don't mean your wife (sorry, that was kind of mean).
A friend asked me if I could help her out with a project. She had come across a group that makes sleeping mats for the homeless in Chicago by reusing plastic shopping bags. She linked me
This might be the nesting talking, but I have a ton of projects I want to work on. Not surprisingly, many of them are baby related.
Mat made from plarn (plastic bags cut into strips to make yarn)
Granny Square Blanket (somethin
Happy Monday! It's that time again...
In the morning, Cakes and I went to the local Farmer's Market. It's the one I normally go to and it's brimming with fresh produce! I was bummed when I didn't see the usual coffee guys (they have
Happy Monday! Here's a recap of what we did this weekend.
Since Thursday was the last day of school around here, Friday was our official start to the weekend. Friday during the day was pretty relaxed. The kids were happy to sleep lat
There's been a lot of talk floating around about writing, blogging, and generally being wordy. It got me thinking about my blog and how much I missed it. I always have big plans and let them fall to they wayside. I decided it was time to review m