Tag Archives: knitting

Sliding into Summer

With our warm days, I can already feel us sliding into summer here.  My daughter is just beginning her final month of preschool before the break… … the garden is in full swing, in some places threatening to burst at … Continue reading

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Ode to a Simple Sock

How do you know when you’ve darned a sock one too many times? Well, let me tell you. It’s when you wear the socks for ONE day, and they go from being completely intact to looking like this: It’s kind … Continue reading

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Food Waste Friday – Well I’ll Be

Every Friday, Kristen over at The Frugal Girl posts a picture of her food waste. She invites other bloggers to join in her effort to save money and reduce the amount of food that gets thrown away in our country … Continue reading

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Finding Center

This is not a knitting blog, so I usually don’t post about my projects, but yesterday I cast on for Hanami… Hanami (hah-nah-mee) is the Japanese tradition of appreciating the beauty of flowers, almost always referring to the cherry blossom.  … Continue reading

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A Handmade Life

Why do I make? It takes up my time, obsesses me, frustrates me at times, pulls at my heartstrings.  I restart the same piece, over and over again, until it is just so.  I will agonize over a gift, deciding … Continue reading

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