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If you live down thisaway, you get a couple days off school for Mardi Gras. It’s for practical reasons: all the parades make going anywhere except a parade logistically challenging. So we go to parades. Order of Mystic Magnolias down … Continue reading ?
Happy Early Easter! I made your toys some bunny ears. teeheehee You can grab your freebie here (Ravelry).
Ellie’s Birthday happened For Reals with cupcakes at school. It also happened with all of her grandparents the weekend before and AGAIN at Build-a-Bear on Saturday. The Build-a-Bear party was really nice – engaging, sweet and the Party Bears (folks … Continue reading ?
Birthday Preparations are underway. Cupcakes for school! They have belly buttons because I decided to make mini cupcakes out of the rest of the batter instead of eating it and opened the oven halfway through baking. Frosting will cover that … Continue reading ?
The sun came out yesterday afternoon! It was a crazy time. Even with all the help I got from my good friends, I did get the tentacle connection pictures finished. Y’all. I’m trying to work. Now I just have to … Continue reading ?
I’m way past ready to finish up the Octopus pattern for my test knitters. If only the sun would come out so I can take a decent picture of all these legs getting put together. I’m working on an Elephant … Continue reading ?
Michael and Ellie made a little video about our Winter Weather. Why yes, we DID wear pajamas all day Tuesday. Didn’t you? PS If you don’t have time for the whole thing, skip to the end to see Ellie driving … Continue reading ?
Mail service has been restored! Look what they brought me: Swap box! Isn’t it fun when stuff happens at just the right time? We’re melting and Ellie is back in school today. It’s a perfect day to make a Sparkle … Continue reading ?
It looks all snowy and pretty, but y’all, it’s all ice. I didn’t even leave footprints. No school tomorrow because that mess isn’t about to melt with two hours of above freezing. But it’ll be 70° this weekend!
The swap box it up on top. The post-it reads “cats cats cats cats.” I’m almost finished with the dog too!
I tell you what. There are ups and downs to having a Daisy Girl Scout in the house during Cookie Season. I wish I had not opened that last box of Tag-A-Longs. I feel ill.
With all the cold and the days off from school, and then the nice weather and all the work the yard needs, I’ve not had a lot of knitting worth showing. OK. Except this doggy custom. She gives me a … Continue reading ?
How I make partners in a round-robin swap. I did most of the matching and then handed off to Michael. I was feeling really guilty about the amount of work I unknowingly talked him into. Y’all. We really need a … Continue reading ?
Our questions are answered, let the matchmaking begin! PS When I asked Michael to make the matches so I could be surprised, I said “Oh, I’m sure there won’t be more than a dozen folks who want to participate.” I … Continue reading ?
Heeeeey, swappers! Signups are closed! Y’all please fill out your quick little surveys and get them back to me! We need them before Michael can make the matches. We haven’t heard from about half of you (there will be individual … Continue reading ?
“Now is the winter of our discontent”…but we’ve got to make our own bright spot since we don’t have that York fellow to bring the summer. Knitters, I present: The Swap of Discontent This swap intended to provide at least … Continue reading ?
Thank you so much for all the support! I think I’ve figured out our swap, but Ellie is home today (many of the school buildings in the county are open and breezy so with our lows as our highs they … Continue reading ?
We’re five days into 2014 and I hate it. There’s no Great Gran here. Hospital hands. I’ve been putting this off because I’m such a downer, but I guess it’s got to be written for me to stop obsessing about … Continue reading ?
I don’t think I’ve ever managed this fast of a turn-around. Stuffed The pattern is available
Yay!! I’m going to make one in the right size (Truman is bigger than the cats, so his yarn is doubled) and to take pictures for the pattern.