Oh January….

Oh January, why do you act this way every year?  You start with a day or so off filled with the sparkle of the New Year, and then you push straight through to the hustle of crazy busy at work, short days, and cold, gray gloominess outside.  January is filled with projects and events for…
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Brioche-Ing Through The Snow

Remember this post where I listed a bunch of unfinished projects that I wanted to get done?  Well…. yeah, I’m working on it.  I got completely sidetracked by one of the projects. I drank the Brioche stitch Kool-Aid.   And you know what?  It’s good.  It’s very good.  Brioche is squishy and satisfying to knit.…
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Be Of Good Cheer

My husband’s favorite Christmas movie is Die Hard.  I didn’t know that was actually a Christmas movie until we were married for about 5 years.  It just never registered on my personal list of Christmas movies.  Action – yes.  Christmas – no.  We watched it the other day and so we keep repeating one of…
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An Elf Invasion

Call them elves, call them gnomes, call them tom ten.  The little people have invaded my home. Maybe I can convince them to make me some new shoes.  Or just clean up a bit.  Do elves do dishes? I am making these wee little shoe toy makers for the annual Merry Market that is held…
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La Dolce Vita

I flew halfway around the world and found yarn.  And gelato.  More gelato than yarn to be truthful. I think it’s important to note that the absolutely best gelato to be found was the Chocolate Nero with strawberry in Amalfi.  Although the Coconut and Strawberry combination near St. Mary Major was also pretty fantastic. I…
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