One Of These Things Is Not Like The Others

One of these things is not like the others, one of these things just doesn’t belong.  Hurricane Hat Baby Aviator Hat These hats are part of a package headed to Alaska, for our friends there.  I decided all four kids probably needed warm bulky hats to deal with the harsh winters.  The three pink hats…
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There’s A Whole Lot Of Pink Here

There seems to be an awful lot of pink around The Big Blue House lately.  I made a pink hat for Lily.  One of Addie’s friends at school just had a baby girl born at their house.  One of my husband’s cousins is having a girl.  And a charity asked if I wouldn’t mind making…
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Peace Out, Man

My daughter’s school had a concert last week, and the theme was Flower Power.  The kids were supposed to dress up in bellbottoms and tie dyed shirts.  What’s a crafty mom to do?  Make bellbottoms out of ripped jeans, of course!  I remembered hearing about some of my Mom’s friends who, back in the day,…
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Proud Momma

It’s no secret that I’m a proud Momma of my little girls.  I’ve been struggling to write a coherent, well-written post telling you about how my children are the smartest and quickest children in the Northland, all the while sounding humble and greatful.  Something along the lines of Prairie Home Companion, "where the children are all…
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Little Pig, Little Pig, Go Away!

Swatchity Swatch Swatch   I would like to ask the swine flu to please leave my home.  We’ve been battling this bug since last Wednesday with one child or the other.  In the meantime, very little knitting has been happening.  It’s hard to knit when you’re playing nurse to a 5 year old and a…
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