I spent the last quarter of the year working really hard, so I took some time off at the holidays and had fun with baking and coloring as pastimes.
Following links may result in my earning a fee. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. I knit these socks years ago and just dug them out for the first time this year. It’s cold and rainy out, and they may be a little worn, but they’re soft, cozy, and warm! It’s beenContinue reading “Halloween 2020: Old Socks & New Ways of Trick or Treating”
The past few weeks have been a whirlwind! After my husband turned 40, and Halloween, I turned 40! I celebrated for over a week, too. (Hey, I don’t half-ass anything, LOL!) We had a small get-together at home with my in-laws and a few friends, then got in the car and took off for AnnContinue reading “I love the holidays!”
We had a nice and quiet Halloween. Usually, we host a party, but this year we took it easy, due to Halloween being surrounded by both of our 40th birthdays. We figured having 3 parties in a month was a bit overkill. The night before Halloween, Fred and I carved our pumpkin. This small butContinue reading “Halloween Was Fantastic!”
The weather took a drastic turn to the chilly here in Pittsburgh, after a few weeks of temps in the 60s – we got snow yesterday! It’s not even Halloween, yet! Of course, my husband tells me that Pittsburgh often gets a little bit of snow in October, followed by temps in the 70s inContinue reading “Almost feels like winter is here!”
Strawberry! Originally uploaded by boadiccea This weekend has been great. I did a lot of spinning, a ton of knitting, got to spend quality time with my boyfriend and friends, eat some good BBQ, and got a bunch of exercise as well. This morning alone I walked 5 miles! This is a strawberry I madeContinue reading “A Good 4th of July weekend.”
Happy Fourth of July! Today starts Le Tour de Fleece! I have made good strides. First, I grabbed some yarn I had recycled from an old sweater: and inserted some more twist into it: (because recycled yarn sometimes loses some of its twist.) So far I have done about 170 yards of it. I haveContinue reading “And they’re off!”
I have been a knitting FIEND lately! This past week I’ve done 2 dishcloths: 1 hot pad: and have cast one yet another dishcloth and a mitered dishtowel, which I expect to finish this weekend. The hot pad was pretty important for me to do… I’m getting my long-deceased grandmother’s dining set in August, andContinue reading “Been a busy lil’ Bee..”