Category Archives: Knitting

Keeping warm

I’ve been wanting to learn to knit more seriously. I’ve been saying for a long time that I wanted to branch out and learning how to use circular needles this year was a goal. But honestly, all summer long, I’ve … Continue reading

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Mid-holidays hellos

Time seems to have slowed down to a crawling pace and we are reveling in it. Although my poor husband has to make an appearance at work for a few days, we still enjoyed several days with him and will … Continue reading

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Days getting shorter, time slowing down

As we get closer to the Winter Solstice, we’ve noticed something strange. Time seems to be slowing down. This will be our first year celebrating the shortest day, the first year we will mark this passage of the seasons, the … Continue reading

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Busy busy busy…

It’s been a crafting and “Christmasing” sort of week-end here! Our brand new Advent Calendar (beautifully crafted by my husband) went up on Sunday. We’ve started decorating and put up the outdoor lights. The house is so much more festive … Continue reading

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Quiet morning – playing the nap time game

Mornings used to be the time when I had a few hours to myself. My son is a morning napper. I think it comes from the fact that he is still not the best night-time sleeper and after his morning … Continue reading

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Learning a new stitch – a beginner’s dilemma

So, knitting is something I love to do, but honestly, I never really put any real effort into it. The poor friend that thought me how had to re-teach me how to purl about 5 times before it stuck. I … Continue reading

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A very much needed week-end of rest – Gratitude

So the game is over, the score has been set : Winter germs 4 – My family 0! After my daughter starting it over a week ago with a very bad case of tonsillitis, then it was my son with … Continue reading

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