Tag 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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Cold & Heat

We woke up to an inch of ice on the inside of the windows on the North-facing side of the house this morning. The sun wasn’t quite up yet, the temperatures a balmy -36’C (-33’F) with windchill and we were … 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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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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Crafty Q & A Blog Hop

So last week, the wonderful Kim from┬áMothering with Mindfulness tagged me in a Blog Hop Q & A that I’ve been itching to respond to. If you don’t know her blog, you really should! Took me a few days to … Continue reading

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