Category Archives: Life

Reality

I wish the side of me who loved spending time organizing and tidying would get her act in gear around this place. Oh, right. That side of me doesn’t exist. I wish it did, truly. I know that I feel … Continue reading

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12 Days of Christmas finish

I loved everything about working on this piece. I so enjoy Christmas stitching – I have a whole wall full……. It makes me very, very happy. This is a Little House Needleworks pattern and I used a lovely soft grey/brown … Continue reading

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Briefly

I finished Sarah’s socks last week! I immediately cast on a new pair with some beautiful hand dyed yarn from my very talented friend, Adrienne. I’m already almost to the toe and taught myself (with encouragement from Adrienne) the fish … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

What a holiday season we had! The end of 2016 was full of family and wonderful food and a lovely week of having John home with us. I finished and gifted the Scalene shawl to my SIL and it was … Continue reading

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Find the craft (just like find Waldo)

This is mostly a post for myself, today. I just wanted to document a few really wonderful things that happened. I have a new visitor to my front yard every few days. He/she appreciates me providing a lunch opportunity by way of … Continue reading

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The best month of the year!

My most favourite month of all is December. How about you? The smells, the lights, the decorations – all of it makes me feel great joy. Many years ago my husband who knows my joy, coined the term “Carriemas”, not … Continue reading

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Change it?

I think the top right light purple is too light, and I need to take it out and choose a shade darker. Agree? This is the Twisted Band Sampler from Northern Expressions Needlework. I have a bit more completed since this … Continue reading

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Hello!

Well, October happened, didn’t it? We were busy, as are most families with kids, but it was a great month. The weather was spectacular! For once it feels as though we’ve had a proper fall and not just leaped from … Continue reading

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That time of year

This past week has not gone as planned. A rash of illness has plagued our house culminating with both John and I coming down with the stomach flu yesterday. I am at least out of bed today, but feel a bit … Continue reading

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A quilt for the smallest

I began sewing a quilt as you go “stack and whack” style (isn’t that a horrible name?) flannel blanket for Nicholas last October. As is the norm with me, other projects caught my eye and it was tucked away into … Continue reading

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