summer happenings + contest

summer happenings + contest

It’s pretty well documented on this blog that Fall is my favorite season, but that doesn’t mean I don’t like Summer. I love the long days, summer thunderstorms, bike rides, sunscreen, pool time, fresh fruit and veggies, hikes and BBQs. When August comes, I have mixed feelings. Part of me is super excited for cooler… Keep Reading

ukrainian easter eggs – 2015

ukrainian easter eggs – 2015

Yes, Easter was over 2 months ago. I’m sure it’s the last thing anyone is thinking about now, but I’m way behind on posting and wanted to share a few pictures of my pysanky eggs from this year. Some years I struggle to make any eggs worth keeping. Last year was one of those years.… Keep Reading

10 Free One Skein Knitting Patterns

10 Free One Skein Knitting Patterns

I recently finished a few knitting projects and as I thought about what I should cast on next, I realized I have so much yarn in my stash. Leftover yarn, skeins I bought with no project in mind, stray projects I abandoned–I have enough to fill up a couple of cubbies in my IKEA cabinet.… Keep Reading

sugarplums baby blanket

sugarplums baby blanket

What happened to all those posts I promised in December? I had grand plans to edit photos, write patterns and have some posts queued up for January. Unfortunately, I brought back an unwanted souvenir from my trip to Costa Rica and spent the first three weeks of January fighting off a parasite. Daily life was… Keep Reading

free 2015 calendar

free 2015 calendar

   I have some fun knitting projects to share soon, but haven’t had time to download the pictures off my camera and post about them. During my upcoming two week vacation, I plan to get the projects ready to share (in between a trip to Costa Rica and days on the ski slopes in Colorado).… Keep Reading