Silver Linings

I love magazines. Knitting, crochet, sewing, cooking, running and pop culture. I have this grand idea that I will cook recipes, knit items and sew fun things from patterns in the magazines. However, I rarely do it. I tried to change that this week. I chose a simple coaster pattern from Simply Sewing (I love … Continue reading Silver Linings


Book Date

Happy Monday! Time for Book Date. I am still listening to Spoonbenders. I haven't been listening to it on my commute because I had the car without blue tooth, so it was NPR listening time instead (I can't hear it well if I play it just through my phone as I drive). I finished Bundle … Continue reading Book Date


A long, long time ago, I made some squares to make a baby quilt for a friend (well about 2 months ago). I finally worked on it this weekend. I was going to make a stroller size quilt, but had some issues putting my blocks together (as in, I didn't pay attention and didn't want to … Continue reading Quilting

WIP Wednesday

It has been a slow crafting week. Instead, I've been doing a great deal of work outside mulching, planting, playing in the sunshine with the kids and reading on the deck. It has been nice to be outside. I have been slowly adding to my Faux Fair Isle Poncho each night though. I decided to … Continue reading WIP Wednesday

Book Date

This week, I am reading two books. On my Kindle (so I can read at night in the dark) I am reading Dark Matter by Blake Crouch. “Are you happy with your life?” Those are the last words Jason Dessen hears before the masked abductor knocks him unconscious. Before he awakens to find himself strapped … Continue reading Book Date