Books of 2018

I've taken a break from blogging for the holidays, but I couldn't resist posting my book list for 2018! I will bold the books that I loved the most. In order read, starting from January 1st: Swimming Lessons 3 Sleuths, 2 Dogs, 1 Murder Murder in the Boonies The Murder Pit A High End Finish … Continue reading Books of 2018


Favorite Makes of 2018

My first favorite is my knitting tote I made from a tea towel my mom gave me. We went to London together, so it brings nice memories to the forefront. My love of tea towels goes back to my mom's mom and I have a collection from her, my mom and my aunt who was … Continue reading Favorite Makes of 2018


I have so many patterns from Make & Do Crew saved to Ravlery it is embarrassing. So, when I saw on Instagram that Jess had a new book , I took a peek. I fell in love with this pattern: I went through my stash and bought a few skeins to complete what I needed … Continue reading C2C

Book Date

It has been a while since I joined Book Date, Yarn Along and The Caffeinated Reader. Since my last join, I gave up on The Favorite Sister and gave it to  my cousin. I finished How to Find Love in a Bookshop and really enjoyed it! I tried to read The Gunners, but returned it … Continue reading Book Date

I Did It!

So long ago, I purchased Sew Liberated's Metamorphic Dress pattern. I was totally in love with it. I never made it. We are talking the summer. I placed it on my Year of Projects list in July. Well, of course, I decided that two days before Thanksgiving was the perfect time to make it. You … Continue reading I Did It!

Scrappy Mitts

After finishing my Stitch Sampler Shawl (which I just LOVE!), I wanted to use the left over yarn for a small project. At first, I thought a hat, but then I purchased the newest Simply Knitting Magazine and  read an article on using knitting to decompress (which I have really needed the past few weeks). … Continue reading Scrappy Mitts