Week three of my Sewing 100 class is complete and so is Project #1! A simple pillow, but I was super proud when my pillow form actually fit in my finished project! My seams are a little wonky (note to self, fleece was not the best choice fabric to start with-stretchy). I have already purchased … Continue reading Sewing 100
Wishing everyone a happy, healthy 2017! I saw this template on the blog Chasing Stories and thought it was a sweet, simple way to set goals and share a simple hope for 2017!
2016 is my year to learn knitting. So far, I have made a shawl, a cowl and scarves. On my Year of Projects list, I have placed hats and socks at the top of the list. I purchased Craftsy.com classes for both of these items, but haven't done the classes yet. This is due to … Continue reading A Simple Knit
We went to the zoo! We have a very small zoo near us, perfect for a first outing to the zoo. E did not want to go in, but after 10 minutes of talking and soothing, he entered the zoo. We stayed one hour, saw some animals (otters, goats and ducks were our favorites) and … Continue reading Small Zoo, Big Steps
My children were asleep when I came home from work last night. I went into their room and just stood looking at them. The only thought in my head: "How lucky am I to be their mom?" I'm a lucky lady.
Happy New Year! I don't like to make New Year's resolutions, but rather make New Year's Goals. Here are some for 2016: Run twice a week-rather than setting milage goals Re-join my local YMCA and start going to spin classes again Run five 5Ks-Bailey's Run for Autism, OFTM 5K, Doyle's 5Miler, Local YMCA 5K, last … Continue reading 2016 Goals
Many of my friends knit, and my sister-in-law is convinced she will bring me over to "the dark side". I will admit, I like the look of knitted clothing garments more than crochet items. So I thought, time to give it a try! I purchased a Craftsy.com class and, although I like the class, I learned … Continue reading Leaving my comfort zone