Category Archives: Family

There And Back

We’re back home from our travels and are more or less or settled in.  With the start of a fresh new year; like most everyone; I’ve embraced the idea of a clean slate providing a launchpad for brand new ideas … Continue reading

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Doodle Stitchery

My son, Prithvi, is a delightful, talented soul.  He is the quiet one in our family and has always been drawn to creating things with his hands.  I’ve saved pages and pages of his kiddie art which first began during … Continue reading

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Canning Season

So, I’ve never canned anything before.  That is, before yesterday! By the way, we did have a great day at the pumpkin patch and I’ll share pictures of that soon.  However, we also went apple picking :: which was a … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Day

I have been thinking a lot about traditions lately.  Come October, my kids never miss out on reminding me that Pumpkin Day is almost here.  What began as a bit of fun picking out pumpkins at the patch, has become … Continue reading

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From Scratch

This is such a proud mama moment… This doll bed was made entirely by my 14-year-old son, Prithvi.  He’s been taking woodshop at school as one of his electives and absolutely loves it.  So, for his birthday this year we … Continue reading

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15 years ago today I married my best friend, the love of my life…

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Windschief The Second

Windschief seems to be my go-to hat pattern for the guys in my life.  The first one I knit was for the Mister using Dream in Color Classy in a classic grey.  He’s worn that hat a TON and it … Continue reading

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Yesterday was Vancouver’s annual Santa Claus Parade and we joined the masses of people to welcome Kris Kringle to our city!  The rain stopped once the parade began… a Christmas miracle indeed 😉 The marchers… The dancers… The pipers… The … Continue reading

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December Is Here

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas… I absolutely love this most wonderful time of the year…

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Finally, finally the sweater for my oh-so-patient son Prithvi, is done!  It turned out great and he loves it. Remember how I blogged a while ago that I ran out of yarn while knitting this sweater and had to order … Continue reading

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