Category Archives: Kids

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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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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… the crafting kind, that is! Scraped knees are a common thing with 5-year-olds.  Miss. Kiki is always skinning her knees and as a result almost all of her jeans and leggings have holes in them near the knees.  I … Continue reading

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Business Casual

The socks I was knitting for my son’s ginormous feet are done!  Happy dance!! He said that they fit perfectly and are super soft and hinted that he would like another pair.  Um… maybe after I knit a few sweaters … Continue reading

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Little Things

With school resuming for the kids tomorrow, it’s time to get back to my usual routine :: crafting, blogging and otherwise. Many of our friends are expecting babies this year and while store-bought baby stuff is adorable, I’d like to … Continue reading

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End Of The World? Nah!

First day of Winter?  Yes! Shortest day of the year?  Yes again!! And life goes on… I’ve got a pile of knitting things to keep my fingers busy. Keeping it real with a peek into my knitting basket, folks! In … Continue reading

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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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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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Sea Anemone

Outside, the colored canopy is incredible.  Rust, red, orange, yellow, bits of green all around .  Breathtaking. Beautiful. The colors on this skirt will remind me of the magic outside long after every leaf has floated down and the branches … Continue reading

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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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