Category Archives: Rambling

A Doozy

All of the school districts in the Vancouver area have a “West Coast Recess” policy which means the kids go outside during recess and lunch to play outside despite the rain.  If you’ve lived in Vancouver or the Pacific Northwest … Continue reading

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Spring Fever

Sprrrring! With the weather being so crazy gorgeous and the kids on Spring Break, every day has been packed with hikes and picnics and bike rides.  We even managed to spend some time at the beach.  Ok, we didn’t dare … Continue reading

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Embracing Color

When it comes to yarn (or fabric), color is my friend.  I’m always drawn to saturated, vibrant shades. Never one to shy away from wearing color, it’s always a challenge to pair my handknits with my clothes. I recently purchased … Continue reading

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Warm muffins for breakfast using this recipe ♥ ♥ ♥

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

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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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Finally, The Fluff

My heart goes out to all the families who lost a precious life in the horrible Newtown massacre last week.  I held my kids closer and tighter all weekend because life is too fragile. No knitting content today because I’ve … 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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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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