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Knit City 2013

Vancouver’s annual fiber festival, Knit City, took place this past weekend.  It was bigger and better this year. Thank you Amanda & Fiona!  Two days filled with yarny fun and this time we even had the pleasure of listening to … 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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Summer’s End

Today is the first of school for the kids and I’m ready to embrace routine and schedules and even some “me time” 😉  This summer has been a mixed bag of sorts with many wonderful moments celebrating family and togetherness … Continue reading

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Vitamin D

Start date on my Vitamin D cardigan was October of last year!!!  Finally, this project is off the needles… huge sigh of relief! I’m sort of on the fence about this one 😦  I don’t know if I would feel differently if I … Continue reading

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Bloggy Stuff

Hello lovely people and happy first day of summer!!! I’m here to do a bit of housekeeping talk about this ol’ blog.  Some of the pictures I post on my blog are squished and spilling over into my sidebar and … Continue reading

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Triangles and Squares

A few weeks ago, I received a swap package in the mail from Melissa of Knits With Camels hi Mel 🙂  This was no ordinary package, it was filled, no, stuffed to the brim with goodies.  Some fabulous skeins of yarn … Continue reading

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Distraction Tactics

I’ve been working on what I thought was more than a few rows on my Vitamin D cardigan every night.  My routine at night is to knit while I go through my PVR list before bed (because who really has … 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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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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