Monthly Archives: June 2012

a la mode quilt & more : WIP Wednesday

I’ve started a new workout routine and the first few weeks are usually brutal but my husband is recommending I use this recovery drink he’s been using for awhile so I am trying that to see if it helps.. meanwhile, … Continue reading

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Gnarled Oak Cardigan : Summer Sweater Along

A while back I bought some green yarn for another sweater project thinking I could use it for a certain knitting group on Ravelry only to be told it wasn’t good enough. I never knit more than the cable band … Continue reading

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Sewing Machine Clean-Up Time!

How often do you clean your sewing machines? Have you purchased one second hand and it just doesn’t stitch well? There could possibly be threads jammed in places you won’t see just from looking at the bobbin area. I’m in … Continue reading

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Ravelympics, The USOC, & Me

Back around 1995 I started crocheting this American flag afghan with my dad while we watched hockey. I have many fond memories that year.. laughs and camaraderie, cheering on the amazing athletes to the Stanley Cup, our hopes and dreams … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesday

Since I breezed right through the first 2 months of the My Precious QAL, I figured I would try to blow through 2 more in the final months. I first purchased the a la mode quilt pattern along with Kate … Continue reading

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Manicure Monday: Lacy Tips

Polish: OPI , Konad Black, Konad top coat Konad image plate #m57

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True Blood Premier

Last night was the Season 5 premier of True Blood! If you know me at all, you know that I am completely obsessed with the show! I even run a little group on ravelry that’s a spin-off of the show, … Continue reading

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2012 Dessert of the Month Club

I hope I don’t shoot myself in the foot by saying this.. but I am actually doing well with keeping up to date on the stitching! The Frosted Pumpkin Stitchery had a little contest on Facebook giving us a chance … Continue reading

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