Monthly Archives: August 2004

random acts of striping

Will wonders never cease? It’s a finished object! Here’s Stripes Go Round: You know, I wasn’t sure how much I was going to like this sweater, what with the scoopy neck and all, but I really like it. It is … Continue reading

Posted in knitting | 21 Comments

wire wrapper’s delight

I’ve been doing more beading lately, and I have to say I am not very skilled. It takes a lot more practice than one might think! Anyway, here is my first attempt at a wire wrapped bracelet: Sorry it’s kind … Continue reading

Posted in other crafting | 16 Comments

hey kool-aid!!

I saw some Kool-Aid totes on Stella’s blog (see July 29 post) and thought it’d be fun to make one. I envisioned not a tote but a mini duffel, and here’s how it turned out: It was pretty interesting sewing … Continue reading

Posted in sewing | 10 Comments

bing bing!!

This blog is quickly degenerating into some big candy fest, isn’t it? Well, hopefully I’ll have some crafty things to share later this weekend, but in the meantime, it’s all about CANDY. Check out what came in the mail today: … Continue reading

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you say tomato

I am suffering from a serious lack of blog fodder today, so I guess I will just show you these tomatoes: We belong to a CSA so we get fresh, organic veggies each week. Today I marinated some tomatoes with … Continue reading

Posted in cooking | 11 Comments

keep the candy coming!

How much do I love the Candyalong? Just take a look at the sweet treats MJ sent me! She was very brave and included chocolate in the package (we are both in warm parts of California). YUMMY. I tore into … Continue reading

Posted in candy/chocolate | 18 Comments

discoveries are waiting to be made

Sometimes life can get a bit mundane, but when it does, it’s nice to focus on the little things that make each day different and unique. Oh, do I sound like a cheeseball? Anyway, I was at the grocery store, … Continue reading

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a shameless plea for help

I’ve been wanting an iPod mini for a while, but I just can’t justify spending the money on it. Well, my brother just told me about a deal where you can get a free iPod, and it’s not a scam! … Continue reading

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Let’s see, I’m just about up to the armholes on Stripes Go Round (there’s your knitting content), I finally set up my new sewing machine (and boy, is it ever fancy! It’s going to take me a while to move … Continue reading

Posted in other crafting | 14 Comments

fred flare rocks

I just wanted to say that I now have more reason to love Fred Flare. I’ve always liked their merchandise, but who knew they were a great company to boot? I participated in Pinku‘s pink earring exchange earlier this summer, … Continue reading

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