Monthly Archives: May 2005

I won a prize

I have a confession to make: I subscribe to Lucky Magazine, and I enjoy entering the giveaway contests they list in the back of the magazine. Call me an optimist. Well, today Lady Luck came a-callin’, cuz I won this … Continue reading

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hair clips galore

I was fortunate enough to receive one of the coveted spots in the Secret Pink Hair Accessory Swap hosted by the one and only Kat/Pinku. Today I got my hair accessories from Melinda, an Aussie living in Japan: Cute, huh? … Continue reading

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sewing soothes the savage eggplant

There is nothing more pleasant than spending a Sunday afternoon sewing. I am digging the new configuration of the MPR (multipurpose room), and it is much more conducive to sewing! Today I made this skirt: I put a little ribbon … Continue reading

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free frosty weekend

Yes, fast food is bad for you, but this weekend Wendy’s is giving away free Frostys. I find it’s pretty easy to rationalize going to a fast food establishment if it involves a frozen sweet treat, and hey, it’s FREE.

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if this isn’t the mother lode …

I received a parcel from Marie. Feast your eyes! I cannot even put into words how happy Tim Tams make me. They are so delicious. It is all I can do to keep from just cramming every single one into … Continue reading

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I realized that my pants inventory is rather low, so I thought I’d sew up a couple pairs. I got some sturdy Supplex nylon at Rose City Textiles and attempted to mimic those sporty outdoorsy pants like they have at … Continue reading

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what’s on your list?

So much to knit, and so little time! I just started on the Nothin’ but a T-shirt pattern from Magknits. I have two more things on my plate after this: -The Special Kay striped sweater from Sarah Dallas’s Vintage Knits … Continue reading

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semi organized

We live in a pretty teeny house. I suppose if we had less crud it wouldn’t seem so teeny. Anyway, the front bedroom is our MPR (multi-purpose room. Remember when schools used to have separate cafeterias, gymnasiums, and auditoriums? No … Continue reading

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think pink

I know most of the knitblog world is off to Maryland right now, but the rest of us can still have fun, right? Well, I finally finished my top-down raglan cardigan! Tadaaaa. I used the Incredible, Custom-Fit Raglan Sweater Generator, … Continue reading

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A friend sent me a big bagful of hard candies by the Stained Glass Candy Company. It has a really interesting history–husband gets in an accident that permanently messes up his taste buds; wife creates uber-flavored candies so he’ll actually … Continue reading

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