Monthly Archives: January 2006

in dreams

I ordered this great fabric from Reprodepot, and it arrived today! I have grand, grand plans for this fabric. These plans have kept me awake at night and have also woken me up in the middle of the night. I’m … Continue reading

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Look what came in the mail! It’s my Knitpicks order. Now if you’ll excuse me, I must get swatching!

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Beach fun

I went to the beach for the weekend with a group of fun crafty gals. It was great to get away, and my throat now hurts from talking and laughing so much. We only went for one night, but we … Continue reading

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Today I baked a triple layer chocolate cake with Hershey Bar frosting (and I didn’t even lick the frosting. I’m kind of off my restricted diet but kind of not): I only had two 9″ cake pans, so the top … Continue reading

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tools of the trade

Sometimes I’ll buy a little gadget or appliance, not knowing how it will completely impact and transform my life. Our Solis coffee bean grinder is on that list, and so are my Silpat silicone baking sheets. I think I found … Continue reading

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peas be my podner

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Are you ready? I will be soon, since I ordered a set of these yummy cards from my gal Kelly. She is selling a boatload of other Valentine goodies that she has handcrafted, … Continue reading

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FrancesFlorence in Singapore was kind enough to send me this great little toy–an eggplant on tomato wheels! Now THAT is a super eggplant!

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Dudes! Can you believe it? I finished another sweater! I’m really bad at keeping track of information, so I don’t know how many balls of Rowan Cork I used for this. Maybe 8? I developed the pattern with Knitscape software. … Continue reading

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dawgs, redux

Action Hero Melissa and I got up bright and early today to head to the Rose City Classic Dog Show. We had to get there at 8am to see the basenjis, of course! Here are just a couple of them … Continue reading

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chirp chirp

Anna created some lovely mini prints on her Print Gocco and gave them away to a few lucky readers. I am delighted to say that I am one of the lucky readers! Check it out: Isn’t it sweet? It’s about … Continue reading

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