My first real sock! Huzzah!

Yes!  My first real, turned-heel sock!  It wasn’t as scary as I thought it would be!  I just followed the directions, took my time, and soon I had a sock!  On to sock number two now….. I am knitting two pairs of socks for my friend, Chester as a part of a trade/swap/payment thing. It […]

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First Cake From Scratch

Yesterday was my DH’s birthday!  As a part of the celebration, I made him an orange olive oil cake.  You may be wrinkling your nose up at the thought, but it’s really good!  It’s a French recipe that I got from Food Network.  Olive oil cakes are common in the south of France where olives […]

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Crafty Meandering Thoughts

My crafting life needs to get back to a more relaxed pace as it was before Christmas.  I want to start another sweater.  I want to knit hats for the local cancer center.  I want to find something really nerdy and knit it.  I need a rest from the frenetic pace I had gotten caught […]

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Snowflake Gala Wrap Up

So, the Snowflake Gala was yesterday.  After one month of intense preparation and hard work, I sold….one hat.  And bartered with a jewelry vendor for another hat.  Needless to say, I am disappointed and a bit soured on the idea of doing something like this again. On a positive note, I spent some awesome time […]

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