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Snapshot Sunday: Starbursts

New ornaments for our sparkle tree. And we’re done with NaBloPoMo, folks. Not sure what kind of posting schedule I’m going to go to now that November is over but I think that it will probably be more frequently than it was before. I’ve been enjoying it again, which was what I hoped would happen.


Pay-it-Forward Gift 2: Teeny Tomte

Teeny Tomte, knit from an Alan Dart pattern now lives with one miss Ren of Ren Knits. Knit on size 3 double pointed needles, he was knit from a combination of Berroco Pure Merino DK, Jo Sharp Silk Road Tweed and Sirdar Foxy (which I had to order from eBay UK because it has been read more


Flakey Pie Crust

I took some tips from Smitten Kitchen this year, but with the notable exception of using my food processor. I pulsed 2 1/2 cups of flour, 1 tablespoon sugar and 1 teaspoon of salt in my food processor. Then I cut 2 sticks of butter into big cubes, then tossed those in the processor and read more


Giving Thanks

I am thankful for what I think is going to be delicious pie. Thankful for good friends, old and new and for family, who I wish was a little bit closer than they are. Thankful for the best husband I ever could have imagined. Thankful for generally good health. Thankful for having a snug roof read more

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WIP Wednesday: Trophy Complete

This week’s WIP Wednesday is actually a Finished Object Wednesday, a follow up to last week’s WIP Wednesday post. My supplies for this overhaul included: 1 can gloss black spray paint 1 can gloss dark grey spray paint epoxy silver star shaped brads 1 g.i. joe doll with kung-fu grip 2 round toothpicks craft felt read more