I love the Fourth of July….the fireworks, patriotic colors, flag cakes, lime-y margaritas, and the grill sizzling with juicy steaks. I’m not particularly fond of all the hokey plastic and paper goods you can buy at the grocery store to spiff up the occasion, nor the pre-made burgers and brats. Last year, I put an [...]
Until recently, my association with crochet was limited to a certain wool scarf I tried to make in Fifth grade; as it grew longer, it also became narrower and narrower, which resulted in me abandoning the project in a fit of frustration.
I am not frustrated with the recent return to crochet in the fashion scene; [...]
When I got married, I received plenty of gifts from my registry list…and plenty of gifts that I guarantee you never appeared on ANYONE’S registry EVER. (I count among those, a certain miniature soapstone goose, and a curious trio of plastic fish magnets.) One of the unregistered-for-but-very-much-appreciated- just-the-same gifts, was a lovely set [...]
In some states, summer has arrived. (Not in my state, but in some states.) And people who live there get to wear things like sundresses and flip flops. (I, on the other hand, am currently wearing jeans, boots, and a sweater.) But I’ll be the bigger person here and write for the [...]