Tag: best friend

Lettin’ the Fairies Out – Irish Soda Bread

If you have been reading along recently, then you already know I’ve been on a baking kick. In the previous blog, A non-additive baking weekend, I talked about baking bread to avoid having a million ingredients in my… Read More

Indoor Herb Garden for the Shoebox Apartment

I’ve never had a “green thumb.” More like a “brown thumb.” The HB has always been sweet and has come home from the store with presents of fresh cut flowers. I absolutely love flowers!! This last time, he… Read More

Hm, a Craft Sabbatical, huh?

According to dictionary.com, a sabbatical is any extended period of leave from one’s customary work, especially for rest, to acquire new skills or training, etc…… That sounds fantastic. So why the heck am I not already doing this… Read More

100 sales!

Today is a very exciting day! Our store, Coffee & T just had its 100th sale! In a shorter time than it takes to have a baby, we hit triple digits! Thank you to everyone who has supported… Read More

classical conditioning made me a cowl!

In 2009 I knitted my first cowl.  CourTney and I had just returned from an especially memorable trip to Jersey, where she announced that she would be moving in little more than a month.  I didn’t know how… Read More

Waiting Around & Happy Anniversary

6am: I can’t pretend to sleep any longer. I got up and opened all the curtains, cleaned up, made coffee and started a new hat. 7am: too anxious to focus, so I started a second hat. 9am: We… Read More

MONSTER Socks

(This blog entry is not intended for experienced sock knitters, unless you want a good laugh at the girl knitting her first pair…) Tara has been on a sock knitting kick and I have always wanted to knit… Read More