Monthly Archives: August 2011

Clutter Control

I’m Organized, a photo by stopnlook on Flickr. Clutter control needed STAT!  I don’t know how all of this paper clutter enters our home.  OK, I know it’s brought inside in the middle of the night by paper demons and … Continue reading

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Prepping My Pantry for a Hurricane

Prepping your pantry for a hurricane is something that can be done before hurricane season or once a hurricane has formed.  It looks like the East Coast of the United States will have a hurricane this Thursday or Friday. Rather … Continue reading

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What’s Your Style?

Living Room, a photo by PlayfulLibrarian on Flickr. Goth? Boho? Shabby Cottage? Industrial? Etsy is starting a new thing. Sellers can select a style when listing their items. I walked through Pottery Barn the other day and left without buying … Continue reading

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Ribbing and Regrets

Fingerless Gloves have a certain innate coolness.  I’m knitting another pair, love them.   This pair is knit in a steel blue yarn that has slubs of orange and white in it. Unfortunately I will be frogging them.  What I mean … Continue reading

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Farmer’s Markets and Recipes in Waiting

All this talk of yellow tomatoes and feral roosters has me thinking about food.  And that makes me think of farmer’s markets. This site tracks farmer’s markets in the US; Agricultural Marketing Service.  Plug in your zip code and the … Continue reading

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Wild Rooster Struts into Suburbia!

Wild rooster struts into suburbia!  He is big and struts just like a cartoon rooster.  His beautiful tail feathers end in a curl.  Obviously he’s king of the roosters and chickens. This is the first time I’ve seen a rooster … Continue reading

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The Yarn becomes the Star

Quality yarn can be the star of a knitted project or can look blah in the wrong pattern or stitches.  I’m struggling with pattern creation again today.  Ripped out a bind off that didn’t really have the look I wanted … Continue reading

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