Monthly Archives: January 2012

New Years Resolutions January Update

How are your New Years Resolutions holding up? Mine are found in this blog post, New Years Resolutions or Changing Our Habits. We all have a busy schedules and many family demands placed on us.  So how do we focus … Continue reading

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Etsy Treasury Time

Etsy is an online site that sells hand crafted items, vintage items and supplies.  A Treasury is a collection of 16 items that all go together because of color or shape or theme.  Etsians strive to pick high quality handmade … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading in January

My lovely SIL gave me more books!  The first three in a series I’ve never read.  The main character, Marcy,  owns an embroidery shop that also sells yarn.  The series is called, “An Embroidery Mystery. ” They are the perfect … Continue reading

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On My Knitting Needles; Slouch Hat in Variegated Brown Green

This will be a fun slouchy hat.  There will be enough room to tuck your hair up inside the hat if you’d like! This hat is a great choice if you frequently wear your hair up, plenty of room for … Continue reading

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New Years Organization and Rotating Collections

linen closet 2, a photo by greenhouseds on Flickr. I read something the other day that recommended rotating your sheets by putting the sheets you’ve just washed under the previously washed sheets in your linen closet. That way you aren’t … Continue reading

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New Years Resolutions or Changing our Habits

Last week I saw “Ghost Protocol,” the new Mission Impossible movie.  The movie had a tremendous number of scenes showing hand-to-hand combat.  Special Agents take classes in hand-to-hand combat and train until their responses are automatic.  No thinking is involved. … Continue reading

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Noro Furisode Review

I recently purchased some Noro Furisode.  Yes the skeins are the same color and dye lot but differ in how much of each color is in a skein.  Annoying for those who require perfection.  Not something I would choose for … Continue reading

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