10 Crafty Things To Do If You’re Not Going To Rhinebeck…

So if you are like me and you are not able to attend one of the best fiber festivals known to knitters/crocheters/ fiber folk (aka NY Sheep & Wool in Rhinebeck) which occurs yearly in October, your IG feed will likely be inundated with all things fiber from that weekend by your fibery friends. Rather…

The (over) use of #Hashtags…and your thoughts

Featured Image Credit: YouTube “What in the world is a hashtag and who cares?” was my first thought when Twitter blew up. Not being on Twitter and not having owned an Instagram account yet, I just didn’t get what all the buzz about hashtags was (or Twitter & Instagram for that matter) and it wasn’t…

The Wedding at Bald Head Island Club

Here are some pictures of a beautiful wedding my sister, my son, and I were in at Bald Head Island in North Carolina on Saturday, June 8th. The ceremony was at Old Baldy Lighthouse and the reception was at The Bald Head Island Club. The bride (and our good friend) looked beautiful in her Couture…

A trip to Jo-Ann’s & Debbie Bliss S/S 2013

I ran to Jo-Ann fabrics this afternoon to purchase some items for a bridal shower basket I am making for my friend’s wedding in June. The wedding is in Bald Head Island, NC and the shower is tomorrow. The shower is held locally and each of us bridesmaids made a basket. The idea is that…

Some of my favorite knitting pod/vid casts

I’m totally addicted to listening to knitting pod/vid casts and wanted to post some of my favorites and hopefully get some comments from you as to which ones I should add to my queue. So below is my list and mostly some characteristics that get me to continue listening to a knitting podcast is obviously…

Kitchen Kettle Village

During our stay with my in-laws, we all made a trip to Dutch country. We visited Strasburg and rode the Strasburg Rail Road. The journey started with a “45-minute train ride on America’s oldest short-line railroad – circa 1832.” The little guy loves trains so it was fun to take him to the gift shops…

I really need to work on my knitting.

I’ve been spinning so much lately that I have abandoned my poor knitting – oh no!! Lol… I get into these kicks where I get a new toy or discover a new hobby or what have you (i.e. spinning and hand dyeing) and it takes up all of my free time. I’m sure I’m not…

More tea purchases and progress made on the Puerperium Baby Cardigan

Since my last post, I’ve managed to make it to Teavana two more times and managed to spend too much money on tea. But it was so worth it. Here are my latest purchases: — Strawberry Rose Champagne — Sweet Asian Pear — Peach Momotao — Pineapple Kawaii — Strawberry Misaki — Berry Basil Blast…

Knitting & Tea…A perfect combination

On Monday, I had the opportunity to volunteer at a local mall for the Make-A-Wish foundation with my co-workers. We presented a donation from our own pockets and helped collect donations. It was a great experience. While at the mall, I stopped into a store that I’ve never given much thought to until that day….

Carter’s Birthday Weekend

Just coming off of Carter’s birthday weekend in which we celebrated with family from out of town and then family from in town. Carter had a ball at the model train museum and at his party. His birthday is actually tomorrow but his party was yesterday. I bought Carter some clothes from Old Navy and…