Monthly Archives: May 2014

Spinning from Batts

Spinning from a Batt is a bit different than when you spin from roving. Typically the fibers are less aligned and therefor the finished yarn has a more “artsy” appearance. A Batt is created using a Drum Carder. The carder … Continue reading

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Knit Toys for Baby

I’m getting anxious for the baby to arrive. As you may have read, my daughter is expecting her 1st child on July 2nd. We had a Shower for her a couple weeks ago. I also posted the Park Day Play … Continue reading

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The Plant Recipe Book – Review

  Today I’m reviewing a book that’s a bit out of my usual wheelhouse. I’ve tried the whole ‘gardening thing’ without a lot of success. Evidently I do better with fur than leaves. And living in south Georgia comes with … Continue reading

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Game of Thrones KAL

I joined in on a Game of Thrones KAL (offered by Kristen Ashbaugh-Helmreichon on Ravelry) a few weeks ago. I’m using some yarn from my stash, Unique Sheep, Tinsel Toes in Evergreen. I bought it some time ago at SAFF. … Continue reading

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Bake Your Own Sandwich Buns

There’s no denying it. Bread just tastes better when it’s fresh baked. It does take a while but the end result and the luscious smell emulating from the oven makes it all worth it! And with Memorial Day right around … Continue reading

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Play Day Park Set for Baby

I have been working on some gifts for my Grandbaby To Be. The baby is due the beginning of July. I made this cute Play Set for it ( I have to say “it” because we don’t know the sex). … Continue reading

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Topsy-Turvy Inside-Out Knit Toys, A Book Review

I found another really cute book to review for you. It’s called Topsy-Turvy Inside-Out knit toys,  by Susan  B. Anderson, published by Artisan. Books. It’s full of sweet little toys that you can knit.  Even the cover is fun with … Continue reading

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A Baby Shower for My Daughter

Baby Showers are such a fun way to welcome in an upcoming member of the world. This past weekend we had a shower for my daughter. I had lots of fun preparing for it. Did you see my Diaper Cake … Continue reading

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How to “Bake” a Diaper Cake

I’m sure you’ve seen Diaper Cakes, perhaps at a recent Baby Shower you attended or online somewhere. They are an adorable way to use disposable diapers to decorate for a shower, yet it leaves the diapers undamaged so they can … Continue reading

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Home Made Honey Butter

Looking for a quick indulgence that will give you the perfect morning pick up? Try making some Honey Butter! I made some today using the honey I helped gather myself when I accompanied Brian Higgins, owner of Dixie Bee Company. … Continue reading

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