Archive for November, 2011
I had a craft stall at a community event on Sunday. It wasn’t the busiest event but the entertainment was excellent. There was even a panto!
The servants had the suitcase out again yesterday and were muttering about winning some kind of competition to sleep in Ikea before they took off and left us alone for the night. They are back exclaiming how strange it was to be sleeping in a bedroom department with 98 other people. I don’t believe them [...]
It’s the first Sunday in Advent so surely time for a Christmas linkity! Kitty! How about some classic Simon’s Cat Christmas? How about presenting someone you love with a gift hand-crafted with cat hair? Crafty! Why not knit that Star Wars lover in your life their own Death Star? Or build them a Death Star [...]
Jeanne recommended this to me a while ago and handed me her copy whilst we were out there with them to take home with me. Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons by Lorna Landvik The story is about the friendship of five women who live in Freesia Court in Minneapolis who are brought together during a [...]
I started these mittens a while back but now I’ve gotten to the fingers I felt a bit uncertain about them. So I figured they might look nicer knit in the round… My only problem is that there is this slight saggy bit at the ends. Perhaps I should have taken the yarn all the [...]
Have a wonderful holiday! Snoopy certainly cooks up my kind of meal
It is probably looking very different now but we were blown away by how crazy the Mall of America was. The best part was all the Caribou Coffee shops which enabled me to sit down a lot and, of course, See’s Candy who make the best chocolate I’ve ever eaten in the US. We were [...]
This is my Christmas cake all baked and ready for feeding with brandy. Now I need to stash it away from greedy kittens. Hopefully, Louie is still safely in MN with his blueberry pie!
I’ve been making a load of new bracelets for craft markets. They are fun to do and I love exploring the different possibilities of colour. Sirius loves them because they dangle and that can only mean one thing … Play!!! He and Tamyra have been up to naughtiness today. She fished out some discarded carrot [...]