”New Year = New thoughts, New energy, New hope, New joy!” Words from the ~♥~ of Noetic Alchemy I’m sitting here quietly thinking about the past year and the new year to come. 2011 couldn’t end fast enough for us as it has been a kicker in many ways and swaying from one hospital visit [...]
Archive for December, 2011
Not as many knits as last year… but it has been one of those years. I have been doing other things i.e. running my two businesses and making lots of jewellery in the meantime so I won’t complain too much about the total. I have had a go at some new things including some fair [...]
I’ve been working on these mittens for a while and no matter what method I try I still can’t get it right! Tension on the ones knit in the round was a bit different so going up a couple of needle sizes to see if that helps as the in the round ones looked best [...]
One of our Christmas traditions is to visit Leeds Castle on Christmas Eve to look at their amazing trees. Needless to say I was even more stupidly excited as pao’s cousin is getting married there next year and we are staying there overnight!!
Whitstable beach was where we headed after church on Christmas day so a bit of fresh air whilst the turkey was cooking. The beach was fairly deserted. We were thankful for hot soup and flasks. Someone enjoyed putting his head in the diver’s helmet until he almost broke his nose trying to get out of [...]
One of my Christmas presents is a double for Tamyra! Which is the real one?
Hope you had a wonderful day. We went to Whitstable for a walk whilst out turkey was cooking. To stave off hunger and the wind, we had flasks of hot soup before a brisk walk. Christmas has been hard for me this year and I’ve not really been looking forward to it as this year [...]
I bet even Jeanne’s neighbors couldn’t top the efforts this guy has made with his own house and the neighbors house which is attached. This year there was an extra section with a load of Santas in it. You can see this house from quite a distance even though it is surrounded by lots of [...]
I am ever so privileged to be part of the blog tour for this wonderful new book by Kristi Schueler. Kristi is the long-time author of the blog Fiber Fool and I’ve enjoyed reading and commenting on her blog for quite a while now. Not only does she post delicious recipes, interesting links and information [...]
1 medium red onion, chopped finely Olive oil 1 medium butternut squash, peeled and chopped into cubes 4 or 5 carrots, chopped into cubes 1 liter chicken or vegetable stock. I used some stock made from leftover chicken carcasses and keep in the freezer for these things. 2 tsp dried mixed herbs. If you have [...]