I work in a forest and the view from my office window is like looking out of a tree house. It sounds great, and usually is, but lately I’ve been staring at my computer all day and have hardly even glanced at my treee-house view, much less actually set foot on a trail. The work [...]
Category Archive for 'Winter'
January is so nice. It may be my favorite month. Christmas with all it’s holiday craft-show and present-making frenzy is over, the kids have lots of beautiful new things to entertain them, my birthday (and that of my lovely mother) are this month, my job is pretty mellow and there’s lots of time for knitting [...]
TWO days! Christmas morning is barreling down on us and my Facebook feed is full of people looking for last-minute gift and stocking stuffer ideas. If that’s you, I’ve got a great recipe for Christmas tree, peppermint and gingerbread playdough. This playdough is festive, a big hit with the little ones and super easy to [...]
I love making paper snowflakes and was excited to learn a fancy new (to me) technique from a co-worker 2 Christmases ago. She and I made so many snowflakes that year (while we should have been working) that I actually got sore spots on my thumb and finger from the scissors! These snowflakes have words [...]
In the last week we’ve had snow and ice and lots of overreacting byt weather forcasters but this weekend the storm really came! We have about a foot of snow and it’s still coming down. This is Portland, people! We usually get a little snow and some ice but this is nuts. The first …
I have pictures of what I’ve been up to since my last post. Knitting, knitting and more knitting. I knitted some bath puffs out of cotton chenille for my girlfriends and was in such a hurry to send them off that I forgot to take a picture. They turned out really cute and just when [...]