Posted by on Oct 27, 2013 in Blog Fun, Cooking, Family, Gluten Free, Knitting, Love, Writing | 2 comments

For many months now I’ve been taking pictures of stuff–life, my cooking, interesting-weird-things–always thinking, “ooh! I can post it tonight” but night is my only knitting time and… there went that idea. Instead, I think I’d like to start something different. I’d like to post a gallery of these shots on Sunday. Just pictures. If something sparks your fancy or you just want to know more, let me...

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Good Food, Plus

Posted by on Aug 2, 2013 in Blog Fun, Cooking, Family, Gluten Free |

What do you do when you’re going to your cousin’s for dinner and she’s an awesome food-n-family blogger? You make gluten free peach crumble from scratch… without a recipe… and with the odds-and-ends you have on-hand in the rental beach house…because you’re stupid. It worked out fine, though. Here’s how: before slicing peaches, using a fork blend butter (1/4-1/2C), brown sugar (1/4-1/2 C), GF flour...

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Lots of Stuff! Loads of Fun!

Posted by on Aug 1, 2013 in Blog Fun, Family, freebies, Gluten Free, patterns, Podcast |

I’m off on vacation with the family and finally have a second to post! YAY! First, I have a new cowl pattern for you! My sister asked me a few months ago if it was possible to make a knit möbius… so I designed a cowl for her! The pattern repeat is Fawn’s Eyes because my sister is a real-life Snow White. Animals approach her randomly. See: Like that. I also designed the cowl to have a lacy-pointed trim, so I included a little...

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Another reason to love Austin

Posted by on Jul 2, 2013 in Blog Fun, Cooking |

I’m here for work work (although I get to see DarkMatterKnits–Squeeee!) but I just had to share another reason why you might want to love Austin, TX: Four Meat Plate (and one of them meats is already gone...

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Guest Blogger: When is your body like a gauge swatch?

Posted by on Jun 3, 2013 in Blog Fun, Cooking, Knitting, Writing | 5 comments

Apologies to Lewis Carroll but there are similarities between making a gauge swatch and listening to the signs your body is sending you. How? Well, they’re both important. Every knitting and crochet pattern out there has that little line about taking time to check your gauge. Diet and fitness gurus are constantly telling us to eat better, whatever that may mean. But let’s be honest, do we do either one? Every single time? Be honest now. I...

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