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Buttermints Baby Blanket

“Heirloom” is knitting code for “This pattern is so difficult that you would consider death a relief.  ~Stephanie Pearl-McPhee, At Knit’s End:  Meditations for Women Who Knit Too Much I promised I’d start sharing my knitting and crocheting projects with you and I’m starting with a baby blanket I crocheted for my grandbaby Madeline May.…

Good Enough to Eat…Almost

I am intrigued by knitted and crocheted food. I have no idea why. It serves no purpose, I just love it. Sushi, cupcakes, breakfast food, animal crackers…I love it all. This year my resolution is to knit or crochet at least 10 food items. So, if you read my last post (which I retracted because…

Creating Ambience While You Cook

photograph by Melissa Placzek Cooking the evening meal is one of my favorite things to do. I light candles, play a soothing CD, and sip a glass of wine as I cook. I like to have a fragrant bouquet of flowers of a bowl of tangy lemons on the counter to delight my senses when…