No one even stirring…except me, that is. Over the brownie bowl.

Sometimes, it’s nice to be up when no one else is. Especially living in the city, while theoretically there are handfuls and handfuls of people up and about, it feels entirely peaceful, like you are the only one still blinking. Alas, that is what I did last night since I had no obligations or workContinue reading “No one even stirring…except me, that is. Over the brownie bowl.”

Sock on the mantle? Meh! Try the feet.

Wow, who would have thought I’d be knitting so many socks this winter, since generally speaking, up to this point, I’ve actually taken little to no pleasure in the creation of these toasty feet wonders. And now, I may say, I’m a semi-convert. I won’t go out on a limb and declare myself full-blown sockContinue reading “Sock on the mantle? Meh! Try the feet.”

Meow…a gift-wrapped kitty cat?

I mentioned my future sister-in-law’s own sister had a baby shower this past weekend. She’s meant to be welcoming her first girl, to which I knitted up the Presto Chango Sweater in a soft, pale yellow cotton-wool blend along with some adorable mary jane booties in a similar color which had flecks of pink, orange,Continue reading “Meow…a gift-wrapped kitty cat?”

I feel a little bit bored…will someone take me to the pub?

…”Only if you wear this beautiful neck gift…” Over the holiday break, I took a wee bit of a hiatus from the sock and baby knitting to quickly whip out yet another scarf for gifties. And what I wanted, I got. Using an “ebony” colorway (which is really just a deep gray bulky yarn withContinue reading “I feel a little bit bored…will someone take me to the pub?”

Success in fake socktoberfest!

I finally finished both socks! Over the holiday, I got some serious knitting done (after finally completing all things baby I had to do for a baby shower that has since come and gone) and one thing I dedicated much of my time to was getting things off the needles before casting on others. AndContinue reading “Success in fake socktoberfest!”


There are some days when I wish I were back on the piggie. One of those days is today. Especially after I stumbled upon To Be Mrs. Marv’s brilliant blog about variations on the delicious classic Grilled Cheese, which boasted a whole host of strange ingredients together betwixt bread with the constant cheese that soundedContinue reading “Yup…cheese.”