I have a lot of those spaces. The troublesome ones. Awkward angles. Terrible organization. Devoid of any pretties. A habitual dumping grounds for all. The entryway has it all. It is a defined entryway but small. I don’t need a big space but this has too many corners and weird things going on. Did I mention it is small? From the front door, you see nearly everywhere. On the way to the kitchen is a closet on the right and … Continue reading
Once again, we began our day with Grandma’s surprise gift. This puzzle book was used all…. day…. long…. No complaint from me until it gets in the way of doing the things we need to do. My husband joined me for breakfast when I mentioned I was making a smoothie. His favorite shake is Burgerville’s Chocolate Monkey and since we can only get that in Oregon, I made an attempt at it. And, surprise! I put spinach in it (which … Continue reading
A new puzzle atlas book greeted Miss K when she arrived at the table this morning. Grandma had been to Half Price Book and, knowing of Miss K’s love of maps, puzzles, and books, picked up this book for her last night leaving it for Miss K to find. Predictably, she “wasn’t hungry” for breakfast. Or lunch…. Or dinner. I have been scheduling an hour of Lair Care into my morning right between Miss K’s school and lunch. It has … Continue reading
I gotta say… Ironing helps! I learned this trick from Attic 24. Pin down the corners and then HOVER the iron over your work being careful not to touch your yarn. Steam it up! It is a quick process and makes a big difference in how your triangles look! (Or squares, etc.) Nope, my triangle edges are not straight and I’m okay with that.
I had five projects that I wanted to get done in September. I decided on these five things in the last few days of August. I had the materials for one project. I was nearly done with another project (seriously, fifteen minutes away from done). And so really, I thought I had three more time-consuming projects to spread throughout the month. On Sunday, I realized I had little more than a week left on Sunday and five projects left to … Continue reading