Tag: spring

Shades of Summer

Sometimes I wonder how it is I can find the focus and concentration to continue on with one project and yet not another. I have things I have been working on for years as you all very well know, things that I am so… Continue Reading “Shades of Summer”

Hello May

First I just wanted to say, that I am not disappointed about the snow that is supposed to arrive tomorrow. Yes, I know it’s spring, I can’t help it. I am however worried about these little creatures Hopefully they will stay nice and warm… Continue Reading “Hello May”

Melting

Day by day the snow is quickly leaving. Birds now go out during the day While two dogs keep an eye out for winged and four legged predators Garlic is popping up through the soil And several rows of potatoes have been planted. The… Continue Reading “Melting”

The wheel isn’t turning

And that is because my spinning wheel broke today, I am hoping that it is an easy fix because I was in the middle of plying this gorgeous romney I blended together. I have been having so much fun blending batts lately, I wanted… Continue Reading “The wheel isn’t turning”

And just like that

Spring has finally arrived. Several days of 75+ weather and a rain storm has rid us of the snow..aside from a few patches here and there. Just in time for the fruit trees and berry bushes to arrive  Soon birds and the bunnies will… Continue Reading “And just like that”

One more week

I have a one week left before life starts to slow back down and everything becomes “normal” again. I’m ready to get things finished and start other projects that I have been putting off but need to get happen.  We went into negotiations with… Continue Reading “One more week”

Smells like spring 

All that snow we got is quickly melting away, we have patches of grass in our yard right now, while I know spring won’t be here for another few weeks, and I’m certain we will have a couple more light snow storms, I can’t… Continue Reading “Smells like spring “

Well folks it’s official! There is a ten year old in the house! We celebrated with a few friends at the local indoor pool, followed by a slumber party. Per the request, with a bit of hesitation from the chef, there was a Boston… Continue Reading “”

Babies 

I have hardly picked up a hook or knitting needle this week, my kids were on spring vacation (did I mention we are no longer homeschooling?! We have FANTASTIC school here), so we were busy doing other things such as:    Cleaning up the… Continue Reading “Babies “

A few rows short of a blanket

Last time on ‘The Year I Made My Own Clothes’ I had an 8 year old I was crocheting a mermaids tail blanket I found some neat artwork And we had a lot of snow. Well, I now have a NINE year old 😳,… Continue Reading “A few rows short of a blanket”