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WIP Wednesday- Muddling Through

This post isn't so much about knitting, though I am totally engrossed in my latest project. At the moment I feel like I'm the work in progress... crafting a life worth living despite recent challenges, family dramas, and the stress that comes with rearing teenagers. This moment in time requires resourcefulness, flexibility, and compassion. I'm… Continue reading WIP Wednesday- Muddling Through

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WIP Wednesday- Cloud Sail Shawl

At the beginning of August I started working on the Cloud Sail Shawl. It has replaced the TV knitting I enjoyed while working on my Zebrino Shlanket earlier in the summer. It's made with Fyberspates Cumulus lace weight yarn. The blend of mulberry silk and alpaca fibers is super soft and an absolute pleasure to… Continue reading WIP Wednesday- Cloud Sail Shawl

Craft · Personal · Recipes

One Lonely Shopper in a Deserted City

It might seem a strange time to replace my car, since travel restrictions may soon be in place as Ireland prepares for a potential lockdown, but my car has been in the garage for several months, and I need another seven seater. My mechanic made clear that it's more expensive to fix my old car… Continue reading One Lonely Shopper in a Deserted City

Craft · Gratitude · Motherhood

Prematurity Awareness Month

As Thanksgiving is just around the corner, I thought it's a good time to start posting about gratitude. November is also Prematurity Awareness Month. Today (and every day) I am thankful for the preemie in my life. A Facebook memory popped up this morning with a photograph of Blessing at 6 months. I thought I'd… Continue reading Prematurity Awareness Month