Citrus Hat

Now that fall is officially upon us, it is time to start knitting winter hats.  I have had this free pattern lying around for a while.  Needing an easy project to take with me, I dug this pattern out of my pile and grabbed some yarn that was given to me.  Continue reading

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Buffalo Pretzels

Football season is in full swing.  Whether you are tailgating, or watching the game at home, food is an important part of the festivities.  Check out this easy recipe for Buffalo Pretzels.  It combines the salty/ crunchy element we all love, with a kick.

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How much is that Doggy in the window?

Today she is available for free!!!!

While at the yarn store the other day, I found this gorgeous yarn on sale.  It is a super soft boucle.  I purchased three skeins and was determined to knit a light weight throw blanket from it. Continue reading

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Pumpkin Bread

Today is officially the first day of fall.  Even though the kids are back to school, the weather has not turned cool (or at least not here in Texas).  To help get you in the fall mood, I want to share my mother’s pumpkin bread recipe with you.

This makes a wonderful breakfast, or after school treat.

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AHG Merit Badge Help – Best Me I Can Be #9

Sleep is an important part of each of our lives, or it should be.  Sleep deprivation in children can cause poor academic performance, irritability, lack of coordination, and it can slow their growth.  In adults, chronic sleep deprivation can contribute to obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease. And while we may like to sleep in on Saturday, there is no way to make up for sleep we have lost.

A good sleep routine is important for all of us.  AHG includes the need for sleep in the Best Me, I Can Be Merit Badge.  In order to be your best, you need sleep. Continue reading

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This Little Piggy Went to Market

Included in my recent knitting adventures is this adorable pig.

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Crochet Purple Baby Hat

Just when you thought I was done knitting purple baby hats for Period of Purple Crying, I decided to throw in a crocheted hat.  My crochet skills are still in their infancy, so you know this is a very simple hat to create.  Continue reading

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