Hello all! As we head into the summer months up here in Vermont, the hooks are flying, and this time they are fishing hooks! My husband is an avid fly-fisherman, so by default, so am I. While my time fishing with him pre-kids meant sitting on the shore reading cookbooks or crocheting, now it’s making sure the little ones stay out of the water, minimizing … Continue reading The real “hook it and cook it”
I hope this post finds all of you readers well! I recently took at 4 1/2 hour (turned 6 hour thanks to toddler puke and traffic) road trip to Pennsylvania and was able to do lots of crocheting in the car. I made sure to pack lots of yarn, patterns and tools. I’d like to share with you some things that I packed and find … Continue reading Everyone loves helpful hints
…like a crocheter who ran out of the same dyelot mid project. Unfortunately, I am well versed in this catastrophe. After it happening a few times though, you can bet your fantastic fiberart fanny that it won’t be happening again if I can help it. Now, for those of you that are unfamiliar with the phenomenon called the dyelot, it is a number that is … Continue reading Hell hath no fury….
Well, for those of you that know me, I love a good cocktail. Now, there’s no better way to celebrate the start of something new than with a good drink. Today I whipped up a true nod to Vermont and the sweet summertime. Here is my take on a mojito: The Citrus Maple Mojito. Everything here in Vermont comes in a maple version, and this … Continue reading Let’s Get This Party Started!
Hello and welcome! As you have already guessed, this is a new blog where you can find lots of projects, recipes and links to the things that I love and enjoy (and hopefully you do too.) While I am no stranger to technology, I must say I have used social media in very small doses and with many reservations. I got my first smart phone … Continue reading Here we go!