Monthly Archives: December 2010


These are my favorite cookie of the entire year.  There’s something distinctly holiday-cookie-ish (it’s a term, really) about them, but sometimes I make them in Spring, Summer and Fall just because I love them so much. They are perfectly chewy … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas Everyone.

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Two Finished Stockings

Two finished stockings, hanging over the fireplace: Our first home, our first fireplace, our first stockings.  That simple phrase makes me very happy, and I’m really pleased that I was able to create these for our lives together.  And that … Continue reading

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Mushroom Bourguignon

This is one of the most delicious things I have ever eaten.  It’s a vegetarian adaptation of Julia Child’s Beef Bourguignon as invented by Smitten Kitchen.  As that brilliant food blogger discovered, all the wonderful flavors that make Beef Bourguignon … Continue reading

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Stocking number 2

I finished Rob’s stocking a little over a week ago.  Mostly.  I stitched his name on, but didn’t like how it came out, so I ripped it out and stitched it on again.  Then I realized when I flattened out … Continue reading

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The Joy of Christmas Spinning

I’ve been working on my latest yarn for about two weeks now.  It’s a nice BFL mix from Miss Babs in the Lake Michigan colorway. It didn’t take too long to spin.  I only made one long single with the … Continue reading

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I’m going to write a Novel…

I stole this from the Pub Rants blog, but it made me laugh so hard I’m posting it anyway. 390px; width: 640px”>

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