Monthly Archives: December 2016

Happy New Year!

2016 was a real challenge and I am not sorry to see it go away.  Faced with a possible year of 2017 where anything awful might happen, eek.  We can only go forward, though, never stay in the present or … Continue reading

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Christmas Afghan Rows 4, 5, 6

        Christmas, as you may guess interrupted the work on this.  Now I can relax and crochet away. This square is 11″ x 11″ . Big!  Wooly and so soft.  It is so cold out that it is … Continue reading

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ABC Food Photos, Yes? No?

I love cooking and baking sites.  The step by steps pictures are so helpful.  Everything that isn’t fish looks so good! In November, I noticed a picture accompanying a recipe that looked like someone had taken a bite out of … Continue reading

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Christmas Afghan Rounds 2 and 3

See me whip this baby up!  Remember, the usual length of time from start to finish for me is ten years so I am rockin’ and rollin’ here. I had to resort to writing out the round two directions for … Continue reading

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DOA’s Favorite Christmas Films

I can’t put these in any order, except that my very favorite is Magoo’s Christmas Carol.  Magoo was such an odd, bumbling, cranky at times character.  He seemed an odd choice for Ebeneezer Scrooge.  Somehow, the story, the other actors, … Continue reading

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Pink Shroud Complete!

Four fairly tidy single crochet rows around my long-in-progress pink throw (labeled The Shroud by my mom) and it is complete!  I love how much prettier it looks (the picture doesn’t do it justice) and I’ll now allow the cat … Continue reading

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Christmas Afghan Using Red Heart’s Weekend Granny Throw Pattern

Trying this with Bernat Handicrafter Holidays Yarn, in variegated, sparkly white and sparkly red.  You can’t tell from the picture, but these are HUGE skeins.  I looked all over for them and finally found them at Joann’s.  I found I … Continue reading

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