Monthly Archives: November 2017

Monthly Wrapup November 2017

I’ve had a ton of fun with the posts this month.  I tried for a wide variety and think I have that.  I’m still a fair few away from my goal of 100 posts for the year, but I’m confident … Continue reading

Posted in DOAs November Blog Challenge 2017, Monthly Wrapup

November 29th Rebus Answer

For a long time after that summer, the four Penderwick sisters still talked of Arundel. From Jeanne Birdsall’s The Penderwicks.  A sweet old fashioned story that reminded me of Edward Eager’s books without the magic.

Posted in literary rebus, rebus, rebus answers

A First Line RebusTo Finish The Month

Here you go, one last Rebus for November.   I thought the old Festisite Rebus maker wasn’t working anymore because of some popups, but, here it is.  I am also providing the same first line translated to pictures with My Rebus.  … Continue reading

Posted in literary rebus, rebus, rebus makers

Hand Quilting

I have far more crafts and materials going than anyone could ever use up.  I don’t need to know another craft, really I don’t, and I haven’t an inch of space for anymore craft materials of any kind. However, in … Continue reading

Posted in Crafty DOA, Hand Piecing, quilting

Menu Monday

I’ve found that it saves a lot of time and money to work from a weekly menu.  I just shop for ingredients I need for particular meals, use what I have on hand as much as possible, and try new … Continue reading

Posted in grocery lists, Hot Chicken Salad Casserole, monthly menus, Thanksgiving Slaw, Very Best Sloppy Joes

Sunday Comic: Detective Open-Shut and the Case of the Purloined Cupcakes

Made with Toondoo, text added with Roflbot.

Posted in comics, Detective Open Shut, From The Casefiles of Detective Open Shut, mystery cartoons, Toondoo

Series Saturday

Time to mention a few books in series I’ve enjoyed.  I started to make a list and it got long fast, so I’m focusing on science fiction and fantasy series this time around, mostly ones read in recent times.  I … Continue reading

Posted in Gemma Doyle Series, Last King of Osten Ard Series, Queen of The Tearling Trilogy, Series Saturday, The Bone Season Series, The Diviners Series, The Expanse Series

Unleash the Kraaken! …er, I Mean, Crochet, Ho Ho Ho

When I recently reorganized my yarn by brand, I also pulled out all the Christmas yarns I bought last year, in some odd, unexplainable frenzy.  It’s like I bought every type I found, at least a few.   I was thinking … Continue reading

Posted in Attic 24 Granny Stripe Afghan, Christmas Crochet, Christmas Granny Squares, Christmas Yarn, Cotton Afghan

Board Game Word Find

    C O N N E C T F O U R S V D O I N C B E U L C T W O Q T U T R B C A K C R X K … Continue reading

Posted in Board Game Word Finds, word finds

The Houseplant Garden

There’s a post up at May Dreams Gardens  called My Houseplant Revelation  in which she tries to let go of the idea that houseplants should last forever, since some are able to do so. Like her, I have two plants–trees, … Continue reading

Posted in houseplants, indoor gardening