Tag Archives: winter

Candy Corn Day October 30th

30 degrees when I awoke this morning and it is national Candy Corn day.  What better way to start than with a warm cup of coffee! To keep it warm on this brisk morning and in celebration of national Candy … Continue reading

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Broomstick Lace Wristlet

As the weather is turning cooler here in Tennessee, my thoughts are turning to warm accessories to help avert the chill in the air while still maintaining my “cool”.  That means adding a little warmth in the layering but not … Continue reading

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Tatted Icicles

We will be having so much fun Monday during tatting class.  The project for the day will be a Christmas ornament – an icicle.   The one I made for demonstration has a silver thread running through it but I … Continue reading

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No egg; no nog – egg nog

A great recipe for those who don’t usually like eggnog this recipe is a great substitute.  Enjoy!! 1 pkg (4 serving) instant pudding mix (I use sugar free) 8 oz.  Cool Whip ( I used lite) 1/2 Cup Sugar ( … Continue reading

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Granny Square, er …Pentagon???

Another quick gift Christmas idea was shared yesterday at Crochet, Etc. club.  It was a crocheted granny square modified to be a pentagon then folded in the shape of a stocking and sewn together.  So simple, so quick, so easy!!! … Continue reading

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Christmas special!!

These hats were so popular at the Artlandia Christmas show that I ran out of them so I am offering a Christmas special to all those who have inquired.  If you order your hat before December 8th, 2012, the price … Continue reading

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Cloches, Cloches, Everywhere!

I have been having fun with this pattern.  The hat itself is fairly quick to make; it is the design for the band that takes me a while.   Each takes on a character of its own and I try to make … Continue reading

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Spicy Snacks To Warm a Cold Day

Another cold day here.  It makes it hard to get motivated. Of course I had to break now and then for a snack and I had wanted to try Ellie Krueger’s Spicy Almonds http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/healthy-appetite-with-ellie-krieger-/spiced-almonds-recipe/index.html  so I switched my creative juices … Continue reading

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Cold, Cold, Creativity

The warmer temperatures did not last long.  The cold wind started last night and was accompanied by bands of heavy snow and low visibility.  I don’t think I was ever so blessed as to be in a warm home.  Being … Continue reading

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Temperatures Rising!

Winter rushed in to give us a taste of what cold weather is really about this week and I retreated to my cozy rocker with my yarn and crochet hook.  I am still working on the ski band pattern and … Continue reading

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