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Saturday, February 26, 2011

Publish Hat Photo

Bev - at BevsCountryCottage.com - made a new page for the Toronto Baby Hat pattern and added my photo along with another Raverler's photo - I love the 2 pics being there so you can see how the hat looks with different yarns, with the brim down or with it up, with a pom pom or without - cute! Thanks for using my hat's picture Bev!
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Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Toronto Baby Hat


Bev, over at BevsCountryCottage.com, put a call out on Ravelry for some photos for patterns she had designed.

I made the Toronto Preemie Hat. The pattern was really easy to follow and the hat is super cute! Thanks for the great pattern Bev!

I used Bernat's Baby Jacquard yarn (06317 Easter Basket) - I never knitted with it before and really loved it, I think I might make some booties now.


CLICK HERE for the free pattern
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Sunday, February 13, 2011

Mr. Right !

Why, oh why can't I meet a guy like this ?

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Friday, February 11, 2011

The world has gone all kinds of crazy


I have spent my whole life being told there are 9 planets... then about 4 years ago, the powers that be decide that Pluto isn't a planet after all

Now the powers that be are trying to convince me that while I have spent 40+ years being told I am a Libra, turns out that I'm really a Virgo because all the Zodiac Signs have been changed

I don't care what they say, I will always be a Libra who believes Pluto is a planet ! So there!

IN

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Sunday, February 6, 2011

101 Things

I was reading somewhere on twopeasinabucket.com and someone posted about the website DayZeroProject.com, it is sort of where you can put your list of things you want to do (somewhat of a Bucket List) but apparently you are supposed to complete these 101 things in 1,001 days.

I have never made, what I prefer to call a Life List, things I want to do - I'm not sure if I have 101 things but I do have several things so I might as well start listing them. Some of them I have accomplished, so I am including those too...I will add to this list as I move along - maybe eventually I will have 101 things...

Here they are in no particular order (just wrote them down as they popped into my brain)

1) See the Statue of Liberty
2) See the Alamo
3) See Mt. Rushmore - DONE
4) See the Golden Gate Bridge - DONE
5) Ride a Horse
6) Learn to Knit (already know crochet) - DONE
7) Give blood at least 3 times each year (2009-DONE, 2010-DONE, 2011)
8) Read 10 classic novels
9) See the Eiffle Tower in Paris
10) Vacation in London
11) Drive across the country
12) Drive up the east coast during Autumn
13) Send a secret into PostSecret
14) Complete Photo Project 365 (2009-DONE, 2010-DONE, 2011)
15) Get to my goal weight
16) Maintain my goal weight
17) Meet Donny Osmond - DONE (more than once!!)
18) Get new carpeting for the house DONE

19) Re-wallpaper (or paint) the bathroom
20) Complete my Las Vegas Scrapbook albums
21) Complete my 2 Disney trip scrapbook albums
22) Visit DisneyWorld/Universal - again DONE
23) Write my life story (biography)
24) Make my own recipe book
25) Walk up Stone Mountain (again)
26) Walk all the way around Stone Mountain
27) Finish ALL of my "work-in-progress" craft projects - only one more to go
28) Learn to knit with double-pointed-needles
29) Knit myself this hat
30) Knit myself a pair of fingerless gloves - DONE
31) Watch all of Season 1 & 2 episodes of Fringe (before season 3 starts)
32) Clean out the living room closet - DONE
33) Clean out the hall room closet - DONE
34) Clean out my bedroom closet - DONE
35) Set up a usuable scrap room
36) Make a will
37) Take a tour of Italy
38) See the Northwestern Coast (Oregon, Washington, Toronto)
39) Go to Yosemite
40) Get regular manicures
41) ???
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