Hello, hello my friends! If anyone at all is reading this, welcome back! I don't feel as though I did that well this week, I did make a few purchases I didn't need. I think I feel as though I did very poorly because I had some purchases to make that aren't things I would… Continue reading No Spend November, week two.
Well, here we are again. The beginning of November. Every year, I always exclaim that I can't believe it's already here! Yet here is comes, predictable and unchangeable as ever. To view previous No Spend November posts, Click here. As you can see, I always start off strong with documenting, but then fizzle out. Well,… Continue reading No Spend November – it’s back!
Who doesn't love an easy, yummy, quick protein filled mug cake? I know I sure love it. (Please excuse my nails, I have been dyeing yarn.) Let's jump right in! Ingredients: 2 tablespoons Arrowhead Mills protein flour (5 grams protein)1 tablespoon monk fruit sugar1 scoop Quest Nutrition milkshake protein powder (22 grams protein)1 egg (6… Continue reading Protein Brownie Mug Cake
I am so close to finishing another pattern. I just want to knit one more sample for photos! It doesn't help that I just started playing World of Warcraft again - which is the world's biggest time suck. So, I figured I'd pop in and share some of my favorite things! Hedgegog Fibres is one… Continue reading These Are a Few of My Favorite Things
Free knitting pattern for some basic fingerless mitts.
This is made from yarn I found in my local yarn shop, called flock, and I developed the pattern around the yarn. That’s how much I fell in love with it. Normally, I develop a pattern then go find yarn that fits it. This pattern is super easy, takes less than a skein, and a… Continue reading Simple Mitts
Well, it's officially December. Which means for me, it's officially Christmas season! And today, I used that as an excuse to make my all time favorite Christmas cookies- they're a staple from my childhood- candy cane cookies. First off, make sure you have a super cute helper. Make a batch of red and white dough:… Continue reading Candy Candy Cookies
The winds have picked up on my little island the past couple of days and summer is well and truly behind us. New England can be funny in the fall - one day it's 70 degrees and humid, and the next your hands are numb. Magdalena and I take our two year old, rambunctious (but… Continue reading Making, not Buying
Buy the pattern on Ravelry! What a labor of love this little pattern has been! Well, for the most part it kind of just came together. I was knitting a stocking for several someone specials and wanted them all to be different, so started designing charts for the third one. My daughter loved the hearts… Continue reading Magdalena’s Heart
Me with a homemade fancy coffee I made with my milk frother I mentioned in my last post. So, the first couple of days of No Spend November were easy. November third was a bit hard. I knew it would be a tough challenge as I am a compulsive spender and I love takeout. And… Continue reading Some Bumps in the No Spending Road