For The Love Of Yarn

I love to knit, and so obviously I love yarn.  I love looking at it, touching it, shopping for it, but most of all I just seem to love hoarding it.  I spend hours searching ravelry for new patterns, patterns I want to try right now, patterns I am going to try once my current…

Keep Calm and Cast On

During the hustle and bustle of the holidays it can be hard to remember to just sit back and chill. I know I forget and the result is that by Christmas Day I am an over socialized wreck. Every year at Christmas I go home for exactly five days, and those entire days are chock full…

Quick Heart Dishcloth: Last Minute Christmas Gift

Don’t you just love when people RSVP at the very last minute? Like 4 hours before dinner last minute and suddenly you are scrambling for a gift for people you had no idea were coming. That is when I pull out the knitting needles and this pattern for dishcloths. It takes 30 minutes of distracted…

Heaven by V.C.Andrews

I will begin this review by stating that I have a soft spot for Virginia Andrews and her stories.  They are by no means incredible pieces of literature but for long commutes on trains or late night bedtime reading they are great.  As a whole I prefer slightly more thought-provoking reads but sometimes you just…

Memories Of My Father

When I was six years old, my dad took me fishing for the first time. It was a weekend of many firsts actually: first camping trip, first fishing trip, first weekend away with my dad. I remember him being an almost stranger the morning he picked me up, the box of his pick up truck…