Latest Knitting, a Recipe for Cheese Pie, and some Tidying

This week, we’ll start with the cooking. Have you ever had the toasted ravioli at Olive Garden? We’re huge fans and were hoping to recreate the dish at home. Pepper found a wonderful copycat recipe. You can access it HERE. It’s not very difficult,…

Easter, a Downed Tree, and a Whole Lot of “God’s Eyes”

The daffodils are out at Springfield College! The girls and I noticed them (and whole-heartedly approved) when we were on campus last Friday. Other welcome spring color… Glory-of-the-Snow. Isn’t that a wonderful name for a plant? These are popping up in unexpected spots in…

The Mittens are Done! (And a Hat)

I am happy to report the Possum Yarn mittens are complete! They have even been worn. And yes, they are soft, they are warm, they are everything a pair of mittens ought to be. That is not, however, to say they are error free….

I Found My Camel Hat!

Today was a happy day in many ways. CPT America took the day off. That’s always nice. The whole family went ice skating together. That’s nice, too. And, much to my relief, I found my camel hat. This hat (which measures 12″ when stretched out)…

The Pom Pom Hat

A while back, I finished a hat. It was a pom pom hat. I usually shy away from hats with pom poms. I think you have to be a certain kind of person to wear one successfully, and I’m pretty sure I’m not that kind of…