Monthly Archives: November 2015

Getting ready for Advent

Up until this year, I have been using a little handmade advent calendar – little bags I made quite a while ago and refilled every year. This year, the big boy was utterly desperate for one of those advent calendars that … Continue reading

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Yarn Along

The season of secretive knitting has begun, where Yarn Along posts have to remain somewhat mysterious in case the recipient reads along. So there is some gift knitting on the needles – this one is a big project and almost … Continue reading

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In the Kitchen

I lost my cooking mojo a bit recently, but I stocked up on some good stuff and can feel it coming back. I was given the Deliciously Ella book for my birthday, and finally started trying some new recipes. A delicious … Continue reading

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Yarn Along

I am knitting another First Point of Libra (gift knitting time has officially begun!). Lovely and easy garter stitch rows, perfect movie knitting. Reading (yes, actually reading): A Game for All the Family, a slightly creepy thriller by Sophie Hannah I … Continue reading

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Hello, November

We’ve had a busy time with some family members off on travels, a lovely house guest, a birthday celebration, the end of the autumn holiday and starting to get back into our routines. November arrived, shrouded in a thick fog, and it’s … Continue reading

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