Hope that everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving! We had a virtual get together with my DH’s family, and had our usual homemade pizza for dinner 🙂 Very thankful to have my Mom here with us, and other family member safe at their homes as well.
No socks to report on today, so I thought I’d throw in on Monday Notebooks, which nanacathy posts about somewhat regularly, and Kath at Backstage Knits recently posted about as well. Like many other people’s, my notebook/note taking routines got thrown into turmoil earlier this year, and I’ve just now gotten a new routine more… Continue reading Monday Notebooks
So I know many people (me included) craft things for Halloween, and I know even more people craft things for Christmas. Is anyone crafting anything for Thanksgiving? Other than food, I mean. Some holidays have all the crafty glory – yarn colorways and patterns, special knit kits, holiday appropriate quilting fabric and patterns… Is there… Continue reading 2nd-String Crafting Holidays
Following up her fun quiz on favorite foods, Karen at Nothing But Knit has come up with one on dining out at restaurants. Since the quarantine for COVID 19, eating out in restaurants has been pretty unusual for many people, if it happens at all. So here’s a chance to talk about your restaurant experiences… Continue reading Dining Out: A Quiz
Karen as Nothing But Knit came up with another fun quiz – this one on favorite foods! Feel free to answer in the comments or leave a link to your post if you’re answering on your blog. Here we go. What is your favorite food? Do you have a favorite dessert that you can’t pass… Continue reading Favorite Foods: A Quiz
As October started, I had all kinds of big plans for ALL the Halloween knitting I was going to get done. It turns out those big plans would have been achievable if 1) I was retired, and 2) I didn’t need to sleep. Here’s what the plan looked like: So what of that did I… Continue reading Big Plans
Like many people in this week leading up to Halloween DH and I have been watching spooky movies and TV, and spent some time talking about what makes a show or movie spooky to us. Which made me wonder – what is spooky viewing for you? I will answer below – feel free to share… Continue reading Haunted Transmissions: A Spooky Viewing Quiz
For anyone who likes:– Simon Pegg– Nick Frost– Ghost hunting– Making fun of ghost hunting– Horror/comedy You may want to check out Truth Seekers, which premiers this Friday on Amazon, and possibly elsewhere. It looks pretty great!
Virtually no knitting news to talk about today – it was our anniversary! 25 years with this guy. It’s been an interesting time so far – looking forward to 25 more 🙂