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We are Knitters Kide Sweater Kit Review & Giveaway

Kide sweater knitting | We Are Knitters | House by the Bay

This sweater kit was provided by We Are Knitters for free but all thoughts and opinions are my own. Let me start by saying that this sweater took me waaaaay longer than I expected – not because of anything to do with the pattern, just because we adopted our kitten when I was about halfway through […] Read more…

Goals and Planning for 2017

Goals-planning-2017

Hey! How’s your January been going? Did you have a nice holiday?   As I mentioned in my last post I decided to take a few weeks “vacation” to focus on family and coursework. And you know what? It was great. Our first Christmas without dad was difficult, but there was still a lot of […] Read more…

The Perfect Beach Quilt

Beach Quilt Model

Last weekend Chris and I went to a friend’s cottage. It was the perfect place to take my latest beach quilt for a spin (and take some photos).  This was a really quick quilt that came together in about three days. It has a variety of nautical prints in blues, reds and greys. My favourites […] Read more…

Hello 2016 – My Word of the Year is Make

My Word of the Year: Make

Okay, So I know I’m a little late welcoming the new year, but I’ll be completely honest, 2015 was a hard one for me. My father went into hospital in March for surgery and almost a year later he hasn’t left while that was happening, change and layoffs at my full-time job seemed to add […] Read more…

2015 Resolutions

  I’ve never been one to make resolutions, but inspired by the one word challenge I decided to pick a word for my goals for 2015. And for me, that word is COMMIT. I have a tendency to start things, not commit to them because I get discouraged, or distracted, or, to be completely honest […] Read more…