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Wednesday, September 5, 2012

back to the yarn along

I have been missing the past few weeks.  Not because I wanted to be gone, but life happens, and sometimes it is easiest to step back from things like the blog to live the life I write about :-)  And more importantly, yesterday was our first official day of homeschool.  We are very excited to be starting this journey!  And the day went wonderfully - well until my kids decided their typical rest time wasn't needed.


I am currently working on a scarf in a lovely cream colored cotton yarn.  It is a skinny type fashion scarf, and is knitting up quite nicely if I do say so myself!  I don't have anything else lined up to knit after this, so I am hoping to get serious about my Christmas knitting and crafting and make a plan...the plan that I have been attempting to put together for the past month!

Which brings me to the book I am reading.  I am currently reading, A Greener Christmas.  It is one of my go-to books every Christmas season.  There are some wonderful recipes, as well as ornaments and gift ideas.  It also has a lot of ways to use nature in decorating and making quality gifts.  I definitely recommend it if you are looking for something that is more "green" for Christmas.

I did receive a book in the mail from Lisa at Two Bears Farm called Yes, My Darling Daughter which is a gothic type novel.  I haven't started it yet, but it looks really interesting, I am sure I will have more info about it next week!

And that is what is going on here.  What are you up to?  Joining in with Ginny and her Yarn Along.

7 comments:

  1. Your scarf is pretty and the book looks right up my street. I'm itching to get crafting for Christmas but I'm knitting something for myself for the cold weather first.

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  2. Thank you Heather, I am ordering A Greener Christmas today! Last year I made all of my gifts along with the wrapping and wish to continue this year, it was a great Christmas.
    Have a great time homeschooling.

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  3. What a pretty scarf! It looks beautiful, way to get started early!!!

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  4. I love the color and the pattern of your scarf. I will have to look for A Greener Christmas...sounds like a book I just might like.

    ~~Renee

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  5. Nice to see I am not the only one struggling with the "Christmas plan". I have one pair of socks done for a stocking stuffer (except I still need to weave in the ends) and one sock half-way done on the other pair. I do have my list mostly prepared...but have yet to cross anything off it.
    Good luck

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  6. Oh that greener Christmas book sounds cool! I'll have to keep an eye out for it!

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  7. Ooh..that scarf is lovely! We also started back to homeschool yesterday and so far so good!!
    Hoping you have a wonderful "school" year! :)

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