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The other day Miss Chompy drew a picture for me.


It was a very important picture, this one. She told me that I should hang it up so that Jiffy and I would never forget.


We’ll remember, Chompy.




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Super Bowl 2015


Having been around a little bit of football in my day, it must be concluded that…


Superbowl is a pretty big deal in these parts.


Such a big deal in fact, that once the people started arriving and the food was spread out, I stopped taking pictures, because, well because I was watching the game.


But this was a very interesting year because we are across the board–big Patriots fans.


But there are a few among us who adore the Seahawks too. And that’s perfect.


Then of course, we have the Viking fans…

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and the BYU fans all mixed up in one room. But it was after all, football and seriously, for people like us, no matter what the colors…

that’s enough.



On It Goes~


Just added a couple more pretty pillows to the shop. The ponies were Miss Chompy’s idea because she came with me to the fabric store. No, there wasn’t any passing up this fabric. The second I had one made–she claimed it. Luckily, I made a few more.


Had just enough of this fabric for the Viking’s fan to get one- and one more for the shop.

Fun little roll I’m on these days.



Granny Ripple For Baby

We have a couple new babies making their appearance here in the next few months–which for me, means that I have some huge hookey work to do. Babies—babies! Tons of them!! Could anything possibly be more fun?

My first project is this pretty little Granny Ripple. I found the instructions over at the Lazy Hobby Hopper. Turns out, she’s got step by step instructions for this lovely stitch and since I’ve been pining away since I first saw it, I figured now’s my chance.


I was very unsettled about the colors that the mom chose–just never seen this combo together. It worried me so much that I hesitated to even start because I just pictured myself pulling alllll those stitches out. But my worries were silly because as you can see, the colors are…gorgeous.

This is a soothing, almost sing-songy pattern that you’ll end up doing mindlessly before long. I love this kind of work because I don’t have to think about anything while stitching.

Anything, that is, but the pink, fluffy bit of sweetness that will be nestled in it’s warmth in just a few short months.




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