Making a photo tutorial for the hair. #chocolatemintsinajardolls #crochet

Making a photo tutorial for the hair. #chocolatemintsinajardolls #crochet

Making a photo tutorial for the hair. #chocolatemintsinajardolls #crochet

Making a photo tutorial for the hair. #chocolatemintsinajardolls #crochet

6yo: I can’t help in the kitchen if I don’t have an apron. 

So I made an apron. She outgrew the one I made before.

6yo: I can’t help in the kitchen if I don’t have an apron.

So I made an apron. She outgrew the one I made before.

I am writing up a pattern for the #chocolatemintsinajardolls #crochet

I am writing up a pattern for the #chocolatemintsinajardolls #crochet

I started a #crochet bag because I didn’t have enough WIPs.

I started a #crochet bag because I didn’t have enough WIPs.

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Big Pile of Wips {Wednesday’s WIPs}

Big Pile of Wips {Wednesday’s WIPs}

big pile of wips

I am still working on my blanket, my viajante and a crochet bag.  All of them slow projects.  Which right now works for me.  I also made a project bag yesterday.

My new #knitting project bag.I used EmmalineBags‘ tutorial to make it.  My handles were much smaller than the ones she used and I didn’t adjust the pattern size accordingly, but I am still pleased with the results

The inside of the #knitting bag

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Reading, crafting and experimenting in the kitchen

Reading, crafting and experimenting in the kitchen

I have been wanting to try making meringues since forever. Yesterday, on a whim I whipped up a batch. It wasn’t as hard as I thought it would be but they weren’t as good as I wanted them to be either. I think I needed to bake them at a lower temperature. I will definitely be trying them again. I have very fond memories of my mother’s baked Alaska. It was the most wonderful dessert ever. Soft…

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It only took 3 iterations before I finally got the pants right. #crochet #amigurumi

It only took 3 iterations before I finally got the pants right. #crochet #amigurumi

I am loving this #crochet blanket. My only gripe is that it is not getting done fast enough.

I am loving this #crochet blanket. My only gripe is that it is not getting done fast enough.

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Is it winter yet?

Is it winter yet?

I have a serious problem with summer. I hate it. I know. Most people like summer. It means vacations, trips, down time, fun, the beach, and all that. For me it just means it is really too hot to go out, the sun is too bright it hurts my eyes and all around misery. I have failed at making friends here. Or actually I did manage to make friends but they tend to leave the country. Or leave in the…

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