Monday, November 30, 2015


Today is the 30th which meas that it is the last day of NaBloPoMo 2015. I am glad that I decided to take part this year. I like challenging myself ad it feels good to complete one. I have not met many of my personal and arbrtitary challenges lately so I am proud to have finally finished one.

I have been thinking a lot lately about my quest to improve myself in the past few months and why I manage to sabatage myself over and over. Is it because I do not feel like I deserve to succeed? I do have low self-esteem - always have - so that could be. Is it because I really do not want what I think I do? I do not think so but you ever know. Could it be that I am not willing to work as hard as I need to? Another possibility. All I know is that I hope that I can use this small victory to motivate myself to do the things I need and want to do so I can move forward with my plans. Until next time ....

Saturday, November 28, 2015

FO: Yellow Birds of Happiness

Pattern: Bluebird of Happiness by Sarah Elizabeth Kellner 
Needles: Size 3
Yarn: Sugar 'n Cream in Yellow
Miscellaneous: fiber fill stuffing
Modifications: none
Comments: I made these for the Moms With Yarn pediatric cancer awareness KAL. The pattern is very quick, easy and cute.

Friday, November 27, 2015

Five on Friday

Well here we are the last Friday in November. I cannot believe Christmas is less than a month away. Clark and I will begin our Advent activities on Tuesday and I need to get some gifts purchased. Here is what is on my mind this week.

1) Last Saturday we had 14" of snow and this week it has been so warm it has all melted.

2) I am starting to think of things we can do on the weekends during the winter. Clark has lost interest in playing at the library and I do not want to spend a lot of money so any ideas are welcome.

3) We had a nice Thanksgiving yesterday and have enjoyed a lazy day at home today.

4) Michigan State has a big game against Penn State tomorrow. If they win it is onto Indy for the Big 10 championship game. Go green!

5) NaBloPoMo is almost over. I am glad I took part but I am ready for a little break.

Here are this week's pictures.

Snowball fight!


Spending a lazy day with mama

Bowling time!

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

FO: Clark's Spidey Blanket

Needles: size 8 
Yarn: Red Heart Super Saver in Cherry Red and Royal
Modifications: I did not do the crochet webbing because a) I do not crochet and b) I wanted this thing done
Comments: this is huge (55" diameter) and was a beast to knit but he loves it and that is all that matters. The pattern actually is very easy and I would recommend it if you are up for it.

Tuesday, November 24, 2015


A list I need to keep in mind.