Success is Me

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It’s been a few days since I last wrote. I got busy deep into some projects that I have been working on. Turns out that the third time really is the charm. After one side-restart that failed, I completely unraveled the project and started fresh. I was able to easily finish the bag this time. Looks like rather than having sides miscounted, it was the bottom rows that I had wrong. So yay for me! Continue reading »


Happy Fourth of July!!

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Happy Fourth of July everyone! Hope you all had a great day and enjoyed some great family time and/or patriotic festivities. My family and I joined one of our “adopted” families for Fourth of July this year. I am stuffed, and that is from the leftovers that we brought home. Due to the rain, we missed the big fireworks show, but we’ll survive I suppose. Probably go another weekend and get the kiddo’s some fireworks we can shoot off. If nothing else, we’ll get some sparklers as they don’t make near as much noise. I was a bit shocked not to see more of our neighbors shooting fireworks off during the whole weekend. Normally by the Fourth, we are so tired of the fireworks going off for days in all directions, but we only heard some for about 30 minutes to an hour across the highway. C’est la vie! Continue reading »


An Oops on a Bag

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Last night was rough. I had been working several hours since Thursday afternoon working on a new backpack for my two year old, Nat. She is such a little spit fire, I chose to use a yarn in the colors or red, fuchsia, yellow, and orange. I was getting near to being down with the bag and starting on the straps when I noticed that my stitches were off by 1 each row. This, of course, leaving me with a bag that was not round, but straight up on one side while angling on the other. I was very upset at this fact. I spent over an hour unraveling the bag to the point where I knew I had the stitches right. Continue reading »