I admit, my first love is yarn. Yarns of all types, wool, bamboo, silk, even acrylic. I have a few skeins in my stash (cough, cough) so I can't hide it. But there is one little thing that takes up only two sections of my 5x5 IKEA organizing unit. The yarn? It takes up 11 … Continue reading Bead Addiction
There has been more packing going on here. About half of my office and supplies have now been packed. All of the yarn supply was stashed into 3 large Rubbermaid bins. From this I discovered two things (1) I have a ton of yarn, I mean seriously I could wrap my house with it several … Continue reading The life of a toaster oven
I must say, since moving to Texas, I've been to more bead markets, yarn stores, farmers markets and fiber festivals than I think I've ever been to before. Talk about Texas being bigger! They do it bigger and better here. This weekend I was thrilled to travel to the Yellow Rose Fiber Producers Fiesta in Seguin, TX. … Continue reading Fibers, spinners and yarn, oh my!
Actually, today was better for me than it was for Julius Caesar. I wasn't stabbed 23 times by my friends and co-workers like he was, I just cleaned, met with friends, donated some clothes to the Goodwill and tried to find some cool new apps for my cell phone. I also got some stuff set … Continue reading Ides of March
Yes, I caved to my shopping desires today. I drove to Jo-Ann's after our morning routine of breakfast bagels (and coffee for me) and grocery shopping. I must have walked around that store for hours. I picked up beads, yarns, fabrics and trims. Then patterns and more beads, returned to yarns, over to knitting needles … Continue reading Bliss is in the karma
I couldn't help myself tonight. I went online to check some of my things in the store, make sure I did the promote thing, checked to see if any Showcases were going to be available and I stumbled into shopping. It happens. One moment you're trying to do a bit of organizing and the next … Continue reading Accidental shopping