Various things have been making their way into the house over the past few weeks. Gifts of diapers, clothes, sippy cups, etc. I must say, this is the first time I've ever received, three days before the baby's arrival, a box of... ...mutton. I've never cooked mutton before, never actually eaten it (although I liked … Continue reading Unexpected, um, "adventure"
Some photos from the parish's Greek Festival today:
I finished the second sock last night late. I couldn't go to bed until I had grafted the toe. Can you say, obsessed? (c; Ravelry page I figured out how to do the heel so it's done properly on the second sock. I was so excited to realize that I understood the pattern directions this … Continue reading Yarn Along: First Socks!
Today I finished my first ever sock. (c: Honestly, this is a serious achievement! Free Pattern Father has been wanting French onion soup and decided to make it tonight. Such a good day for both soup and socks: cloudy and cool. *Sigh* (c: I love it when October feels like October is supposed to feel. … Continue reading Soup and Socks
Good news from the Holy Synod!! [October 18, 2013 Syosset, NY] The Holy Synod of Bishops of the Orthodox Church in America concluded its fall session on Thursday, October 17, 2013. His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon, chaired the session, which opened two days earlier. According to Archpriest Eric G. Tosi, OCA Secretary, in addition to hearing … Continue reading Services for preborn infants approved by the Holy Synod of the OCA
Doesn't this photo deserve a good caption? (c; Simply for the honor and glory of the thing (since I'm in no condition to be trying to mail out prizes) come up with your best caption (or captions) and put them in the comments section. We'll pick the best ones and post them in a few … Continue reading Caption Contest
Today I was trying to decide what to do with a stack of old washcloths and realized that if cut in half and then folded in half lengthwise, they would make good centers for preemie diapers. After receiving those adorable preemie diaper covers, I figured out that my smallest prefolds were too long for them. … Continue reading Preemie Cloth Diapers
A few days ago I finished the interminable seed-stitch blanket. It's washed now and ready to be put in my hospital bag. I also made a quick knit hat to go with it. I just haven't been able to get in the mood for any knitting or crocheting. Such a shame, because I have all … Continue reading Yarn Along: Tying Up Loose Ends
Yarn Along is a little late this week... It was a rough week. I overdid it yesterday (although I feel like I don't have much to show for it). After five loads of laundry I started having some worrying symptoms. Don't start lecturing...Father already put the kibosh on any more laundry for me (I am … Continue reading Yarn Along: In Bed