I am so thankful. For my husband. For my children, all eight of them. The children's apple turkeys - oldest to youngest, left to right For my extended family. For my friends, near and far. Those I've met, and those I've yet to meet. For the fact that I can walk, move my hands, see, … Continue reading Thanksgiving
This is all over the internet so I'd be surprised if anyone hasn't found out by now, but I just had to join in the excitement! Elder Porphyrios has been canonized by the Ecumenical Patriarchate!! His new feastday is December 2nd. Holy Saint Porphyrios pray to God for us!
I realized the other day that all but one of Miss Moppet's sweaters are too big for her still. Considering I had grounded myself from anything strenuous (like walking through the house more than three times a day) I decided the best solution was to knit one. I started this little cardigan on Monday and … Continue reading Yarn Along: Cardigan for Moppet
I must take this opportunity to publicly thank Vicki for the absolutely exquisite gown she made Miss Moppet. It arrived in the mail yesterday (but I was feeling too poorly to do more than ooh and ahh and set it aside for this morning). She made it during my pregnancy and spent the time working … Continue reading Beautiful Dress
This is a great article on the need to take the postpartum time to REST. I often see or hear of women pushing themselves to return to normal as quickly as possible after birth. In a hurry to get their life and body back they jump into a myriad of activities at warp speed, … Continue reading Using those forty days to REST.
This is the first Yarn Along that includes the model!! Here is our newest little one wrapped in her seed stitch blanket. It's so stretchy and not too big and has quickly become my favorite! I got gung-ho on socks the week before delivery and never got finished photos of the last two pairs. Here … Continue reading Yarn Along: The Modeling Begins…