Advent always seems to be a particularly busy season. This is easy to explain: it's the busiest time of year for my shop, we're beginning preparations for Christmas, there is a lot of hand-made work going on by multiple family members which requires my help, and we're still doing schoolwork, of course. This year we've … Continue reading Preparation
[regular blog post at the bottom below the Yarn Along post] So these are some of my recent projects. All of these went into the shop (except that last in-progress photo) but only the miniatures are left. I do like making things people enjoy! Of course, if it's not enjoyable for me then it's hard … Continue reading Yarn Along for August
These pretty roses were some of a bouquet placed on the table for a memorial service after Liturgy today. The parishioner handed them out during coffee hour for people to take home. I'm glad they made it home safely!
Moppet insisted on tea with her breakfast. Naturally Mittens had to have done too. The wildflower bouquet came from a sweet parishioner today.
A beautiful morning today! And 19 years ago on a similar, sunny, spring morning we became parents.
The children decorated for me on Holy Friday while I was dyeing eggs. I didn't have a chance to examine things properly and take pictures until this morning. This coincided with a visit from friends who were traveling home from visiting family over Pascha. We fixed a brunch for them but the only thing we … Continue reading Bright Monday: Friends and Feasting
Today: Pascha groceries Make chocolate Pascha cheese (Duchess) Alter a skirt Repair brooch Repair cross/chain Replace car tire (sigh...) Make bows for little girls Clean out fridge 12 Passion Gospels tonight
Today was a bit busy. We hit the gym this morning and then got groceries. I went out again right afterward to Hobby Lobby to get white tapers and ribbon for the baptismal candles. I also started hemming Duchess's skirt (it's a beautiful cream wool gabardine in a 1930's pattern that she found at an … Continue reading Holy Tuesday