Pizza PickMeUp

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As I am trying to find new things to get my inspired, I discovered I really love making pizza. I just thought I would share my newest creations.
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The PickMeUp

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Sometimes life gets messy and my life currently is: A. Mess.

So, it’s time for me to start cleaning it up. In order to get through the chaos, I have to assign myself “projects” just like I’m back in middle school – where learning was something that is forced upon you because you had no interest in doing it if you were left to your own devices.
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Spring-Cleaning out Jars

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I woke up this weekend like a bear coming out of hibernation. I awoke to the wonderful Spring sunshine pouring in through the curtains and walked into a nice living room full of light. Birds were chirping all around just like Snow White.

Then I walk into the kitchen, my favorite room in the apartment. But all I could see was MESS. Jars stacked onto jars. All of my dry foods sitting around and my cabinets barely closing because they are packed to the gills!
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Honeycomb Hearts

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My grandma’s house is magical. There is a lake and cabin, beautiful gardens, a sugar shack where I had my wedding and barns full of treasures. There is a “happy tree” straight out of a Winnie the Pooh story.

One day, I received a picture text from my mom. The picture was a bag full of honeycomb that she found on the ground under the “happy tree” – this grand old tree is central to many memories that we grew up with. Continue Reading

Banana Coconut Buckwheat Bread

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I’ve been buying a lot of bananas recently because they are the perfect on-the-go snack. However, after a long week of long hours at work, a couple of them were left behind. They turned to that perfect sickeningly sweet – way too brown – banana bread – bananas.

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Kitty cats & Yarn balls…

There has always been a connection between cats and yarn. Thinking of a kitten playing with a ball of yarn isn’t such an outlandish thought. They go hand in hand. Meet my kitty, Karma. She has a love for yarn. If I am knitting on the couch, she will attempt to sit on my armsContinue Reading

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by CourTney & Tara CourTney:  New day, new adventure.  Tara has joined the Craftapaloza, as she coined it.  Today’s goal: pressed flower pin-back buttons.  I remember my Master Gardener grandma used to press the flowers from her garden, so using the family motto, I asked if she had anything to spare. G’ma led us backContinue Reading

Giraffe A Day For Kaitlyn K: IN PRINT!

If you haven’t read: Giraffe A Day For Kaitlyn K! I suggest you start there. This is the conclusion to that story!Continue Reading

My Iceland Emergency Mitts: Part 3

It turns out that not bringing gloves to Iceland was a party foul. Our first few days, we were on a glacier and near icebergs. The wind was strong enough to knock you over. It’s racing across the ocean all the way from Antarctica, so no chance to warm up first.Continue Reading

Barley goes Icelandic: Part 2

Hallo’! This is Barley the sheep. I’m writing to you from Island! (Iceland). I really needed a break from the concrete jungle, so I hopped a plane to my native land! Did you know I have Icelandic roots? I caught up with some relatives while here. The other sheep here are very grumpy. They alwaysContinue Reading

Yarn Balls and Christmas Joys

The bummer thing about living in an apartment is the lack of space for holiday decorations.  No place for a tree or even a place to store any decorations.  Last year, Brian and I hid Christmas presents from each other by putting them on the couch and covering them with a blanket – promising eachContinue Reading

Sisterhood of the traveling stitch

Tara came for a ANOTHER visit last weekend (I am so lucky!!)  We talked over what is currently in our store, swapped some yarn and got motivated. First, Tara found a fun mitten pattern for us to try together (while being apart!)  I casted on after she left, and this is where I am (checkContinue Reading