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Interests: Art, All things vintage, Layers, Photography, Wool, Trees, Art journalling, Light, Food, Fitness, Organizing, All things British, The prairie sky, Flowers, Fashion, Collage, Books,.......
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Hi Cyndi, Another very lovely blanket in the works....nice! I love your photo of the cat eyeing up the stack. Renee
Too bad about running out of white wool. I would not be patient either. It is amazing how many different whites there are. I hope you find a match. I would do the same thing and keep it out of the light! can't wait to see your watercolors. :)
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Hi Cyndi, Thanks for the comments! That is so nice. I have been so enjoying your blog and instagram photos. Thanks for your inspiring photos and view on the world! Don't you just LOVE Downton Abbey! I can't wait for the next season. :) Maybe by then I will have the blanket done? Hard to say, I guess time will tell!
Toggle Commented Mar 30, 2012 on Art Journals and Crocheting... at My Prairie Sky
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Hey Jacqui, Thanks so much! You know I tried knitting. I tried and tried, but I could never get the hang of it. I was going to knit squares and then put them all together for a blanket. The few that I did turned out pretty wonky and I just couldn't get into it. Then I decided to try crocheting and it clicked much better for me. Not that I am great. I am slow and I am still learning but I really enjoy it. You should give it a go. If I can do it you certainly can! Thanks for the link to the blog it looks pretty cool. I am going to add that one to my reader. :) I love the idea of a granny-a-day!
Toggle Commented Mar 30, 2012 on Art Journals and Crocheting... at My Prairie Sky
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I'm so happy that Spring is around the corner. It's out there. I know it is. Does this look like the face of a "Banana Bread Thief"? This innocent sweet face... Guilty! She ate an entire loaf that she snagged... Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2012 at Fitgirl Chronicles
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These are some examples of what I have been working on lately. Some art journal pages. I love the calligraphy pen and ink. I love finding technical drawing books made of "good" paper. I define "good" paper in a book as usually a paper that can take ink or paint... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2012 at My Prairie Sky
Thanks Jacqui!!! My amazing blog friend! I appreciate the encouragement!
Toggle Commented Mar 27, 2012 on My Instagram Life....... at Fitgirl Chronicles
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In the past I think I would get stuck in life thinking what I had to say or do wouldn't be good enough or perfect enough or profound enough or witty enough, so I would say and do nothing. My... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2012 at Fitgirl Chronicles
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I thought I would post some of my Instagram photos to "catch up" the old blog. Yes, it has been a while. So here they are not in an exact order. Some big and small moments of everyday. I love... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2012 at Fitgirl Chronicles
Thanks Jess for the comments! It makes me feel like I am not just talking to myself! Yes, I am pressing forward baby steps! I figure every little step in the right direction will eventually add up. I totoally get the night snacking thing it is on my list too. I know you will kick butt in New York! Now that is exciting!!!! We will get together!!!
Toggle Commented Jun 4, 2011 on Some Baby Steps..... at Fitgirl Chronicles
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Diane, you are too kind! Thanks for the comments! I hope your week went well.
Toggle Commented Jun 4, 2011 on Some Baby Steps..... at Fitgirl Chronicles
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Walnuts & Almonds and a Mini Go - my snack lately. Beautiful wild roses on my walk. Tessa and family on an evening walk. I found this good article on Maria Shriver's blog, written by a former Shape editor, Valerie... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2011 at Fitgirl Chronicles
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OK, Like I said before I am celebrating those little teeny weeny baby steps in the right direction. This week so far: I am not going back for seconds. I am eating smaller portions. I am blogging. (yeah) I am... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2011 at Fitgirl Chronicles
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Wow, I watched the Final episode today; I was a day late I had it PVR'd. I was so impressed. What a beautiful touching thank-you and excellent wrap up. I, like so many grew up watching the show. She feels... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2011 at Fitgirl Chronicles
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Life keeps tripping me up and happening at one million miles an hour and I keep thinking when things slow down I will blog. When I get a moment I will really work on myself and losing this weight. Guess... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2011 at Fitgirl Chronicles
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WOW, I feel so blessed to have been able to go to this conference. Two days with the following Speakers/Authors: Dr. Wayne W. Dyer Louise L. Hay Robert Holden, Ph.D. Caroline Myss Brian L. Weiss, M.D. Marianne Williamson Geneen Roth... Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2011 at Fitgirl Chronicles
THANK-YOU so much Aunty Sheila!!!! You inspire me. Your comment means so much to me. I love that you took time to do that. Lately my little blog has been ignored but not for long and reading your words has spurred me on! Thank you for that. I miss you being far away but I am glad you are happy.
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I am busting out of my fitness slump. I went for a one hour long walk with my dog Tessa today. Yeah Me!!! I am going to do something physical each day. Boy was it hard to start. Once I... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2011 at Fitgirl Chronicles
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My Grandmother had this little collection of Valentine cards in a scrapbook. They are pretty cute. Unfortunately they are glued on the black paper, but still fun. I had to show them today! Notice the little sign "Padded Cells"??? And is he wearing ankle cuffs??? A little agressive, "snooty", "watch... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2011 at My Prairie Sky
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I am so lucky I have a pizza chef in our house. Long, lazy weekends, sunshine and family equals a good weekend in my books. Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2011 at Fitgirl Chronicles
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Today was a painting day. I found some old accounting pages and an illustrated book that made for some good backgrounds. Yes, my desk is that messy... I dug out the bees wax ....fun...... My ode to "Downton Abbey". It was a good day!!!! Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2011 at My Prairie Sky
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Balance and moderation....veggies yes, cookies sometimes.... We made the Martha Stewart Sugar Cookie Recipe; I would recommend this recipe for sure. I was going for a pale valentine pink not the "Pepto Bismal" shade but oh well! They taste great.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2011 at Fitgirl Chronicles
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Here are a few more pages in progress. Oh, how I cherish these little notes (this was from a while ago). Winter you have been a blast but please send in Spring...soon.... Tessa, Tessa, Tessa you know how to chill. Dreaming of some time in the studio...me...not Tessa. Can't wait. Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2011 at My Prairie Sky
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As I go along with my weekly life ramping up one of my biggest challenges I find is food. Buying food, prepping food, meal planning healthy meals, making the healthy meals, breakfasts, lunches, snacks,..... Without carving out time to focus... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2011 at Fitgirl Chronicles
Thanks pj! Great advice always. I appreciate that!
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