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KnyttWytch
Cambridge
Disabled knitter
Interests: History, wine, food, reading, yarn, dogs
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Pagan rites and festivals are at the root of many traditional holidays in the Western world. Embracing a sensitivity we have lost, the Pagan traditions emphasize mystical spirituality, reverence for the feminine principle, and the links between people and the earth. This unique daybook contains a treasury of information about... Continue reading
Posted 53 minutes ago at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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A number of parties heading for a luxurious holiday spot, are forced by severe winter weather to put up at the 'Noah's Ark', a hostelry they will share with Dr. Constantine, a shrewd chess master and keen observer of all around him. Other guests include bestselling novelist Angus Stuart, the... Continue reading
Posted 2 hours ago at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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The main thing on my healthy to do list is LOSE WEIGHT I am currently 18.5 lbs up on the start of the year, my pain is horrendous at the moment (I don't think the snow helps with that) This being the view out of the back door at lunchtime... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Tempewytchhealthyliving
What a wonderful gift exchange!
Toggle Commented yesterday on Quilt Group Gift Exchange... at Pots and Pins
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Nell Pratt’s search into a family’s history may bring more than just dark secrets to light… Nell Pratt, President of the Pennsylvania Antiquarian Society, is intrigued when Arthur Logan, elderly scion of an old Philadelphia family, approaches her to search the Society’s archives for information on the Logan family’s history.... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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This was Friday, I took a photo of the front of the house as I headed out to the local pub for lunch (by the way out house ends at the bricked up entrance way) 48 hours later and this is the back garden Lots of doggy paw prints and... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Knyttwytch's Crafts and Stuff
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With few other options, African-American classical musician Gethsemane Brown accepts a less-than-ideal position turning a group of rowdy schoolboys into an award-winning orchestra. Stranded without luggage or money in the Irish countryside, she figures any job is better than none. The perk? Housesitting a lovely cliffside cottage. The catch? The... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Hope Foster's motto is to let fate lead you—which it did in her case right to the quiet town of Danger Cove. But when the owner of the Smugglers' Tavern, where Hope tends bar, is murdered, suddenly fate puts Hope squarely in the role of "prime suspect" in her employer's... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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A slow nibble away at the tip otherwise known as the living room! But the main thing is that most of the stuff is now in the filing cabinet (one more box to go through) My knitting bag is currently on top of two of the three going to the... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Knyttwytch's Crafts and Stuff
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A slow nibble away at the tip otherwise known as the living room! But the main thing is that most of the stuff is now in the filing cabinet (one more box to go through) My knitting bag is currently on top of two of the three going to the... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Knyttwytch's Crafts and Stuff
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Ingredients 100g butter 250g honey 120g brown sugar 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp ginger powder 1/2 tsp ground cloves (or allspice) 1 vanilla pod, seeds 2 whole eggs 2 tsp cocoa powder 440g plain flour 1 tsp baking powder Method In a small pot gently heat the butter, sugar and... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Tempewytchrecipesdone
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When the Briar Creek Public Library holds its first overdue book amnesty day—no fines for late returns—the volume of incoming materials is more than Lindsey and her staff can handle. In a bind, Lindsey drafts the crafternoon ladies to help check in and sort the stacks of books. But one... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Even during the holidays, Shannon is more spackle than sparkle, which is why she leaps at the chance to transform a grand old Victorian mansion into ten charming apartments for homeless families. Filled with the spirit of the season, all of Lighthouse Cove turns out to help—including her best friends,... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Alex Jordan, owner of Finials and Facades Renovation and Restoration Services, has been living her dream of restoring Victorian-style homes in the town of Danger Cove. But her recent acquisition of the stately Marlton House has led to a showdown with the town real estate mogul, and now she needs... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2017 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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2 tbsp coconut oil or sunflower oil 1 medium onion, peeled and finely diced 1 tbsp medium curry powder ¼ tsp chilli flakes 2 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed 4cm piece fresh ginger, peeled and finely chopped 150g red lentils, rinsed and drained 400g tinned chopped tomatoes 25g coriander stalks... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2017 at Tempewytchrecipesdone
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The Leonides are one big happy family living in a sprawling, ramshackle mansion. That is until the head of the household, Aristide, is murdered with a fatal barbiturate injection. Suspicion naturally falls on the old man’s young widow, fifty years his junior. But the murderer has reckoned without the tenacity... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2017 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
1. December 3 is National Roof over Your Head Day: Read a book with a house on the cover, or about home improvement (Suggested authors: Jennie Bentley, Juliet Blackwell, Kate Danley, Celina Grace, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Julie Hyzy). - Secret of the Painted Lady by Elizabeth Ashby 2. December 18 is... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2017 at Book Challenges
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San Francisco astrologer Julia Bonatti's life is turned upside down when she becomes the target of the city's newest cult leader, Reverend Roy of the Prophet's Tabernacle. Driven out of her apartment in the midst of a disastrous Mercury retrograde period, she takes shelter with a client who's caring for... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2017 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Yeesh the living room looks bad! I really do need to knuckle down and get stuff done in here (but with my pain levels at the moment that isn't really happening!) By the side of the desk - I hope to get rid of the file boxes this weekend/start of... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2017 at Knyttwytch's Crafts and Stuff
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Ingredients 6 part-boned chicken breasts or boned for slow cooker (see below) 3 tbsp plain flour 3 tbsp olive oil 3 onions, each peeled and cut into 8 wedges 200g smoked bacon lardons 3 garlic cloves, peeled and sliced 300g large flat mushroom, sliced 2 bay leaves 2 tbsp redcurrant... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2017 at Tempewytchrecipesdone
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Abby Kimball has slowly accepted her recently discovered ability to see the dead, but none of the harmless sightings she’s experienced could have prepared her for the startling apparition of a centuries-old courtroom scene—where she locks eyes with a wicked and gleeful accuser. Thrown back more than three hundred years,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2017 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Gemma Doyle, a transplanted Englishwoman, has returned to the quaint town of West London on Cape Cod to manage her Great Uncle Arthur's Sherlock Holmes Bookshop and Emporium. The shop--located at 222 Baker Street--specializes in the Holmes canon and pastiche, and is also the home of Moriarty the cat. When... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2017 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Ingredients 150 g dry chickpeas soaked overnight OR 1 can cooked chickpeas 300 g butternut or kabocha squash 300 g small potatoes 1 onion 1-2 cloves garlic 1 Tbsp butter or olive oil 1/2 tsp ground coriander seeds 1/2 tsp fennel seeds (optional) 1 tsp salt {Spice mix - you... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2017 at Tempewytchrecipesdone
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The mid-20th century was an amazing time for American women’s fashion! Following the war, women started looking to American designers rather than French couture houses for inspiration and to demand clothing they could move in, even play in. In this follow-up to Gertie’s New Book for Better Sewing, Gretchen “Gertie”... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2017 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog