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Vicki
Wisconsin
knitter, sewer, dyer, photographer, writer, gardener, cook; sister, daughter, aunt, wife, mother, and new grandmother!
Interests: knitting, gardening, life, reading, writing, photography, family, musing, old house stuff, inspirations
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Happy Birthday, Ali! Continue reading
Posted 4 hours ago at knitorious
Oooh, Burger + Fries! I'm so happy I waited until after lunch to read all of this week's entries! :)
Toggle Commented Apr 8, 2014 on 10 on Tuesday at Pick Up Sticks
Ten on Tuesday: 10 Foods That Belong Together 1. Cream of Tomato Soup & Saltine Crackers 2. Tomato Soup & Grilled Cheese Sandwich 3. Cream Cheese & Grape Jelly Sandwich 4. Honey & Butter Sandwich 5. Peanut Butter & Banana... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2014 at knitorious
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Seriously. In case you've forgotten, it's the Comfy Hooded Jacket by Lion Brand, which I've Ravel'd as the Chunky Hoodie. 12 Weeks. Can you believe it? His hair is definitely coming in on the red side; not anywhere near the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2014 at knitorious
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From a man's 4X pocket tee to a woman's boatneck swing top. I love how my first top turned out, and was a bit more careful with the traced chalk line this time around. I used two tried-and-true tops from... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2014 at knitorious
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Ms. Madeleine was here for a couple of days and on Saturday we went early birthday shopping! She'd mentioned her desire for a basic "tool kit" a while back, and was also interested in a new bookcase. So on Saturday... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2014 at knitorious
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1. I had a bad, bad head cold. Ugh. Seems as though people everywhere are sick! The weather is hideous and I'm sure that's not helping. Except for a bright spot on Sunday (maybe into Monday), when it's supposed to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2014 at knitorious
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Keeping Random.org busy today... I'm very happy to announce that Therese G. is the winner of the Craftsy class giveaway. Therese, Craftsy has sent a link for you class directly to you. Thank you!! The winner of the second Craftsy... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2014 at knitorious
TODAY!! It's the First Day of Spring (yahoo!) and my 10th Blogiversary! Here's the last installment of TEN for TEN. TEN - YOU! I'm not altogether sure I'd have kept this up for 10 years if it wasn't for you.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2014 at knitorious
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I'm celebrating my 10th Blogiversary on the First Day of Spring! To mark the occasion, which totally blows my mind, I thought I'd share TEN for TEN. NINE - SHEEP & WOOL That's what it's all about, isn't it? It... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2014 at knitorious
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I'm celebrating my 10th Blogiversary on the First Day of Spring! To mark the occasion, which totally blows my mind, I thought I'd share TEN for TEN. EIGHT - BLOG FRIENDS & TRAVEL One of the best things to happen... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2014 at knitorious
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I'm celebrating my 10th Blogiversary on the First Day of Spring! To mark the occasion, which totally blows my mind, I thought I'd share TEN for TEN. SEVEN - I QUIT! According to a website that's not Quitnet (I can't... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2014 at knitorious
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I'm celebrating my 10th Blogiversary on the First Day of Spring, with the St. Patrick's Day observance of 9 years Quit (Smoking) along the way! To mark the occasion, which totally blows my mind, I thought I'd share TEN for... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2014 at knitorious
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I'm celebrating my 10th Blogiversary on the First Day of Spring, with the St. Patrick's Day observance of 9 years Quit (Smoking) along the way! To mark the occasion, which totally blows my mind, I thought I'd share TEN for... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2014 at knitorious
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I'm celebrating my 10th Blogiversary on the First Day of Spring, with the St. Patrick's Day observance of 9 years Quit (Smoking) along the way! To mark the occasion, which totally blows my mind, I thought I'd share TEN for... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2014 at knitorious
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I'm celebrating my 10th Blogiversary on the First Day of Spring, with the St. Patrick's Day observance of 9 years Quit (Smoking) along the way! To mark the occasion, which totally blows my mind, I thought I'd share TEN for... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2014 at knitorious
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I'm celebrating my 10th Blogiversary on the First Day of Spring, with the St. Patrick's Day observance of 9 years Quit (Smoking) along the way! To mark the occasion, which totally blows my mind, I thought I'd share TEN for... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2014 at knitorious
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Ten on Tuesday: 10 Things I Can Do Myself But Get My Husband/Someone Else To Do Instead Well, I'm pretty much of the mind that I can do anything, it's a question of whether I want to do a particular... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2014 at knitorious
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Well, it was a pretty good weekend, starting with the "Taste of Wisconsin" at UW-Stevens Point on Friday evening -- showcasing food & beverages made in Wisconsin -- from beer, wine, and potato vodka to cheese, sausage, and pizza. So... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2014 at knitorious
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Oh. Hi. Have we met? * * * * * I can't write a blog post to save my life. I've been trying. I'm off to spend a Sister Weekend with Karen; there'll be some visiting with Maddy, too. Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2014 at knitorious
It's a ToT/BPF mash-up this week! Ten on Tuesday: Best Picture Festival Wrap-up / Thoughts on This Year's Oscars I saw the final five of nine Best Picture nominees on Saturday, and let me just say that a five-movie marathon... Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2014 at knitorious
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Thank goodness I have hobbies and interests and family, not to mention a sense of humor, to keep me engaged and occupied during months like the one we've just had! This morning, our below-zero Fahrenheit temperature landed us tied in... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2014 at knitorious
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Ten on Tuesday: "I feel..." 1. I feel cold. Wisconsin, winter, blah blah blah; we're in record-breaking territory for below-zero temps, or something ridiculous like that, so BLAH! 2. I feel pretty. Haha. Well, I don't actually feel pretty at... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2014 at knitorious
We won't know until The Oscars are presented on Sunday, March 2nd, and I'll be better informed about the Best Picture nominees this year than ever! I love awards shows, especially The Oscars, and I love movies! I've gone to... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2014 at knitorious
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I took one look at my Instagram profile and, well, that pretty much says it all. My grandson and Alabama Chanin, which sometimes intersect, a little bit of knitting, the occasional observation about the weather, and musing on getting the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2014 at knitorious