Monthly Archives: November 2013

Chilly.

It’s officially cold. This is the time of year when my little cuties start begging for the space heater every morning. They even voluntarily wore ALL their hand-knitted accessories yesterday! (Actually, they insisted on wearing them…and assembling their own outfits, … Continue reading

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I love wool socks.

In other words, I’m busy with Christmas knitting so I’m sharing photos of my feet wearing the second pair of socks I ever knitted. And they are still my favorite pair… after all these years… *sniff* Nothing is cozier than … Continue reading

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Top secret.

If you’re on ravelry, check these out in my notebook. Otherwise, you’ll have to wait until after Christmas. ‘Tis the season to be sneaky!

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My sandwich bread recipe

Jessi’s Sandwich Bread (my very own recipe!) 1/3 cup milk 1 cup warm water 56 grams (1/4 cup) melted butter, extra virgin olive oil, or melted coconut oil 75 grams (about 1/4 cup) honey, or 1/4 cup sucanat 200 grams … Continue reading

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Pomme de pin is finished!

I hope to get some better photos on my real camera soon. For now, here is one I took on my phone and one Olivia took on my phone. Please pardon the awkward pose. I’m not good at posing. This … Continue reading

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Tea Cosies (free pattern?)

I’m thinking of adding another free pattern to my blog… for tea cosies! They were pretty simple to make. The pot cover is knitted and the flower and leaf are crocheted. Anyone interested? (I made these to sell at my parents’ … Continue reading

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A delicious applesauce cake.

Sundays are usually our “dessert day.” (Ok, Saturday, too.) We try not to bake or eat sweets during the week. This was our Sunday treat yesterday: cinnamon-chip applesauce cake with cream cheese frosting. I think it’s the perfect autumn dessert. … Continue reading

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