Author Archives: Jessi

About Jessi

I'm married. I'm a mom of two. I love dogs and almost all other animals. I like to think about things for a long time. I like all crafts (except scrapbooking. ugh.) I like running. I like cooking and baking. I analyze everything. I stress out too much. I like coffee. I love having a husband that tells me to chill out. I'm thankful for a God that loves me in spite of my many failures.

Hey, look! I had a baby!

Everyone, meet Sadie Jane. She just turned two months old and she is a delight in every way. Seriously, this kid sleeps from 10 to 6 just about every night and rarely cries. Magic baby. Life as a family of … Continue reading

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Updates of all kinds.

Hi Readers. A few random updates from the last nine months or so: We sold our house and moved to a much bigger city. You guys, there are TWO yarn stores. In the same town as me. (Go ahead and … Continue reading

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Getting the tree.

We got a Christmas tree. It’s always so much fun! This year the tree farm had a huge, plastic tube for the kids to crawl through. I think Edda and Walter might have enjoyed that more than picking out our … Continue reading

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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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