Monthly Archives October 2015

How to Fold a Mobius Scarf

Categories: Knitting.

A mobius scarf is a cowl with a twist. I’m calling my latest scarf … the majority scarf.  It was a lovely easy pattern to knit and I could watch tv and knit and even chat with my husband all at the same time.  I knitted the majority of it last Monday night while watching the election coverage when one majority government was ousted and one majority government was elected.  It was time for change Canada and it happened. Here is the progress at the start of the evening.  The pattern starts with 110 stitches and then each row is worked
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Printable – Yummy Turkey Recipes

Categories: Recipes.

With the print friendly option you can choose how much or how little you want to print, just mouse over the text for the option to delete. Images can be included or not.  There are two recipes on this page, you can choose to print both of them together or individually. Turkey Soup Ingredients: chopped turkey, about a soup bowl full cubed 6 medium potatoes, 2 diced stalks of celery 2 carrot diced sweet onions 1/2 cup frozen peas 1/2 cup frozen green beans 1/4 cup pot barley 8 cups water 2 stock cubes Bisto quick chicken gravy seasoning to
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‘Eye’m Looking at You

Categories: Garden Projects, Hallowe'en, and Whimsy.

Last year I started creating some pumpkin heads for the garden.  I’m not in need of the traditional jack o’lantern anymore as we don’t get any trick or treaters at the door. But I decided that the Fall decorating should include some fun garden related pumpkins. ‘Eye’m looking at you! Meet Mr Bits & Pieces was made from some odds and ends I found on the tool bench.  This pumpkin head was easy to make by just pushing the bits (twigs,screws, washers, pvc pipe, a hose tap, and some cabinet fasteners) into the pumpkin.  I used an old bbq skewer to poke the
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‘Soup’er Sunday – Ham & Potato Soup

Categories: 'Soup'er Sunday and Recipes.

~ The weather has turned really chilly, so much so we had to get out the blanket for the bed and have even had the fire on for a couple of evenings.   This is the type of weather that makes us turn to comfort food.  So for this ‘soup’er Sunday I’m sharing a recipe for ham and potato soup. This is a good recipe for using up left over ham and along with potatoes, onions, mushrooms, celery and a cream soup it makes a delicious soup made in the crock pot.  As usual I tend to tweak recipes that I
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Get Those Scarves Out

Categories: Knitting.

  October arrived and so did the cooler weather.  It’s time for sweaters and scarves. Don’t let the chilly weather stop you for getting outside to enjoy the lovely Fall colours that are beginning to appear. Over the years I’ve knitted many scarves, lots for gifts and lots for me.  Here are a few of my favourites. This knitted neck warmer is perfect to wear under a jacket. This fishtail alpaca knitted scarf if so soft and cozy. Another lovely, soft, brown alpaca yarn scarf was made with the pattern called April Scarf and is a free download from Revelry. This one used a variegated sock
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