Monthly Archives April 2017

It’s Daycation Time

Categories: Daycation.

It’s Daycation Time I love it when the weather gets warmer and we start going out for daycations.  Our first one for this year was a trip to Niagara Falls.  To be rested up when we get there we take a bus trip as it’s about a 3.5 hour drive from our house.  Maple Leaf Tours (formerly McCoy Tours) had a half price special so we had to take advantage of that. It was a glorious day, clear blue skies, sunshine and temperatures close to 15 Celsius.  When we had booked the trip the forecast was for rain but as
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It’s Flossie Bird

Categories: Crochet.

It’s spring and the birds are retuning to the garden. I’ve seen and heard robins, red wing black birds, cardinals, bluejays, sparrows, nuthatches, woodpeckers and more. And look … here is a rare bird sighting. It’s a … ah … um … duh … Flossie bird. This bird isn’t found in any birding book but you can catch a glimpse of it at Attic 24. It was a fun and quick pattern to make up. Of course I had to tweak it a bit and instead of using yarn I used embroidery floss.  I save them for small needlework projects
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