Saturday, December 27, 2008

Christmas Cactus

My Christmas cactus is blooming on time this year. How does it know
that it is Christmas time?

Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Neck Warmer

Woolease neck warmer-finished in the Nick of time- modeled by Sally Styrofoam-size 7 circular needles
K2P2 rib

Sunday, December 14, 2008


I enjoy having a potted Amaryllis
at Christmas. The large red blooms
brighten the room.

Friday, December 5, 2008

Christmas Cookie Cutters

My Christmas cookie cutter collection
of green and red handled cutters has
grown over the years.

Friday, November 28, 2008

Owl Apron

Inspired by an owl I heard late one night, I sewed an owl apron. Fabric from Walmart- Simplicity Sewing Patterns for Dummies 9565

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Green Bean Casserole

Here is one way to keep from losing
your recipe for Green Bean Casserole.
Dish purchased at Walmart. Love it or hate it, this recipe was invented in 1955 !

Sunday, November 2, 2008

Pink Baby Sweater

Another Little Lamb baby sweater
knit with Red Heart Soft color pink
size 10 circular needle-needs 3 buttons

Friday, October 10, 2008

The Hunt For Pink October

Vanna Yarn color Pink Poodle
size 9 needles 24 stitches K3P1

Friday, October 3, 2008

Candy For A Cause

I will force myself to eat all this candy.
Anything for a good cause!

Monday, September 29, 2008

Cayenne Peppers

Cayenne peppers are easy to grow.
The red and green colors remind me of Christmas.

Sunday, September 7, 2008

Little Lamb Baby Sweater

Leisure Arts # 3202 Little Lamb baby sweater knit from the neck down- yarn Red Heart Soft
color Blue Sky- size 10 needles

Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Knitting Companion

My faithful knitting companion Tweetie is shocked to discover a cat on the yarn label!

Saturday, August 16, 2008

Spruce Flats Falls

Hiking to Spruce Flats Falls was not easy. The trail was uphill both ways!
I saw no flats or Spruce.

Friday, August 1, 2008

Summer Sewing

Fleece neck pillow for Sister-in-law,
pattern traced from old pillow- stitched and stuffed

Sunday, July 6, 2008

Watermelon Hat

Watermelon hat adapted from Ann Norling's strawberry hat-Caron Simply Soft Rubine Red, Dark Sage, Sage, White and Black-Size 8 needles


Friday, June 27, 2008

Rhododendron Hike Anthony Creek Trail

The Rhododendron are in full bloom along the Anthony Creek Trail in the Great Smoky Mountains.

Saturday, June 14, 2008

Summer Knitting

K3P1 dishcloth 36 stitches-color pink lemonade

Sunday, June 8, 2008

Magnolia Time

I enjoy the fragrance of Magnolias after the rain.

Friday, May 30, 2008

Dish/Wash cloth Peaches & Creme color Lemon Lime 36 stitches K3P1

Sunday, May 25, 2008

Garter stitch bib from Mason Dixon Knitting-color light blue

Saturday, May 17, 2008

Saturday Fishing Trip

I hate handling slimy fish so I returned him to the water!

Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Christmas Knitting 2008

Mistake rib ( multiple of 4+3) K2P2
to the last stitch P1-size 8 needles
Paton's wool

Saturday, May 10, 2008

Do you see a star in these petunias

I found at Walmart? variety Bravo Red Star

Wednesday, May 7, 2008

Violet lace bookmark Sugar & Cream cotton color soft violet

Monday, May 5, 2008

No hiking Saturday on the Turkeypen Ridge Trail !

Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Rhododendron blooms variety English Roseum

Monday, April 21, 2008

I was given this book. Is my family trying to tell me something?

Tuesday, April 15, 2008

My Columbine is blooming . It is a favorite of hummingbirds.

Friday, April 11, 2008

Doing dishes is a joy when you crochet a snapdragon stitch dishcloth.

Wednesday, April 9, 2008

It is time to put up a hummingbird feeder. Feeder solution is one fourth cup sugar to one cup water.

Thursday, April 3, 2008

I love this shade of blue on the grape hyacinth.

Tuesday, April 1, 2008

Violets for Toni who enjoys them as much as I do!

Sunday, March 30, 2008

Another adopted African violet I could not resist at the grocery store

Monday, March 17, 2008

Bunny rabbits guarding the M&Ms

Sunday, March 16, 2008

Bunny rabbits get ready for Easter.

Saturday, March 15, 2008

Teddy stocks up on brown Fishermen's Wool from Lion Brand.

Thursday, March 13, 2008

I knit this child's wool vest from the Guidepost pattern minus sleeves.
I tried to capture the sunrise.

Monday, March 10, 2008

Testing my knit Paton's red wool scarf in the snow!

Saturday, March 8, 2008

March snow is a surpise in the mountains!

Monday, March 3, 2008

Spring comes to the Great Smoky Mountains. I got down on my knees to take this photo!

Friday, February 29, 2008

My grocery store orchid decides to bloom this year.

Saturday, February 23, 2008

African violet quilt block on the ironing board

Monday, February 18, 2008

African violet brightens breakfast table- violet purchased at the grocery store

Monday, February 11, 2008

Cold February day in the Great Smoky Mountians National Park

Saturday, February 9, 2008

Mitered dishcloth color American Stripes size 7 needles

Monday, February 4, 2008

Baking bread is very therapeutic.

Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Ingredients for sewing a strawberry retro apron.

Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Peaceful Winter church scene in Cades Cove

Sunday, January 13, 2008

A few of my vices- flowers, candy, and yarn!