I’ve been even more scattered than normal, but I’m back!
I have many memories of my parents cutting coupons and making shopping lists; my dad is still the master of coupon cutting and shopping sale. I tried doing this, but it never really worked for me. I’d lose the coupons or try to use expired ones. The only real exceptions were diaper and formula coupons… Continue reading Coupon Cutting in the Digital Age
The Puget Sound area has a large number of local yarn stores (LYS) with some very incredible selections of yarn and fiber. Each year, there is a LYS Tour of shops in the area that wish to participate. This year, there were 26 stores on the Tour, and I know of at least one that wasn’t… Continue reading Puget Sound Local Yarn Store Tour 2017
In the past three years, we’ve made two major moves. First, in January 2015, from Richmond, VA to San Francisco, CA. Second, Memorial Day 2016, from San Francisco, to Seattle, WA. I’ve been thinking about the relative positions of each of these cities in the US and how they relate to each other. I’ve noticed a big… Continue reading Mapping Our Life
Where did all of March go! I’ve had an entry on my to-do to write February recap posts, but it just got away from me, so I’m just going to combine them here. First up, how did my yarn stash change? Whew….I bought a LOT of yarn in February. I knew this was going to happen… Continue reading February and March Knitting Recap
I had the realization that all of the shows I was binge watching took place around the same time (mid-to-late 1800s) and dealt with some of the same issues (railroad, Civil War). It seems only fair that I rank them, so here is my favorite to least favorite: Hell on Wheels: Andy and I watched… Continue reading Binge Watching: 19th Century Period Dramas
Lent is typically a time to give something up. Although I’m not Catholic, I did go to Catholic school, and my Facebook feed is full of friends who are. This seemed like the perfect time to start something new. First, I want to list something for which I am grateful each day. I’m sure some days… Continue reading 40 Days to Start Something New