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Ever Been Hooked?

August 31, 2018

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Lately I have been tempted to start crocheting “something” and have been hesitant. My crochet skills seem rusty to me and the latest patterns seem intimidating. My solution? Bake!

An Obsession Becomes Villa-Realed

July 26, 2018

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I have not written any posts on this website for almost a year, and I am not ashamed for leaving such an empty space in time. When I am distracted with life, focusing on writing is difficult. Last summer I spoke of the hand-crafted accessories inspired by the children’s show on Amazon Video, “Tumble Leaf” […]

Whom I Follow and Why

March 2, 2014

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I have been badly negligent on my blog, but for good reasons that I cannot spill at this time. Well I can discuss some of them, but they are very much work-related. Here is a certain big one: the turtle-neck pullover Whiting is just one of over two dozen designs by Rowan Yarns that are […]

Staying Sane While Wrangling Nests

February 2, 2014

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Lately I have been busy, but then again, aren’t all of us? There are a number of work projects on my plate that I cannot discuss at the moment, yet here are a few things that I can share: 1. The ganache from the Madhuja‘s recipe Chocolate Pomegranate Truffles on Food52 which I use to […]

Tasting Rowan Yarn’s Latest Treats

January 28, 2014

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I know that I mentioned a little something I had been planning for a long while: hosting a yarn tasting party in my home. “Yarn tasting?” People eat yarn? hehe… No, not quite. A yarn tasting is when a knitter or crocheter can sample a yarn before buying it. Think of it as a test […]

My 3 Words for 2014

December 31, 2013

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Since meeting Chris Brogan in August 2009 at PodCamp Boston, I have been inspired by his use of “3 Words” for that year. His 2013 list including the words from 2006, are in his last January 1st post. My own three words through the past four years have been: 2010 – Acknowledgment, Care, Drive 2011 […]