February 12th, 2013
So for today’s Mardi Gras post I thought I would share Mimi’s red beans and rice recipe. My great grandmother, Mimi, used to make this for us when we would come visit at Christmas time. My grandmother continued this tradition while she still lived in New Orleans.
Red Beans and rice is [...]
January 15th, 2013
A sale bin of FUN yarn at AC Moore. Who wouldn’t like yarn that was FUN? Yes, it is indeed acrylic…
Sifting through my Grandmother’s stuff yesterday, We came across a bin of yarn and a chevron afghan that has been in progress for the last 30+years or so (Hey that apple really [...]
January 11th, 2013
This is a photo from my wedding taken by Meg Carswell Reilley. Find her awesome work here.
My favorite person on the planet died yesterday. Don’t get me wrong I love my husband, but no one can replace your grandmother. My heart just hurts. She was 91, and worn out. I know people [...]
December 24th, 2012
I love holiday knitting. I don’t mean the hand made last minute gifts you have to crank out (although I am in the middle of this kind of holiday knitting). I mean the luxury of hanging out with family all day with my knitting. And if you have been cranking out gifts for [...]