a whirl of holiday activity

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now that my eyes have officially been opened to the fact that the twelve days of christmas are upon us, i think i’m finally getting into the spirit of the season (snort—took me long enough). i am suddenly a powerhouse of efficiency and organization in the gifting department—or at least, what passes for one around […]

there’s nothing like good friends

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look what arrived at our door, JUST when we needed it most—a big box of california sunshine! our good friend christmas eve salad, i think. thank you SO, SO much for your uproariously enthusiastic support of the crazy quilt fundraiser we are doing to benefit the zen yarn garden serenity 20. this springy, merino/cashmere/silk blend […]

crazy quilt scarf

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oh boy, do i love this scarf—it turned out yummy! if i wasn’t so excited to be sending this off to the red scarf fund. the fund was created to kindness, a soft merino singles wrapped with a brilliant silk thread, in the magnificent click here to visit the product page in the

true red

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it is an unbeLIEVably dreary day outside here in canton, but inside, we have lots of warm and inspiring color to cheer things up—my red scarf is done. i KNOW! it knit up so fast, didn’t it? i started it just last monday during my afternoon class and i finished it yesterday. and i admit, […]