For Thanksgiving I decided to bring a craft activity to do with my cousin’s daughters. I’d seen this tutorial for yarn Christmas trees a few years ago and decided it’d be perfect. I showed the girls how to wrap the yarn around the tree forms and helped them pin, otherwise I left them free to make their own design decisions. The corgis tried to get in on the action… ...
To give thanks
Some photos of Thanksgiving dinner at my Grandma’s house. I made pumpkin whoopie pies; the recipe is from my friend Hillary’s blog. Next time I’ll make them more bite size, otherwise they were amazing. The spread was traditional and fantastic, I made the parsnip bread pudding. We also managed to seat the whole family together. The perfect plate! I hope you all...
Last weekend I went shopping in downtown Los Angeles and stopped by the fabric Mecca, Michael Levine. Sadly they wont let you take pictures inside… Here’s a neat freshly washed stack of what I bought. Projects coming soon!
My cup runneth over with library books. I recently read the Hunger Games, started Revolutionary Road, and put my name on the waiting list for the next two books in the Hunger Game series, Jennifer Egan’s The Goon Squad (I was unable to renew and finish it last time I had it), and the audio book version of Bossypants. I had assumed I’d have time to read Revolutionary Road before the...
I spent Halloween night at my parent’s house. My mom and I carved pumpkins in the afternoon. And Buster guarded them as I took a picture.