My Dad, the carpenter

My potting table is disintegrating. I should have sanded and stained it again after a few years. I want to say that I originally purchased this table from Ikea. This was back in 2009, so my memory is a little fuzzy. I do remember standing in the garage, staining all the pieces before assembling the table. ...

2015 Christmas bake

Another Christmas is behind us. To be honest, Christmas sneakedĀ up on me quickly and quietly. The weather has been unseasonably warm this December, and it is our off year (we only put up a tree every second year), so the holiday wasn't at front-of-mind. I'm surprised I even managed to pull off the baking this ...

Knitting season starts

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The leaves are changing colours and falling off the trees. We've had to turn on the heat in our house. Cooler weather means the start of two things - curling and knitting. My first knitting project was inspired by a recent event. A very good friend had a baby. What's very interesting is that up until ...