Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Times change

I've managed to finish some projects in these last few weeks.  I made another Minion headband just a bit larger size, both child sizes that I hope to sell.  

I had this puppy hat 3/4 finished down in my bin of unfinished projects.  So I pulled it out one Sunday and finished it and is now on my Etsy.
Made this apple cozy.

And on a sad note, our Tigger has been sick for a long time.  We had taken him to 2 different vets to see what was wrong with him.  We got him from the Humane Society at 2 years of age not knowing he had a poop issue.  It was never solid. Regardless, he had such a friend face, temperament and playful nature we kept him.  Over the years we went through many baby wipes keeping his back side clean as to not get it all over the house.  A few years ago he changed, body mass, personality.  He lost a lot of weight and these last few months very boney. I was afraid his bones would break just picking him up.  The one thing he did look forward to lately was when I'd come home from the gym he knew i cooked eggs and he loved the yoke.  So that was our routine, make him and egg. 
The picture above is when we first got him. 

This is last summer.

This was on Sunday. 

It was a hard decision for my honey and I to make but we knew it was time.  He was just existing. Not playing anymore.  We took him in and put him to rest.  I always knew we'd have to one day and seemed prepared for it but it still hit hard and hurts.  
RIP My sweet boy Tigger.

Sunday, January 15, 2017

This and That

It's amazing how fast the holidays have come and gone.  I'm a creature of routine and found the holidays to be disrupting to my schedule, mostly my gym workouts.  I've been going to the gym for almost a year now at least 3 days a week.  I think I proved my honey wrong in thinking I'd stop going after a few months.  It's just become routine now.  Mostly for health benefits, build muscle and lose weight at the same time.  

We had a nice quiet dinner at home with the cats.  There was lots of hockey to watch over the holidays as well.  It was our one cats first Christmas with us and didn't seem fazed by it and possibly be the last for another who has been sick and getting thinner. 

I did work on a few projects and started this puzzle I got last year.


I made a hat.

Some holiday ornaments for gifts.

And the Christmas pictures of the cats.

Hope everyone had a great holiday and new year!!

Sunday, November 6, 2016

Small Update

I'm still working on my knit hat. I don't craft (knit or crochet) everyday.  I have more the last few months because honey has been off work.  He is a great help around the house when he's off. 
But he shall be going back this week therefore, more house chores to do, less craft time. 
Oh well, such as life. 

I got myself a Caron Cake this week.  

I started a ripple scarf with it. Hopefully it shall be finished for a Christmas gift.

We still had a 60 degree weekend for the first week of November. We went for a lovely walk and am so in awe of the colours of the trees this year.

Sunday, October 23, 2016

Fall has come

Long time no blog.  
I seriously don't know where the days go.  Daily routines blur into weeks. 
I have my 3 gym days a week, rest and chores in between. Work.  
Life, gotta love it.

I have however gotten back some of my crochet knitting mojo. Maybe it's the season.  Fall weather does tend to inspire getting out the yarn and making something, anything.

Here's some projects I've been randomly working on.

Finished this baby blanket.

Finished a few more random granny squares.

I'm still working on this ripple blanket. Trying to keep going until I'm out of the colours.

Started a hat.

Scarf with super chunky yarn on my giant knitting kneedles.  This give you an arm workout.

And simple knit 2 purl 2 every two rows for a scarf.  I love the texture it makes. 

With this nice cooler fall weather, honey and I have gone for a few good long bike rides.
This summer was so hot I was not able to go out for many rides.

But it's been nice to enjoy watching the trees change.  Canada's maples trees have beautiful colour changes.  

The garden is pretty much done for the years.  We're still getting a few tomatoes. 

We finally got some cucumbers as well.

And I can't forget my fur babies.

Have a great weekend all!!