Category Archives: Family

Low-impact packaging

(Can’t you tell a knitter wrapped this?) Growing up my mom always meticulously opened her gifts, using scissors to slice off the tape at the seams, gently folding it when she was done, and then she’d re-use that wrapping paper … Continue reading

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To the one who started it all

I’ve been doing more frogging than knitting lately. Both of my WIPs (Monkey socks and EZ’s February Baby Sweater) are lace-based, and I have just not had the concentration for either of them lately. So I was going to post … Continue reading

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Best! Weekend! Ever!

Oh my my my did I ever need this weekend. It was crazy busy and filled with good stuff. Friday night we went out with some coworkers and met at The Sloop, one of my favorite hangouts, just because you … Continue reading

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Save the Car Kebab!

My uncle forwarded me an email the other day warning me that the Car Kebab in Berwyn, IL (immortalized in “Wayne’s World”) was at risk of being demolished to put up a new Walgreens!! I quickly forwarded the email to … Continue reading

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Grandma’s socks

My paternal grandmother (the one who taught me to knit) gave me these socks last time I saw her (along with a bunch of other stuff she’d knitted over the years) and I just found them again in my dresser … Continue reading

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Freakiest bathroom eh-ver

This is the main bathroom is T’s parents’ new house. They recently bought a house in, well, Del Boca Vista, and we’ve been busy helping them move. I won’t go into it here, but let’s just say it hasn’t been … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day, Mom! I love you!

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