Photo Monday – Château Montebello

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Last week was the girls’ Winter break and we took them to see my parents for some Winter fun. We left them for a couple of days and went to Château Montebello. I’ve always loved this place. I visited as

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Photo Monday – Roses Are… Orange

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M gave me these beautiful roses on Valentine’s Day. We don’t do much, just little attentions. So things like. having smoked salmon for dinner (the girls adore it), me buying blue cheese just for M, and chocolate fondue for dessert.

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Photo Monday – Snowstorm

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We had a bit of a snowstorm last Thursday. I love going out in snowstorms around here. As long as I’m dressed properly, they’re kinda nice. Almost no one is out and everything is hushed, a rare occurrence in the

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Kitty Cat Top

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I made this top a full month ago and I only got around to taking pictures this week.  It has kitty cats all over! I don’t usually do this type of novelty print but I couldn’t resist.  It’s an ITY

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Photo Monday – Same Place, Different Lens

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We had E’s birthday party at the skating rink this weekend. Yes, a month and half after her actual birthday.  It works for us and her. The girls had their skating lessons and the party was right after. (It went

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Photo Monday – Sleeping Nature

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I had absolutely no inspiration for photography this weekend. No clue where I wanted to go, what I wanted to see. Nothing. I ended up in Prospect Park (again) because E wanted me to watch her skate. After her class,

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Handspun Unleaving Scarf

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I’ve been trying to use up some of my yarn stash. It’s verrry slow going.  My handspun yarns are a special challenge.  I want patterns that will use up very last inch, especially when I love the yarn as much as

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