Sunday, January 27, 2008


Just had to share the snow. I love how my world turned white overnight. It is so beautiful much better than the cold gray we have been having.

Thursday, January 24, 2008

A hat for Julia

Julia asked me to make her a hat for her birthday next month and she sent me this picture.

After seeing the picture I hunted for a week and could not come up with a pattern either for free or to buy. So I was starting to sweat a bit since I said "sure Julia Aunt Bekah can make that for you" (before I actually saw it). Oh, the stupid things we do for our loved ones. Well after freaking out a bit T turns to me and is like you can figure it out I have faith in you (he is so sweet that way). So you be the judge and tell me if it makes the cut.

Crochet hat
I made 5 motifs and then sewed it into a hat. It actually has been very fun. I did a lot of hit and miss several bad ones and several froggings and some just throwing out what I made but finally at least I think success. Pardon, the blue Yoga Booty Ballet ball it was the smallest one I could find in the house.

I am hoping to be more productive and doing things more in advance this year than last year. Right now I am off to a good start. I have finished this project two weeks early for her birthday and I already have half a knitted scarf done which is amazing since I knit slow and have only finished a knitted dishcloth and nothing else since I took a knitting class last January. The scarf is for me (how selfish is that).

What kind of goal in your crafting life have you made this year. I would love to hear about it.


Saturday, January 19, 2008

Oh I Wish I Was......

You all know the song right well have you actually been to see the Weinermobile? I got to go see it this week it was actually in town and T and I went to go get our picture taken with it along with the rock. hmmm I do not think I have told you all about the famous ROCK! That is a long story and for another post but if you are curious here is a video you might enjoy. Yes, we made this all on our own. It is alright to laugh it is meant to be funny.

T, the Rock and Me
This is T and I with the Rock. After this picture we both got a Whistle. I know you are jealous but compose yourself I am sure it will come your way too. I have never seen the wienermobile before so I felt silly like a kid but I had tons of fun.

My life is not to exciting so the little things excite me. Hope you all have a great weekend.


Wiener Whistle

Tuesday, January 8, 2008

New Project

Time has gotten away from me. The holidays are over and still feel like I am recovering from them. T and I decided that now that the holidays are over we need to get started on restoring the trailer we bought in September. We have so many plans and not enough time. Here is a better picture to give you an idea what we have to work with.

Sometimes I feel overwhelmed but I know we can do it. It has been nice to plan things together. We have bought a few paint samples because we plan to paint the outside in April and the inside as soon as it warms up a bit. If you can see in the pictures it is snowing right now so it might be awhile. I will keep you guys posted on our progress.

The most crazy thing is we drove 3 hrs one way to buy an original ice box for the trailer. By ice box I mean you buy a block of ice and put it in a tray to keep everything cold. We felt a little crazy but it was so worth it. It is turquoise to match the stove. We found some formica lament to redo the countertop and the table.

It is a 1966 Aladdin Travel Trailer it was manufactured in Hilsboro Oregon. We are searching for original ads and an owners manual if anyone knows anything about these I would love to talk to you. We can be contacted at our Aladdin Website.

Have a wonderful New year everyone.