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2020 in Music

2020 in Music

At the end of last year I decided, completely on a whim, that I’d pick one album each month to listen to often. And always from start to finish, no skipping or shuffle! And two…

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Happy Yule!

Happy Yule!

Io Saturnalia to you and yours. I hope you have a happy holiday. Even if perhaps it is not under the circumstances you were expecting or with all the people you love. I must admit…

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Recipe: Puff Pastry Pizza

Recipe: Puff Pastry Pizza

When you have a pack of puff pastry and a pack of silken tofu that needs to be used, obviously you make a puff pastry pizza. Obviously! This is not so much a recipe as…

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Friday Links: LEGO, Kintsugi, Starlings

Friday Links: LEGO, Kintsugi, Starlings

Here are a few links for you. Blake wants to wish a good weekend. And so do I. :-) xx Undulating Sculpture Recreates Hokusai’s ‘Great Wave’ in LEGO Pieces. Knitting and Architecture. Hsiao Chin Continues…

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Unusual Christmas

Unusual Christmas

It’s been an unusual year. To say the least. And Christmas will undoubtedly be unusual for some, or most, of us. And that’s OK. Christmas (or any holiday) is what you make it. I know…

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Unusual Christmas

It’s been an unusual year. To say the least. And Christmas will undoubtedly be unusual for some, or most, of us. And that’s OK. Christmas (or any holiday) is what you make it. I know…

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Daily Snowflake Dots

Daily Snowflake Dots

My final Daily Dot project of the year is stitching wee snowflakes. The circles are just 1″ in diameter. It’s a nice quick daily project! So quick, in fact, that sometimes I have to stop…

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Bold Cushion Covers

Bold Cushion Covers

Last weekend we decorated for Christmas which means the Christmas cushion covers are back on (see them here) the cushions, so what better time to share the non-Christmas-y covers I made a couple of months…

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Steps Quilt November

Steps Quilt November

This weekend I caught up with my 2020 Steps quilt. It’s an interesting way to record the year. Or more specifically, how active I’ve been over the year. For example, in that lower right corner…

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Steps Quilt November
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