- a perfect fire (just warming with a little bit of flame, not so hot you can't be in the same room) with a clean hearth;
- a perfectly mixed mood and weather suitable cocktail;
- a newspaper, comfy chair and foot stool;
- followed by a delicious meal.
Thursday, November 24, 2016
There are things I sometimes do for myself, and I think, wouldn't this be so much better if it just 'happened' because the house fairies did it:
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
The first stage was to understand what the true condition of the house was. It was time to understand fully... what have we gotten ourselves into? Following on the House Inspection findings, the estimates and thoughts of contractors and our own desire to have a safe, energy efficient rental for our new tenant/s... we needed to come up with a game plan.
Monday, November 7, 2016
Wednesday, November 2, 2016
I've been working on these since pre-concussion last winter. The pre-concussion mitten has much better tension, but at least they are done. The original pattern was supposed to look like birch leaves. Much to my surprise, they turned out looking more like holly leaves. So, I rolled with that and added berries, and that way I'll be able to tell which is the right and the left mittens.