Monday, March 18, 2013

sale! (coupon code listed below)


When we got the first snow or two back in December, I was excited.  The kids could sled, they wanted to play outside, and everything looked clean and new.  About 100 inches later, and days away from the start of Spring, and snow fatigue has set in.

We're supposed to get another foot of snow tomorrow.  So to help me celebrate what I hope is the last snow, use coupon code lastsnow for 50% off any one pattern in my Ravelry shop.  The coupon code is good until the end of the day, March 21, 2013.

Stay warm, knit something, and hope for spring!

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

fresh air

I find a lot of inspiration in nature, especially at the beach.  I hadn't been to the beach in months.  Between snow, and snow, and more snow, and various illnesses that have swept through our house, I haven't ventured outside much at all.  Things were starting to feel a bit claustrophobic.  But yesterday the girls and I went down to the beach.


When I visit the beach, instead of looking out over the water, I spend my time looking closely at the ground to see what I can find.  I find taking this narrow view of things very peaceful.


The girls collected rocks (lots of them), shells and sea glass.  They climbed the rocky edge of the beach and yelled that they were queens of the world.  Some fresh air did us all a lot of good.


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