Saturday, February 25, 2012

So Little Time

Well, my life has been running at about 64 million miles an hour lately.  So I've got some updates!  I'm going to try to spread them out over a couple of shorter blog posts, however, that plan may just turn into me forgetting about them again.  So, stick around and find out!

First of all, I finished the scarf that was on my loom about three weeks ago and have worn it twice since, however, I still haven't taken pictures of it.  Hopefully I can get those today or tomorrow.

Also, my wonderful husband treated me to a wonderful Valentine's Day!  Here's the proof.
 Who wants real flowers when you can have an edible bouquet of strawberries and chocolate?!  Not this girl.  He knows me so well!
And we had a wonderful dinner at one of my favorite restaurants in the world, Sunset Cafe, Where we enjoyed this beautiful view of the Banana River.  And I had the juiciest crab legs I've ever eaten.  Seriously, I had to wash my hands three times during the meal!  They were AWESOME!  And the live musician ended up playing our song while we were there.  He botched it, but it was still our song, lol!  And then we finished the night by going to see "Safe House", and it was really good.  Thanks love for a wonderful Valentine's Day!

Hopefully I will also have an update for you about my next project... if I can figure out what its going to be before the weekend is over!

Lastly, clouds... really?!  It was hot and gorgeous this week, and now that it's Saturday and Thomas and I have outdoor plans, its cloudy, windy, and threatening to rain... BOO!  On that note, have a great Saturday!

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Bloggity Dig Diggity

Oh blog.  I am so sorry.  I'm sure you are feeling so very neglected.  Well, let me dust you off and spend some time with you again...

On an upside, my class got cancelled tonight (HALLELUJAH!!!) so I've had some time for fun instead!  Today, I got a present in the mail from myself...  Yay!!!  However, I have a few other things to update you on first.

#1:  I finished my tricolor houndstooth sampler... So here's a pic.  I tried several different patterns and widths with the warp and the weft.  And I remembered why I don't like working with cheap acrylic yarns.  Yuck.  Anyway, I do like that I have a sample to look at when I want to do something with houndstooth.

#2:  I've got a new project already warped and almost finished on the loom.  And... you guessed it: it's houndstooth.  Lol.  My new love.  However, this is a very subtle understated scarf that I will hopefully be able to wear with anything.  Think white and cream... Pics to follow!

#3:  MY NEW TOYS!!!!!  So, I got my first ball winder and swift!!!  Yay!  So, now my skeins will be usable center pull balls of yarn in no time!
From this...

 Through this...
 And this...
To this!!!
 AWESOME!!!  I can't wait to wind some more!  (I'm going to run out of skeins really quick.  And then I'll be sad...)

But, now its time to eat the wonderful dessert that my husband just made me!  Banana pudding with Nilla wafers.  Yummy!