Well, hello! I believe this all may look familiar from a different life. I feel like its been a lifetime since I last blogged. (And it probably has. I honestly don't even remember when I blogged last or what the post would have been about.) But, here I am with a pretty brief update on my busy boring life.
July - FLEW by between vacation in Atlanta with my family and two weeks of band camp.
August - School started, so yeah, I don't even remember if I had ANY free time in August.
September - And now, September is at a close and I can't even believe I've survived the last two months! I was doing the budget today, and I just couldn't believe some of the things I was entering into the checkbook happened only 20 days ago! September has felt like a lifetime. And October will be just as busy! (If not more)
Being a teacher is more work than I EVER could have imagined. The amount of things we are expected to do is absolutely insane! I am constantly playing a never ending game of catch-up. And unfortunately, if there's one thing I absolutely hate, its an unfinished to-do list. And since mine grows every day, it is NEVER done! Mer.
Anyway, through all of the craziness, I have managed to squeeze in the tiniest bit of weaving. One project that took me hours and hours and hours over weeks and weeks is still not finished, so I'm going to skip over that one. But, I do have some (horrible) pics of two scarves I just sent off this morning to their new owners! (Yay! A completed project!)
This one is for my aunt, and its very similar to one of my last projects, but it has the knot tied into it. Its made out of a green silk/bamboo yarn and a varigated nylon. Love it! It's so soft and shiny.
And this one is for her friend. Its all silk/bamboo yarn. Brown with coral stripes and a couple of twists put in it. These are actually the two first pieces that I have made to order, so I was (am) a little nervous about them, but I think they turned out pretty well.
Well, the one thing I have NOT stopped doing in all of the craziness is BAKING!!! I just cannot get enough baking! In fact, right now, the kitchen is calling my name. I found a recipe on Pinterest this morning for homemade bread machine English muffins. Now, tell me what part of that title does not sound amazing?! Because seriously, how do you get better than homemade (aka: more delicious and cheaper than store bought), bread machine (minimal effort for me) and English muffins (breakfast made for a week)!!!!!!!! Hopefully, I won't fall off the face of the Earth again, and I'll be able to blog and let you know how they turn out!