Archive | January, 2012

{Crochet Designs} Crocheted Cuff

I am always looking for crochet patterns that I wouldn’t be embarassed to wear. Those granny square sweaters? Not for me. Granny Square earrings? Not for me. In fact, anything that has “Granny” in the title pretty much turns me off immediately. So one evening on Ravelry, I found this pattern for crocheted cuffs.  A-freekin-dorable!  […]

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{Recipe Share} Mexican Corn Dip

This last weekend I had a bunch of ladies to the house for a Private Quarters party.  I always like to have some sort of all around theme when it comes to the food I serve, so since I am positive that I am a Senóra somewhere in my core, I decided on a Mexican […]

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{Crochet Designs} Green With Envy Infiniti Cowl

This pattern is meant for the advanced beginner.  You will use chains, single crochet, double crochet, and a shell stitch. Enjoy!  It is a lot of fun to make 🙂 GREEN WITH ENVY INFINITI COWL Materials Used: K Hook A – I Love This Yarn ~ Forest B – Vanna’s Choice Baby ~ Sweet Pea […]

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{Recipe Share} Crispy Cheddar Chicken

Initially after going through the process of making this and then tossing it in the oven, I was pretty sure there was no way in God’s green earth that I was going to post this recipe. Why? Because it looked NOTHING like the original recipe from Jamie Cooks it Up! I am sure it had […]

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{Chatter} 2012 Afghan Swap!

Greetings my fellow crochet addicts! This is the second year that I have been the admin in this wonderful group, and would love for you to be a part of it! The Afghan Swap on Ravelry is a year long swap where you are dedicated to one partner for an entire year.  In April and […]

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{In My Shoes} Getting out of the house…

There are times when I just need to get out of the house. Most weeks at home with the kids, we’ll take a trip to WalMart, a drive into Billings for errands and maybe visit with a friend or two.  This last week though – I was cooped up with two kids under the age […]

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{Recipe Share} Twice Baked Potatoes

°I am absolutely convinced that a twice baked potato can serve as an entire meal all on its own.  Most of the potatoes I seem to find for this purpose, I swear, are at least seven inches long – that’s a big frickin potato people! They are soooo good though! Don’t let me get you […]

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{Interviews} Just Add Glitter And Stir!

With the first installment of the “Interviews” section of the site, I am thankful that I can introduce you to Maggi! This girl is absolute creativity epitomised!  Trust me when I say that you will want to follow her blog…you will love her so much that you wish she lived next door so you could […]

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{In My Shoes} Could this be January?

It’s a rare occasion nowadays that the hubby gets to come home early on a Friday afternoon.  When he called to let me know he was going to be home, I bundled up the kids and we went out to the shop to await his arrival.  Noodle was in her walker – running around the […]

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{Recipe Share} Make-Ahead Yukon Gold Garlic Mashed Potatoes

If I had to pick a favorite vegetable, potatoes would be it. Just think of the possibilities!  Mashed potatoes.  Hashbrowns.  Twice Baked Potatoes.  French Fries.  Scalloped Potatoes.  The possibilites are mouthwatering – which is why you will probably see many a potato recipe around this joint for years to come.  🙂 This recipe is one […]

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