Do Not Read This Unless You Love To Knit!

Today is a rainy day. Pouring down rain as a matter of fact. A very good day for staying inside and knitting. Or cleaning. Or organizing. Or reading. Or watching the football playoffs. In fact, the rain began as a little ice and two people fell on the sidewalks coming out of Mass this morning. […]

Walking Through the Inn at Night

Ten years ago, before I started a website, or knew what blogging was all about, I was an innkeeper. My husband Bob and I bought a beautiful 10-room inn in southwestern New Hampshire, an area known as the Monadnock region. I won’t tell you which inn we bought, only that looking back on it, it […]

What To Do With That Leftover Knitting Yarn

Knitting yarn is some of the most fun stuff you can buy! After all, aren’t there just so many colors, and fibers, and types of yarn to see? I’m sure if you’re addicted to the world of knitting, then you get numerous knitting catalogs, just like me. From Mary Maxim, Patternworks,KnitPicks, to Herrschner’s and more, […]

How Do You Knit a Scarf?

I’ve been knitting! Which is a good thing, to quote a certain homemaking queen, but that simply means I haven’t been writing. Last week, I just had to take a break. Nothing helps to reset your inner creative clock then taking a break from what you do all of the time. Maybe end of summer […]

Create Beautiful Housewarming Knitting Gifts

When I was an innkeeper there was nothing I loved better than going from room to room and adding those little special touches that my guests would see on first opening the door. We had 10 guest rooms, so there were lots of ways for me to create beautifully memorable effects.You know what I’m talking […]

Summer Knitting Secrets to Dazzle

Okay, okay, so I had lots of knitting stuff planned yesterday. You know, finishing up a knitted place mat that I’ve been working on forever, then adding items to Etsy such as a Christmas afghan, then working on another Winter afghan which is coming along beautifully! 🙂   Did I get to any of it? […]

What Is Your Favorite Yarn to Knit With?

Don’t you love all of the choices we have? Everywhere we go there are mounds of goodies to be had! Just walking into any supermarket I am still struck with everything that is there! It’s truly amazing. A cheese shop, the deli, baked breads and a bakery, a pharmacy, produce, household goods, flowers and plants, […]