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New Rovings

I ordered some roving and it finally came in the mail today! Yay! <3 … I bought two braids, both are 2-oz each; the first is a merino wool and the second is a Corriedale wool. 50 more words


chocolate chip pretzel blondies

With this last round of snow this season (hopefully), my husband and I both have “snow days” today. We’re snowed in (a total of 11″!) so any plans to venture out was slim to none. 517 more words

Weight Watchers

Organic Steel Cut Oats (My Favorite Breakfast)

Why Steel cut Oats?

Steel cut oats are an excellent source of protein. 7grams per 1/4 cut of dry oats to be exact. There are both soluble & insoluble fiber in these types of oats which is associated with improving blood sugar levels in diabetes and improved cholesterol levels. 145 more words


Another Giant Bummer

Remember the 50/50 silk/yak I mentioned in my overdyeing post?

It’s beautiful. I purchased 4 ounces from Carolina Homespun at Lambtown last October, and have been slowly spinning it worsted the past few months. 549 more words



1 (15oz) can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
2 (5 oz) cans tuna, drained
1/4 c Miracle Whip
2 tsp lemon juice
1 Tbsp minced… 99 more words

Nutrition Tips

Fruit Inspiration

I did a double take when I saw the name “sumo” as I was perusing the produce section of Whole Foods. Was this another crazy marketing ploy? 197 more words


Recipe: Fajita Chicken and Spanish Brown Rice

This is one of my favorite healthy recipes.  It has lots of protein, good carbs, is high in fiber and, top it with avocado, and you have a healthy fat.  235 more words