Monday, April 27, 2009

A Review by a Knitting Junkie!


You’re homeless, living under a pier.
You are living in a loveless marriage and facing divorce.
You feel like you have outlived your welcome on this earth and have nothing left to offer.
You feel like you have nothing left to live for.
You feel like you are at a dead end, but are you?
Or do you just need a new perspective?

The Noticer is a wonderful book of inspirational stories that leaves you thinking about your own situation(s) and looking for a new perspective. This book by Andy Andrews is a series of stories about several people in one small town and is based on a true story. I was totally entranced and didn’t want to put it down for even a minute.

I was so touched by the messages and life lessons in this book that I plan on using it in my family’s home school lessons for our two teenage boys. This will be made even easier by the Reader’s Guide in the back of the book, provided for group discussion or personal reflection.

I really cannot recommend this book enough, no matter what walk you are on in your life, and I will definitely be reading more from Andy Andrews!

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Friday, April 3, 2009

My Baby...

Hey y'all!
Today my baby turned 13.
So to my baby...


Then (Age 8)

& Now (Age 13)
My how my baby has grown!

His best friend Abby and her mom threw him a surprise party today.
I actually got him there without him figuring it out.
He was indeed surprised and absolutely thrilled!

And in knitting news,
I just finished a dishcloth and I thought the pattern turned out really pretty so I wanted to share the link with you and show you the one I worked up today.
You can find this free pattern by Kimara of Wee Folk Art
I am working on using up my cotton stash, so I used the same yarn for this cloth that I did with the Monthly Dishcloth KAL

I'm gonna pair 'em up and give them to my landlord's wife as a birthday gift. Her birthday is today too, but they are celebrating it tomorrow.

That's enough rambling for me tonight.
I hope y'all have a great weekend!

Hugs, health & happiness,