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New Favorites: The hats of BT Men Vol 2

Yesterday Brooklyn Tweed released BT Men Volume 2, and my favorite patterns are the two beautifully cabled, perfectly unisex hats. Crag by Jared Flood, up top, features the most gorgeous staggered, interlocking horseshoe cables. 53 more words


Review: I'll Meet You There by Heather Demetrios

I love summer-after-high-school graduation stories. There’s so much potential for growth and change as the characters try to figure out what they will become in a new setting. 353 more words


Review: Between You & Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen by Mary Norris

I’ve got a bad habit of buying books about the history and proper usage of the English language and not reading them. I’ve got a shelf in my home library that’s attractively stacked with books like Bill Bryson’s… 383 more words

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All day yesterday, I kept thinking it was Saturday…and lo and behold, here we are at Monday!  245 more words

Chasing Away The Blues

New Favorites: the Purl Bee three

Just as people’s attention is starting to turn toward warmer-weather pursuits, and the pace of new knitting pattern releases slows to a painful crawl, the… 195 more words


Picture Book Roundup #6

It’s that time again: time to tell you about the picture books I’ve been enjoying with my toddler. We make frequent use of our local library to take picture books for a test run; if we didn’t try books on for size before buying, my house would be overrun. 674 more words

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New Favorites: the perfect Summer aran

One night last week, we went out for ice cream at the local hotspot in my sister’s tiny coastal Florida town. Bob and I were enjoying the warmth, but the temperature must have dipped below 80 or something — the locals were all wearing jean jackets or sweaters, and you could tell they were savoring the chance. 77 more words