Crochet · Living Well & Spending Zero

New Color Scheme for 63 Easy To Crochet Pattern Stitches Afghan

I’m putting this here so I can find it for future reference when I start working on it.  The three main colors will be red, gray and white.  The first edging of the squares will be their same color and the second edging will be black.  They will be joined with black and the border… Continue reading New Color Scheme for 63 Easy To Crochet Pattern Stitches Afghan

Living Well & Spending Zero

31 Days of Living Well & Spending Zero

I got an email or saw something online about this challenge.  It really struck home for me and I’ve signed up to do it. Basically, you have to go for 31 days without spending any extra money on things that aren’t essential.    Essentials are going to vary from person to person, but some suggested ones… Continue reading 31 Days of Living Well & Spending Zero

Crochet · Etsy · Living Well & Spending Zero

Okay, changed my mind – Update on "63 Easy-To-Crochet Pattern Stitches"

I’ve been working on squares for the “63” afghan and posting the photos of each square.  Then yesterday (or the day before) it dawned on me that I wasn’t getting very much joy out of the colors for this afghan.  I know I chose them, but they were based on colors I chose years ago… Continue reading Okay, changed my mind – Update on "63 Easy-To-Crochet Pattern Stitches"

Crochet · Etsy · KonMari

Already halfway through the month!

I can’t believe it’s already September 16th!  The time is just flying by.  I have been busy working on clearing out clutter.  I “KonMari’d” my kitchen cabinets and reduced the number of pots and pans that I needed down to something sensible.  Seriously, I could have cooked for an army with what I had. I… Continue reading Already halfway through the month!

Crochet · Crohn's · Etsy · KonMari · made by Lisa Dean

If Not Now, Then When

Well, it’s been a very long time since I’ve blogged anything and as the magnet I recently purchased says “If not now, then when?”  So here I go. Where things stand right now.  I’m working full time on an overnight schedule.  I had surgery in June with regards to my Crohn’s and Colitis.  (I’ll write… Continue reading If Not Now, Then When