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Monday, November 21, 2011
On Sunday, Loren came over and we crocheted for a few hours. I always love to see what she's working on!
I also spent the entire weekend watching Breaking Bad. It's not the most relaxing show to crochet to, but I can't stop watching. I only have one episode left of the latest season and it's going to be insane!
Saturday, November 19, 2011
Friday, November 18, 2011
I'm starting a new blanket that is so perfect, but here's the pattern. It actually comes with a chart too, so I think I can swing it. The last big pattern I used was from Australia, so I'm becoming a pretty international crafter. Maybe when I actually find a US crochet pattern, it will seem easy (or I'll be clueless, because I'm always converting).
Thursday, November 17, 2011
Oliver is not a big TV watcher. He's usually cuddled up in a ball or sleeping under the covers and always oblivious to the television, but there is one show he's into - The XFactor.
I've stumbled upon that show twice now, and those are the two times he's actually stared at the TV.
This was last month.....
And this was last night.
Here is Beth's theory.
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
Last weekend, Roey & Steve came to visit us! We had a really fun weekend! Dog park, Chinese with friends, Football, Nightline Mysteries, White Christmas, Dress shopping, Coors Brewery, Snooze, P10, Bubba Gump's, Senor Ricks, Starbucks, Estes Park, IKEA - what am I missing? I think I got most of it! Anyway, we had a grand ole time & I'll see them both in a month, so I can't really complain!
Monday, November 14, 2011
Tuesday, November 8, 2011
Last week I saw a tutorial for a button collar on the Freckled Nest blog. Oliver had to have one, of course! When I find a cute collar, it's always so expensive, so this was the perfect solution. I really wanted to add red buttons for the Christmas season, but I resisted...for now anyway.
Monday, November 7, 2011
I've been wanting a pink Christmas tree forever! Last year, I had this exact one in my cart and took it out at the last minute. Yesterday, Marie didn't let me make that mistake again.
It's not quite decorated yet, but Oliver is still in awe of it.
P.S. I still had all of my Halloween decorations up, so I decided to take them down, but then I still had pumpkins around that can stay through Thanksgiving...maybe this means I'm decorating too early!
Thursday, November 3, 2011
We had another snowy day yesterday, and another snowy morning walk. I wore my North Dakota winter coat for the first time this season! I think it was only 18 degrees when I left my apt. I almost put Oliver's little coat on, but I knew he'd be embarassed in front of all the huskys and labs of the neighborhood.