Posts Tagged: winter

Vintage 40s Leopard Print Hat & Gloves Knitting Pattern

I adore – ADORE – leopard print!  Especially vintage leopard print anything.  It is one pattern that stands the test of time, and always manages to look classic and yet very modern.  It’s always fun to use leopard print as an accessory – it will add pop and pizazz to even the most mundane outfit…. Read more »

Hermit Mode and Laundry Drying in Winter

I’ll admit that I become somewhat of a hermit in wintertime.  I really believe in responding to seasonal changes, and just going with the gentle flow of what Mother Nature is presenting at any given time.  I’m learning to give up complaining about the weather; if there is one thing that you can’t do anything… Read more »

New Year’s Eve Soliloquy

Here it is, once again, that annual event that we all go through together whether we like it or not: the turning of the clock into the new year.  I’ve always liked the feeling of ending the old, and starting anew with a fresh clean slate.  Even though we carry our bag of emotions, concerns… Read more »

Winter Renewal

As much as I like to grumble about winter’s cold, snow, ice, sleet and rain, I secretly kind of like it.   Well, I don’t actually like the drastic weather conditions.  More so I like the changes it can evoke in me mentally, spiritually and emotionally.  I’ve learned, over time, to accept and even enjoy… Read more »

Cozy Toe-Warming Socks

Now that the cold, damp and clammy weather has settled in the Pacific Northwest, my feet have been letting me know for quite a while now that it’s time to get out the warm socks.  I have cold feet.  VERY cold feet.  Almost all the time except for summer.  Oh blessed summer when I can… Read more »