A blustery and cozy November Sunday These past few weeks I have really caught the knitting (and crochet) bug. And it is perfect timing! Today is a cold and blustery November Sunday, the perfect day to stay cozy inside with some tea and some knitting! I actually have a ton of projects I am working… Continue reading New Yarn and Some WIPs
Who doesn't love a round up??! I know I do! There are so many patterns and projects out there that you are always going to miss something good in just a basic search. I think round ups are a great way to draw attention to some really great ones. I already have my next sweater… Continue reading Sweater Round Up: 6 Sweaters I Want to Knit
Late summer feelings.....photos not mine: collected over the years on the 'net. Wow....Where did August go?? Where did September go???!!! Where did this year go, for that matter? It has been a crazy year for me, professionally, personally, and mentally. I guess when I look back at all that has happened, I am not surprised to… Continue reading Dreams, Plans, and Late Summer Feelings
What is it about birthdays that make you feel so different? August 23rd and August 24th aren't really all that different. There is no big flash of lightening. The seas don't part and reveal a lost civilization. I don't wake up and look different or suddenly have more money or a new job or weigh… Continue reading Alison Blogs….Take #34?
Alright, I wouldn’t exactly say it’s Ok, but for now.....its ok. So what in the heck do I mean by that??? As it turns out, I suck at art. Pretty much all of it. And I am using that word very broadly. I can’t draw, I can’t paint, my photograph skills are lacking, I have… Continue reading I suck at art; and why that is OK
So everyone has a genre they love. Something they just can't get enough of; a theme that they devour with an unending appetite and crave in any media format they can find. Now that winter is coming, or rather already upon us, I figured I would share mine and give some recommendations.My obsession.....Arctic Horror.Yes, you… Continue reading My Great Love of Arctic Horror and Mystery
The synopsis....In 1986, Eddie and his friends are just kids on the verge of adolescence. They spend their days biking around their sleepy English village and looking for any taste of excitement they can get. The chalk men are their secret code: little chalk stick figures they leave for one another as messages only they… Continue reading Book Review :: The Chalk Man by C.J.Tudor
The synopsis....Vermont, 1950. There's a place for the girls whom no one wants--the troublemakers, the illegitimate, the too smart for their own good. It's called Idlewild Hall. And in the small town where it's located, there are rumors that the boarding school is haunted. Four roommates bond over their whispered fears, their budding friendship blossoming--until… Continue reading Book Review :: The Broken Girls by Simone St. James