Birthday Zoo Trip…

For my just passed birthday (April 30th!) the BF and I took the day off from work and made a plan to head into the city.  It was a great plan, and one that was a bit more embellished than was probably realistic. Plan A -- take Metro into the city, hit the National Zoo, … Continue reading Birthday Zoo Trip…

Year of electronics…

This year has proved to be the year of the electronics for me.  Finally got around to switching to an iphone, enter iphone 4S, a few weeks ago Abe just today got my birthday gift early from the awesome BF.  I'm typing up this post from my new Kindle Fire, and I couldne be more … Continue reading Year of electronics…

baking season has arrived…

and it's really going to shove a tiny monkey wrench in my knitting time.  I love to bake, I especially love it when it turns out delicious.  Everyone's happy when I bake (usually).  Today was a perfect day...it was sunny, and bit warm and chilly and the wind was blowing pretty steady all day.   Perfect … Continue reading baking season has arrived…

rain and a NASA theme corn maze…

Things have been going gangbusters.  I've been busy knitting away finishing up on a custom order and as a result, the blog has been a bit neglected. As promised -- let's go back two weekends...it was a rainy week that was proving to be a rainy weekend.  The BF and I had a groupon to … Continue reading rain and a NASA theme corn maze…

wonderful weather…

it's been delightful the last few days.  The mornings have been a bit chilly, but nothing to serious. yesterday was one of the most lovely days I can remember in a few weeks.  In September we had only 2 'partly-sunny' days in our neck of the woods.  The rest was grey, cloudy and usually rainy. … Continue reading wonderful weather…

custom orders…

and lot's of them!  It's been a busy few days for The Yarn Cabinet.  I've gotten three custom orders and I can't WAIT to get started on them! this does NOT include a few custom orders I've taken on for my close friends -- thankfully I've got a little time before the clock starts ticking … Continue reading custom orders…

a knitted item for myself…

most of my knitting has been for others -- giving as gifts, or for those that have purchased. I have  a few select items that I have made for myself that I adore.  Tonight I just added to that collection -- I made myself a scarf.  It's orange, it's super soft -- it's delicious. And … Continue reading a knitted item for myself…