Author Archives: Laura

with wool

I love making these crochet animals! There is just something about a homemade baby gift that I can’t resist. Baby quilts are lovely, too (and a bit more practical) but these cute creatures are so quick and easy to make. … Continue reading

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tussock

I probably should have been an entomologist, what with the strange fascination for weird and beautiful bugs. Isn’t he great? He’s going to turn into a tussock moth, but he shouldn’t be on my Nanking cherry bush; supposedly he prefers … Continue reading

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love

The girls don’t cook independently. I’m not at all concerned about this; cookbooks are great for learning from, as the ones that I’ve purchased most recently (Scandinavian Comfort Food) read as though someone is in the kitchen right with you. … Continue reading

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season

The lilies have finished for the season, but they were pretty glorious. Even though the leaves did end up with quite a few holes from the lily beetle, I managed to “pick and squish” my way ahead of that hoard. … Continue reading

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street scene

Chadd’s flat tire gave me the opportunity to take the bus to my dentist appointment. The only upside of the whole experience is that I got to people-watch from a whole new perspective.

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new project

Not sure how long it takes wool to dry… Not sure what the end of this project will look like… Not sure if I’ve even done this right… And I’m really not sure that my neighbours don’t think I’m crazy. … Continue reading

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animals

Nothing else to see here…and to top it all off, the hippo hasn’t had his photo taken yet.

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