Category Archives: Loose Threads

Introducing KFC Bob

Every now and then my husband and I like get away from the old homestead and have some ‘us’ time.  It’s an opportunity for Awesome Dude and me to stop being parents for awhile and just be ourselves again.  It … Continue reading

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When Life Gives You Lemons…

  You may be familiar with this old adage.  If life hands you an unfavourable circumstance you neither wished nor bargained for, you should make the best of the situation and turn it into something sweet that everyone will be … Continue reading

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Itchin’ to Get Stitchin’ March 2011 Update

It’s time again to show you how far I’ve gotten with my stitching project; my seemingly endless stitching project. In the last update, I mentioned I would be posting a fresh update in January 2011.  It was my goal to … Continue reading

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Romeo, Romeo, Why For Art Thou

I don’t read the newspapers much these days.  There’s only so much gloom, doom and celebrity gossip a person can take.  So this front page story was a welcome change. It seems that a curious, and rather intrepid, fox cub … Continue reading

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A Stitching Mistake or Your Unique Touch? You Decide

I’ve been doing needlework of some kind for 40 years now and I still get excited when starting a new project.  I love every step of it.  I spend sometimes up to an hour trying to decide which of the … Continue reading

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Don’t Make New Year Resolutions, Make Changes

Hoping you all had a lovely festive season and wishing you a Happy and Prosperous New Year. The old routine is back in place here in the UK. The holiday season is officially over and most everybody is back at … Continue reading

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Itchin’ to Get Stitchin’ October 2010 Update

I know it’s November but this update really should’ve been posted in October. Unfortunately I haven’t progressed as much as I would have liked since the last update.  I allowed myself to get sidetracked by another stitching project which I’ll … Continue reading

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Introducing Two-Face Bob

In my last post, I spoke of a friend who kept me company during my recent bout with the flu.  Today, I’d like to introduce him to you.  His name is Two-Face Bob and he is my daughter’s Halloween pumpkin. … Continue reading

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I’ve Got the Flu; Can the Holidays Be Far Behind?

I’ve been poorly this past week.  Today is the first time since I fell ill that I’ve had the mental capacity to string intelligible words together to form sentences and convey thoughts. It all began with a familiar, and unwelcomed, … Continue reading

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Balmy Weather, a Miscreant Website and Other Distractions

Sorry I’ve been away so long, but as you may have surmised from the title, reality has again reared its ugly head and demanded my attention. Balmy Weather The weather here has been positively tropical.  According to the papers, it … Continue reading

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