Knitted Baby Blanket

My sister-in-law is having a baby boy in April and I wanted to make her something special. Her nursery colors are navy and grey and so I thought a little blanket using those colors would be perfect. Based on a combination of knitting patterns I found on Pinterest, I came up with this pattern for [...]

Book Review: Gathering Blue by Lois Lowry

Title: Gathering Blue Author: Lois Lowry Series: The Giver, #2 Published: September 25, 2000 Genres: Children's, Science Fiction My Rating: ★★★★☆ Add to Goodreads | Buy on Amazon In her strongest work to date, Lois Lowry once again creates a mysterious but plausible future world. It is a society ruled by savagery and deceit that shuns and discards the weak. Left orphaned and [...]

Knitted E-Reader Sleeve

My husband loves reading on his Kindle but he doesn't love the girly cover that I got for it (he has my hand-me-down). Instead of buying a new cover, he asked me to knit one for him. I searched and searched Pinterest and Ravelry for a pattern, but unfortunately, most patterns I came across were [...]

Book Review: The Selection by Kiera Cass

Title: The Selection Author: Kiera Cass Series: The Selection #1 Published: April 24, 2012 Genres: Young Adult, Romance My Rating: ★★☆☆☆ Add to Goodreads | Buy on Amazon For thirty-five girls, the Selection is the chance of a lifetime. The opportunity to escape the life laid out for them since birth. To be swept up in a world of glittering gowns [...]

Book Tag: Harry Potter

I'm doing this Harry Potter tag in honor of the fact that my husband is currently reading the series for the very first time! What house are you in? Ravenclaw. I'll be honest, I kind of wanted to get into Slytherin because it's cool, but Ravenclaw was a close second.  I've always thought Gryffindor is a [...]