Monthly Archives: March 2011

How Many Summer Dresses are Too Many?

Apparently I don’t have enough on my plate right now, between my thesis, final papers, plays to star in and costume, and an academic journal to release next week. Nope, apparently I’ve also got time to start (and finish!) summer … Continue reading

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Yarn Along Wednesday – Making Progress

This week I’m returning to the Too Cute to Resist Baby Leggings. To be honest, I’m just taking it slowly, given the crazy amount of knitting I did last week to have my Sandpiper cowl completed in less than five … Continue reading

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Monday Morning: To Do List

Last night, while trying to get to sleep, I decided I would have the laundry (yesterday’s chore…whoops) ready and going by 10am this morning. Thinking back on that now (it’s nearly 9:30am and I’m still on track), I thought about … Continue reading

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Friday FO – Sandpiper Cowl

Let me introduce you to Sandpiper, my finished cowl: I began this on Sunday, and had it blocked and ready to wear on Friday morning. Not bad, but I certainly knit up a storm this past week. It turns out … Continue reading

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Sewing 101 – Tunic Top

There’s been a whole lot of knitting going on here lately, but another large part of Household Sciences — sewing — hasn’t got its fair share of the limelight. I think might be in part because knitting is easier to … Continue reading

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Yarn-Along Wednesday – Another New WIP?!

There must be something wrong with my knitterly brain. Can I blame Ginny’s yarn-along? The desire to impress any visitors to the Dept. of HHS with something new and fanciful every week? No. I don’t think I can. I think … Continue reading

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History of Domestic Science 101 – McGill University, Montreal

Since the title of this blog was inspired by the universities that turned simple chores like baking and cleaning into a ‘science’ at the turn of the last century, I thought it might be a good time to take a … Continue reading

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