Kicking Caffeine

There are few things I like more than a great cup of coffee.  Traditional brewed.  French pressed.  Creamy espresso.  Iced.  Hot.  With frothy steamed milk or just a bit of cool almond milk.  Lightly sweetened.  A splash of vanilla.  A sprinkle of cinnamon.  And then there is soda.  I have treated myself to an afternoon…

Cursed with Procrastination

Either I was born with a procrastination gene or I live with this affliction because  of misdeeds in a past life.  Today, I took a sick day so I could actually get some work done!  It’s report card season, and I rather not spend the entire weekend plus a few late nights drafting diplomatic things…

Bread for St. Patty’s Day

Being of Irish heritage, I think there is something in my genes that makes me love this holiday!  Or maybe my affinity for St. Patrick’s Day comes from growing up with my mom’s green milk, corned beef, and cabbage, which often made for an exciting mid-week treat.  Whatever the cause, I can’t help but be…

For the Stylish Man In Your Life…

Originally posted on SuperRadNow:
who needs barneys or bergdorf, brooks brothers or j.press when you could knit him something so much more special … "the belted pullover vest in green" is suave yet sophisticated you could even go bold and try it in stripes! tres chic. Or maybe that special someone in your life is…

Big Cable Cardigan Pattern

The Big Cable Cardigan is inspired by Valerie Miller’s Spinster design.  I have high hopes that this will be a much-needed go-to garment for work and weekend wear!  My wardrobe is lacking a black or gray sweater to answer the daily question, “but it’s chilly this morning and what can I possibly wear over this…