Some days I sit here and type and wonder…does anyone even look at my blog? I, of course, enjoy the messages and emails I receive often, but sometimes you still wonder. Today I received a message that made my day. Cindy, the creator over at Journey with Healthy Me, nominated me for the Mystery Blogger Award.Read more
I knew 2015 was going to be a big year for me. I was finishing my nurse practitioner degree program, oldest son was starting his last year in grade school, and I was turning 40. I wanted to capture the year differently and not just by a few pages in a scrapbook. I had a photographer friend who was challenging others to do a daily photo challenge. Challenge accepted. I was ready & starting on January 1st I took one picture each day on Instagram.
Christmas. 1986. This was the year my Aunt Sheila gave me a homemade orange crochet bag filled with yarn, crochet hooks and lessons on how make that yarn into something. Over the years I perfected my rows and could always knock out a mean granny square. While I have made little blankets for family and friends newborn babies, I never took the time to make a “large” blanket for just myself. So in late 2016, 30 years after I was introduced to the art by Aunt Sheila, I put myself up to challenge of a daily crochet temperature blanket.