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Archive for November, 2008

SLR_1689 I wasn't the only one this morning happy to see some snow:)

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Thanksgiving Fun

IMG_4898 IMG_4892 Keith and I were fortunate to spend Thanksgiving with some friends.  We had a fantastic dinner that I was so anxious to eat that my pictures don't do it justice, but here goes.  Amazing appetizers, moist turkey, terrific sides and pecan pie for dessert.  We also had lots of fun with their kitties, who even got into the holiday spirit after dinner.    I hope everyone had a fabulous day!  6a00d83451d14f69e201053622a316970b-320wi IMG_4902   IMG_4916r

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Tradition

SLR_1644This weekend I decided to make a batch of my grandma's caramels.  I was a bit nervous to try the recipe at this altitude,  but thanks to fabulous instructions and some faith it turned out wonderful.  I dipped some apples and will wrap the rest.  My grandma would make these at the holidays when I was young.  She wrapped each one carefully in wax paper and we would try to make them last.SLR_1609

Apples and recipe  

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Sock Swap

Hallow sock Sunday brought with it our second sock swap.  I was blown away by the lovely red beaded swirl socks that Crystal knit for me (a perfect fit).  And the great goodies she included were spot on, a great martini wash cloth, martini glass stitch markers,  martini sticker buttons, euclan, almonds,  chocolate,  sock patterns and a skein of  lovely manos silk/wool blend and All Things Heather sock yarn.  SLR_1628 

I am so lucky that even though I have moved a couple thousand miles away that this fantastic group of knitters still include me in the festivities.  

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