Saturday, November 8, 2008

Cold and dreary outside...

The weather outside is frightful. It's cold, dreary, and rainy. It's the perfect weather for diving headlong into two of my favorite crafts: Knitting and baking.

Today, I plan on whipping up some pumpkin nut loaves to nibble on in the coming week and, later, I'm going to work more on the faboo scarf that I mentioned in my last post.

My Dragon is home today, so we're going to watch some shows, catch up on those we've fallen behind on and indulge in just lazing around the house a bit.

I have some yarn on the way in the mail that I should be getting on Monday or Tuesday and I need to sit down and do some Christmas planning. Cookies are definitely on the agenda (and I picked up a couple of Christmas cookies magazines to browse through) as are gifts for the family.

And because it's such a dreary day, I thought a spot of color might be appreciated. Here's the Lemon Drop roving I spoke about last time that is being spun for me to make some socks for my mom: