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I give up…

I am really not a bad cook. Forget it, I am a good cook and a good baker.But this thing has defeated me. I have won it 2 years ago at the charity auction. It is a bread machine, that was supposed to provide my family with lovely fresh bread in the morning. I dreamed about making sandw
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Chronically pregnant.

I am feeling chronically pregnant. It is not because I have had six kids in 12 years. Also some of those pregnancies were very, very long. It is The Vest. My wonderful, maddening, finish-defying Vertical Vest. I have been working on it on and off and very off for the past 2 years. I h
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My stash news flash

We have been busy. Yesterday my DH took photos of the “yarn that lives in our bedroom, under the beds”. A week before, we photographed all other “yarn that lives in my bedroom”. We have now over a hundred pictures and I have been busy matching up names and face
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Here are some Purim pictures

It was a treat to have been visited by the Q-girl. And here are my kids: Rivka (9 y.) ready to clown around My little princes in a dress made by Mammy- Shterna Sara (15 month) My big-little boy Shraga Feivish (11 y.) She is a “mammy” – Chaya Mushka (7 y.) He is not a
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So the Purim is over, what next?..

This is a day after the day after. I might not be very coherent. Please, excuse me, I am just emerging from the chocolate coma. As I look around I see the debris, candy wrappers, packets of chips, colorful bags. Children are in school. No, this deserves an exclamation mark. Children a
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Purim update

Today is Purim! Here is my total so far. I have knitted three “Clowny Hats” out of four. The pattern for the third hat has been posted for your pleasure. I think my fourth kid will be “me”, as in “Mammy”. Frankly, I am tired of this yarn and pretty
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