Aug 20

Cat Frenzy

Posted by Matty

We received a mysterious package that made the cats go crazy. What could possibly be inside? Did I mention the strange and funky smell?

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May 9

Dye-o-meme-a-rama

Posted by Nanc

I band-wagoned (this can be used as a verb, yes?) and joined the Dye-O-Rama swap. As part of this and to help my pal figure a good color and scheme for me, I’ve got a meme for y’all. No, you don’t HAVE to read it. No one’s forcing you, right?

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Apr 12

Cats and PEZ

Posted by Matty

When we got back from camping this weekend, PEZ rained down upon me like manna from the heavens. The only key difference are that the PEZ came via the post office and Froggies, and not so much from a giant bearded man in the clouds.

Oh, and there are also pictures of the cats, to tempt you into clicking on the “read more” link below.

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Mar 15

This past weekend we had a wonderful visit from Matt’s sister Rachel and her awesome family (Jason and baby Benny). Obviously, Benny stole the show and it was really all about him. (Hopefully this won’t cause too many issues for him in the future.)

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Jan 9

Okay, not truly infinity. But at times, it felt like it.

Yes! The Dr. Who scarf is complete! Done. Finito. Nada mas. And I’m not even saying that like the knitting part is done, but seamin’* and blockin’ still has to happen. I mean that it is ALL DONE… (well, except for mailing it off to my bro).

* Lilyan and Aubyn? That was especially for you!

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Dec 12

There is the occasional need for good, bad TV. And since the advent of “reality” shows, both the ‘badness’ and our need to watch has grown exponentially. I say this in the “we” of Matty and I, but I am fairly certain that a large portion of the populous are doing the same damn thing.

One of the shows that we watch is Cheaters. Joey (or Joel) Grecco tells us all about local (DFW area) infidelities and trysts. No, I am not going to write all about the greatness (of bad) that is Cheaters, or go on anymore about crap TV. This was all an introduction to prepare you for what you are about to see when you click ‘Read More’.

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Oct 5

Cats + kitten =

Posted by Nanc

How are our three, mature (not older, gotta watch that!) cats taking the invasion of Sir Walter? What do they think of his ultra cuteness and high energy? I believe that Dil’s look captures not just the moment, but their collective philosophy of new kitten.

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Jan 31

Ha-ha-hats

Posted by Nanc

More hats, ’cause that’s all I seem to be knitting. No, I’m not complaining. Just stating that all I seem to be knitting are hats. Hats are fine. Hats are okay. Hats are… well, hats. Not too complicated or technical; no great new stitches to learn. But they’re good and steady knitting. Hats.

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Jan 24

Sunny and freezing

Posted by Nanc

What’s up with the weather? One minute its warm and 70’s, and the next it’s below freezing at night. I don’t know which to wear: warm cozy hat & mittens or flip-flops.


Okay, so the hat and mittens aren’t for me. And no, they’re not for C3PO either. (I apologize for appropriating C3PO as my model, but really – he doesn’t mind a bit.) The Big Red hat is a Skittermagoo pattern and knit from Rowan Big Wool and Big Wool Tuft. The Big Red mittens are modified from a Rowan pattern (I’m writing the notes up on these, and still want to make a few additional modifications). And yes, that’s an idiot cord connecting them!

This set (including a possible quickie scarf) is for my SIL, Rachel. They’re part of her Xmas pressies. Oh sure, could she ever use them now! But she’ll have to satisfy herself with looking at them on our blog until the rest of the stuff is done. (Sorry sissy.) There’s a similar/different Big Red hat version for my other SIL, Lisa, which should be shipped soon.

The fancy, frou-frou flip-flops? Oh, they’re mine. I picked up some plain ol’ boring flip-flops from the store for the girls, and everyone brought some of their novelty yarn stash to share. A quick print of the pattern in a crocheted version and a knit version, and we’re in business. What a fun project for my gal-pals, although only Angi got hers done AT the Slumber Party.

Dil, however, did not seem to care much for them. In fact, it put her off the catnip egg roll a bit. Nothing but nothing is moving her from those sun rays tho!


Jan 19

iPuss

Posted by Nanc


click for a peek

What’s this? Did we pick up another kitten? Has a witch turned our cats to knit toys? (I wish. Heck, Dil would be a bowling ball bag!) Nope, this is my new, hand-made by my rockin’ secret pal Kathy, awesome iPuss. (Yeah, I was going to go with iPussy, but…. )

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