Sunday, January 10, 2010

Back to normal

We have resumed our normal crazy-ass schedule chez Dear. Actually, it's even crazy-asser, because Émilie has begun horse-back riding lessons on Sundays. Seems like our weekends are spent trying to schlep the kids to various activities or keeping them otherwise entertained, while simultaneously trying to get everything we need to get done to prepare for the coming week. Hence, the term DORMA day was coined.

I made a giant pot-o-spaghetti sauce (with which Phil made an awesome lasagna)...

I made pumpkin chocolate chip cookies...

...which I used to bribe my way into Kate-the-Enabler's house for an emergency play date this afternoon (I figured it'd go over better than saying "Please let us come over before we become feral and eat our own young!!!").

I also scaled Mount Washmore (haven't reached the summit yet), cleaned the hampster's cage, watered the plants... Yessir, it's excitement 24/7!

I also cast on for a pair of leg warmers for Émilie. She asked me to knit her a pair after skating class yesterday, and of course I'm being super fussy about it, even though, let's face facts, all I really need to knit is a long tube.

I'm using Regia Kaffe Fassett in the Landscape Celebration colourway, and as you can see, I've already frogged it a few times... These will be my metro knitting for the next few weeks. I should really get started on the second Conwy sock, I suppose. I've never fallen victim to second sock syndrome, but after all that nearly black yarn, I'm going to enjoy some bright self-striping action, let me tell you.

Alright! Those cookies are calling my name, the vixens.

Happy Knitting Everyone!

7 comments:

Ali P said...

Nom nom nom!!
Will you and Kate come to Pub Night Wednesday???

Caroline said...

Those cookies look yum! I think they're the same ones I've made a while ago.

Sinéad said...

Cookies & lasagne. mmm. Sounds like you've been busy chez toi! Those legwarmers are going to look great, really colourful!

Mrhide said...

those cookies are evil.

Sereknitty said...

Those cookies look very tempting!

Knit and Purl Mama said...

Those cookies look delicious. Where is the recipe from? Care to share?

Ahh, leg warmers. That's why I want to have a girl! I can't wait to see them finished, and modeled by her on the ice...! I'm expecting action shots!

Now I'm hungry for cookies. Thanks.

jeloca said...

What is in your spaghetti sauce? Is it chicken?