Another Beautiful Day In Chaos

sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't…

Chicken Tractors

I want one! Here is the design I’m planning to build: Courtesy of the Deliberate Agrarian my favorite design so far. With the ability to grow 40 meat chickens in one, and 30 or so egg layers in another possibly larger chicken tractor, I’ll be able to add eggs to our CSA baskets this year and eat homegrown organic chicken all year. Yum. The biggest benefit (IMO) of the chicken […]

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43 Reasons…

I love him for so many reasons, and being that it was his birthday, I’d like to name a few… He loves anything and everything I cook/bake for him, including his birthday cake. I found the recipe for it on RecipeZaar, (if you haven’t heard of it, go check it out! They’re credited for leading us to our favorite Creamy Burrito Casserole recipe too, another huge hit!) He shovels topless… […]

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My Koolhaas success!

It’s working! Truly. I have to say, when I knit this pattern again I will never use variegated yarn again. There’s a shorter (someone who gave up on this workout-of-a-knitted-hat-pattern on ravelry called Jesse’s Christmas Hat )version that is really quite cute and I’ve just begun making one into a baby hat for my sweet Sammy. This hat is so lovingly made and it was such a struggle at times, […]

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My Koolhaas hat…the bane of my knitting existence.

I’m in love with this gorgeous hat. This is Jared Flood’s Koolhaas hat pattern, inspired by architect Rem Koolhaas’s Seattle Library. However… after pulling it apart three times, I’m finally just past the first cable set… with 4 more to go. I found the most exquisite emerald green Noro Cash Iroha (Silk, Cashmere, Lambswool & Nylon) but it’s sort of holey and not really defined enough for what I had […]

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