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Living, Learning, and Feeding the Soul

Living, Learning, and Feeding the Soul

Living and Learning I am a big believer in trying to find a silver lining or lesson in everything that happens in life.  That’s my way of trying to make something good of situations and experiences that are often anything but good.  Sometimes those lessons are positive; sometimes they aren’t.  But there is always something to […]


College and Crochet

College and Crochet

A little bit of Hermione… I am truly loving most of my classes this semester!  I only have one that is a traditional classroom setting, albeit an online one.  That is my Mythology and Modern Life class.  I really am loving my class in terms of what I am studying.  My professor is amazing; I’ve done […]

Posted 28 October 2013 by Kim Deister in Craftastic Goodies, School Days / 0 Comments

Sugar Cones… in yarn!

Sugar Cones… in yarn!

I literally just finished the Sugar Cone Skully Hat by Julie of Gleeful Things and I LOVE it!  It is the worsted weight version of her VERY popular Waffle Cone Slouchy Hat.  This pattern was super easy, all single crochet and double crochet.  There was an error in the 4th round, but one that is super easy to correct. […]

Posted 4 October 2013 by Kim Deister in Craftastic Goodies / 0 Comments

New pattern added…

New pattern added…

I uploaded a new pattern today to my Ravelry store, also available here on my site.  But if you want a printable PDF, you can click on the Ravelry button and it will download to your computer without needing to be a member.  I call it the Spikes & Bobbles Tablet clutch and I love […]

Posted 27 September 2013 by Kim Deister in Craftastic Goodies / 0 Comments



Adventures in ink…

Adventures in ink…

Yesterday my eldest went from ink virgin to tatted up.  While I don’t see him becoming as inked and steeled as I am and will be, I foresee more in his future!  He went first, but I got one, too, an admittedly unusual mother/son bonding experience! We started our day at the tattoo place, discussing […]

Posted 13 January 2013 by Kim Deister in Pretty in Pictures, This & That / 0 Comments



It’s only Wednesday and I am ready for the weekend, which is probably NOT a good sign, huh?!  I blame it mostly upon the juvenile delinquents that live in our neighborhood and a sexist pig in the form of our Slum Lord.  It all began Thursday afternoon after school.  I was in the back of […]