Places We Go category

  • Shopping for Yarn in Iceland

    A few people have asked me where they could shop for yarn when they visit Iceland, so I thought I’d share my tips in a post. These tips are for someone who will be staying in Reykjavík and gett...
    Jan 30, 2017 No Comments

  • Icelandic Yarny Goodness

    Well, I managed to get all the yarn I bought in Iceland home in my suitcase…ok, my suitcase and Matt’s suitcase. It was so hard to stop myself as the yarns are about half the price as her...
    Jan 25, 2017 6 Comments

  • Always Looking For Inspiration

    Hi all! Sorry it has been a little quiet, but both Susi and I have been off on trips to the UK. Strangely, not together, but at the same time. Things should start to get back to normal around here now...
    Aug 24, 2016 2 Comments

  • Yarnover 2016

    I’ve been in Minneapolis for nine years and this year I finally made it to Yarnover, the MN Knitter’s Guild day-long event filled with classes and shopping. I took a class in the morning ...
    Apr 25, 2016 1 Comment

  • National Park Centennial Quilts

    Last month Matt and I took a fabulous trip to the island Hawaii. For the first part of the trip we stayed at Volcanos National Park in the historic Volcano House Lodge. What a stunning place with a br...
    Apr 21, 2016 1 Comment

  • Frozen On Ice

    We just went to Frozen On Ice. What a thrill. My daughter loves to ice skate and recently tried out for the (Jr) synchronized ice dancing team. She works hard at her lessons and always has a smile pla...
    Feb 26, 2016 No Comments

  • Icelandic Yarny Goodness

    I’m just back from a winter trip to lovely Reykjavík, Iceland. It was full of Christmas coziness, warm thermal pools, sparkling lights and, of course, wool. Iceland had the biggest December sn...
    Dec 11, 2015 5 Comments

  • Minnesota State Fair 2015

    Labor Day Weekend is over and the Minnesota State Fair is done for another year. It was a great year for entries in Creative Activities and I took lots of pictures to share with you. (For things I cou...
    Sep 10, 2015 15 Comments

  • Savile Row

    I had a day on my own in London on our recent trip (lucky me), and I had time for a little walk around. I realized I was walking past Savile Row and I started singing the song from Annie. I took a det...
    Sep 08, 2015 1 Comment

  • Knebworth Selvedge and Vintage Fair

    While visiting family in England, my husband found this “Vintage Fair” and we decided to go. They don’t have “flea markets” there, so we went with an open mind. The scen...
    Aug 12, 2015 4 Comments

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