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Blogtober Day 7

The mug rugs are dry now and I trimmed up any loose yarn ends and they are so cute.

What do you think?

Today I spent at least six hours either driving or in Tulsa again today. 

Foggy out this morning. Very pretty

My father had an eye appointment so I had to go to his house pick him up and then take him to Tulsa where the appointment was. Then we went and had something to eat. I found it a very enjoyable day I haven’t spent time with my dad since we went to California in August. His eyes are fine, nothings changed in the past six months. My father has age related macular degeneration disease

Which means he gets his eyes checked often, at least every six months sometimes three months. When I got home today I ended up taking a nap. I was tired after the past two days.

While waiting for my dad I took my knitting with me. I started the new mitts and I do like the yarn, I just wish it was 100% wool but it’s a blend and seeing how this is my first time using this pattern I’m OK with it. If I like how the pattern makes up, I will go ahead and make another pair out of wool.

The quilt that I shown you yesterday that I put the binding on is one that was hand quilted, was a challenge our stitch group did where we each made their own version of the pattern. The quilt is from one Barbara Brackman book, a reproduction of a Civil War era quilt.  The name of the Quilt is Pea Ridge Lily

Picture of the original quilt  

For dinner I tried a new recipe. One off of A Skinnytaste web site

I love soups and I'm always looking for new yummy ones.

This is a keeper.... you know it is if "the man of the place" wants seconds.

I didn't informed him that it was a mix of potatoes and cauliflower. I work hard at getting him to eat more veggies.

It called for fresh cauliflower but I had some cauliflower rice in the freezer. Worked out just fine.

Ought to check out her recipes or books if you hadn't already.

till tomorrow 



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