Foxy Brioche Scarf

Project Info Pattern: Foxy Brioche Scarf by Cherie Marie Leck Yarn: Pacific Chunky by Cascade Yarns Color 01 – Cream (<1 skein) Color 158 – Copper Brown (<1 skein) Color 48 – Black (just a bit) This pattern is conveniently written for either chunky or worsted yarn. This was especially fortuitous as our local yarnContinue reading “Foxy Brioche Scarf”

Harry Potter Gryffindor Style Baby Blanket

Project Info Pattern: Harry Potter Gryffindor Style Blanket by Little Bean Sugar Co. Yarn: Impeccable 100% Acrylic in Burgundy (3 skeins) Impeccable 100% Acrylic in Gold (2 skeins) Caron Simply Soft 100% Acrylic in Snow Sparkle (<1 skein) Lion Brand Basic Stitch 100% Acrylic in Lemonade (<1 skein) While acrylic isn’t my favorite yarn toContinue reading “Harry Potter Gryffindor Style Baby Blanket”

Irish Braided Cable Knit Headband

Project Info Pattern: Irish Braided Cable Knit Headband By Julie Yarn: Caron Simply Soft 100% Acrylic in Snow Sparkle (<1 skein) Some might notice that this project was created with the leftover yarn from the snitch wings on my Harry Potter Gryffindor Style Baby Blanket Time to Completion: Approx. 10 hours Project Notes: This wasContinue reading “Irish Braided Cable Knit Headband”

Camino de Fuego y Los Maya: Costa Rica (Part 4)

Day 14: Costa Rica We left decently early in the morning thinking we might make it onto the 9:00am ferry. With some rushing and a carefully timed breakfast we walked into the ferry area at 8:45am and bought our return tickets at the window (again 100 cordobas). Our tardiness to the launch area meant thatContinue reading “Camino de Fuego y Los Maya: Costa Rica (Part 4)”

Camino de Fuego y Los Maya: Nicaragua (Part 3)

Day 9: Managua We decided that, in the end, it really worked out for the best that our flight got changed since it meant a good night’s sleep for us + an unexpected visit to Antigua. We enjoyed our stay at Hostel Guatefriends where it felt as though we got to have our first nightContinue reading “Camino de Fuego y Los Maya: Nicaragua (Part 3)”

Camino de Fuego y Los Maya: Guatemala (Part 2)

Day Four: Getting to Guatemala Our AirBnB host was kind enough to arrange for a taxi to pick us up at 9am and drop us off at the Belize/Guatemala border for a reasonable price of 20BZD ($10). We frantically threw our stuff into backpacks and were stumbling out the door when the taxi arrived. WithContinue reading “Camino de Fuego y Los Maya: Guatemala (Part 2)”

Camino de Fuego y Los Maya: Belize (Part 1)

Day One: Flying into Belize After an overnight flight to Miami and a two hour flight to Belize City, we were more than ready to get off of the airplane. As we headed through customs the agent told me that I had to have a street number for where I was going and couldn’t passContinue reading “Camino de Fuego y Los Maya: Belize (Part 1)”

Zion/Mukuntuweap National Park

My parents have been telling me that I absolutely have to go visit Zion National Park ever since they visited a few years ago. So this year for my birthday, we decided that it was high time that we actually went. Our trip took place over Veteran’s Day Weekend which provided us with an emptyishContinue reading “Zion/Mukuntuweap National Park”

Southwest Memorial Trip 2019

Our trip started with a frantic drive out to Durango, Colorado. Our end goal of Mesa Verde National Park was filled to the brim with largely intact Pueblo Indian ruins that are only directly accessible to the public if they are guided in by a park ranger. The many overlooks and self-guided driving tours ofContinue reading “Southwest Memorial Trip 2019”