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There is only one blog that scares me!

I use Bloglines to organize and follow blogs that I find interesting.

No one's life is simple which means blogs don't always fall into neat categories. But, I think I do a pretty good job. Of course, there are the

'Knitting Blogs"

Some of my favorites include...

Passing Down Crazy

Wendy Knits

Green Woman Comes Knocking

or Mary Scott Huff

I have another Bloglines Folder titled "Photographically Interesting". These are blogs that are inspirational to me in terms of improving my blog photography.

Definitely Pioneer Woman

Brooklyn Tweed

Raised In Cotton

or Reclaiming the Home

Oh, and the "Food" blogs!


or Smitten Kitchen

Going to Bloglines is like opening up a huge mailbox! Lots of delightful letters and packages.

None of the blog samples I have shared with you scare me. They inspire me! I want to "knit that", "photograph like that", "bake that" - Sometime In The Future!

The blog that scares me is the one that makes me want to stop whatever I am doing and knit! Seriously! If I am in the middle of a large, important project, I postpone opening the blog when I see there is a new entry. I definitely, under no circumstances, open a blog post in the morning. I will fight the knitting demons all day long and be so distracted that my work will suffer.

Who is this dangerous blog writer?


Yep, those are gnomes on the mitten!

And, strawberries!!

So, why do SpillyJane's designs cause such an immediate need to knit them? Accessability! SpillyJane frequently uses our Palette yarn.

Palette is a yarn that Kerin and Nina use a lot - we ALWAYS have lots of Palette in the office stash. See the problem?

SpillyJane is also an insanely prolific designer. It seems like every time I open her blog, she has another design!! Seriously! (I've been watching a lot of Grey's Anatomy re-runs so "Seriously" is my favorite word right now)

My favorite?

Cupcakes! Seriously!

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Comment by Maria Hanson on March 27, 2010 at 10:12pm
Wow! I'm thrilled to be part of such an amazing group of bloggers! I'm so glad you enjoy life at passingdowncrazy! Thanks for stopping by.
Comment by cherylbwaters on March 27, 2010 at 6:59am
Mary, I listen to a good book and knit while he watches the boob tube. So I do 2 of my favorite pass times at once. Though I must say I have to listen to the book numerous times since I'm paying more attention to my knitting. I'd eat the strawberries, too. But don't forget those yummy cupcakes! ♥c
Comment by banklady6 on March 27, 2010 at 5:24am
Cheryl--I totally agree..although I find myself knitting not reading..once his fingers hit the remote I'm done..and I love those mittens too!!!!! but I'd probably keep trying to eat them..fresh strawberries! YUM
Comment by cellogirl on March 26, 2010 at 6:01am
Love that blue Aran sweater with the shawl collar-- looked through the before and after blogs and couldn't find it--please, what's the source? The blogs are great fun--thanks much! Found a quilting BOM out of jellyrolls--great!!
Comment by Lisa C. on March 24, 2010 at 4:16pm
Thanks for the list of fun places to visit :-)
Comment by Amy Green on March 24, 2010 at 11:34am
I'm so bummed that Izzy is leaving Grey's!! Boo!
Comment by cherylbwaters on March 24, 2010 at 7:44am
Hmmm..... maybe it's a hybrid. It's so hard to distinguish art and science. Look at all those cool pictures of DNA. And think of all the science involved in mixing paints. LOL ♥c
Comment by Susan the Blue Lake Knitter on March 24, 2010 at 7:35am
Kelley, Cheryl has sarcasm down to a science - or is it an art? --S
Comment by cherylbwaters on March 24, 2010 at 7:12am
I'm not big on watching TV other than for classic movies, but I have seen one or two episodes so I think I might be able to get it right. I can at least give it my best shot. My DH channel surfs which I can't stand so I'm usually listening to a book while he watches TV. No, seriously, it's true! ROFL ♥c
Comment by Kelley Petkun on March 24, 2010 at 6:27am

If you add "Seriously" to your favorite words list, be sure to say it dripping with sarcasm. Watch a couple of early Grey's Anatomy and you will get the tone down perfectly.


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