Posted in November 2012

Pizza Recipe

I made three of these and put them directly in the freezer and then made 1 for dinner the other day. Directions are for 1 pizza. Each pizza serves 2-3. The pizzas are pretty thin and therefore not very filling. Ingredients Pizza Dough mix (check package for additional ingredients – mine just needed warm water) … Continue reading

Eyelet Lace Elegance Hat

Eyelet Lace Elegance Hat Original pattern here. I used the “in-the-round” version which someone posted in the comments. Needles: Size 8, 16 inch circulars, Size 8 double points. Cast on 84 stitches. Place marker at beginning of round and do 3 rows of K1, P1 ribbing. Pattern: Row 1: *P2, K5. Repeat from * Row … Continue reading

Weekend Review

This post is a day late, but last night got busy and I didn’t have time to recap the weekend. And what a pleasant long weekend it was… I took off work Wednesday, which I decided to do Tuesday night. After seeing how bad the traffic in the area was on Tuesday, I decided I … Continue reading

Pumpkin Seeds Recipe

Happy Thanksgiving! This year, I will be spending the holiday with MM’s family. I’ll probably be doing much of the cooking with MM’s mom. Hope you all have a great holiday! Meanwhile, enjoy this recipe for the seeds from that pumpkin you pureed for pie! Original recipe here. Ingredients Seeds from a pumpkin 4 Tbsp … Continue reading

Camp Rapidan Hike Review

Hurricane Sandy made it snow in the Shenandoah Mountains! Did you know that? Because I didn’t until we showed up to hike to Camp Rapidan. We didn’t even see the snow until we were already in the park… We were driving along Skyline Drive on our way to Milam Gap parking area, and the snow … Continue reading

Weekend Review

Too many long weekends lately make short weekends seem to go by way too fast. The weekend was a pretty short one. I got a bad headache on the way home from work Friday night so I went to bed pretty much right after dinner. Saturday MM had an autocross so I went to that. … Continue reading

Pumpkin Pie Recipe

As I told in the Pie Crust recipe, Sara and I decided to make a pumpkin pie from a real pumpkin. This recipe makes enough filling for about 2 – 9″ pies or 1 – 10″ pie plus a baby pie (which is what we had.) Adapted from this recipe. If you don’t want to … Continue reading

Technology is dumb

All of my technology is breaking! Over the weekend my phone started randomly jumping 5 hours ahead. And it is still doing that and I have no idea why. And then I went to turn on my computer tonight and got an error that says “Your computer was unable to start.” wtf?

Mid-November Goal Check-up

Since it is about the middle of the month, let’s see how we are doing on goals for this month: Finish knitting runner for new blanket chest. Carry over from last month. Finished! Hike with Sara 1-2 times per week. I think this will repeat until it gets too cold and dark. Fail! I failed … Continue reading

Strangling Vine Table Runner

I finally finished knitting the runner for my chest. Back story is that I have a second TV in my living for video games and wanted to put it on my new blanket chest. I didn’t want the TV to scratch the chest so I knit a runner to put under it. I adapted this … Continue reading