A Chef & his wife enjoying everyday life!

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Potato and Onion Soup

It’s been damp outside and the weather has been cooler. Just the other day, the sky was dark, the air felt damp, and the leaves on the trees started to turn over to protect...

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How to knit icord

After recently crocheting a darling basket for my niece, I thought about how I could find a yarn thick enough to support a heavy duty floor basket with the same pattern. It would be...

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Moving to our new home

To start from the beginning – in the Fall of 2014, Emery interviewed for a new Chef position in Hilton Head, SC. Ohhh… how much do we love Hilton Head!  There were so many positive...

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Fluffy muffins

Freshly brewed coffee awakens my senses, letting me know that the day is beginning. If only I had a boisterous rooster to signal the sun’s appearance, but alias my rooster has turned into a...

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Crochet basket

Sometimes when I find myself with yarn that is special I’m hesitant to use it because I’m looking for the perfect project.  Not too long ago I found this beautiful yarn made by Ella...

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Half double crochet dishcloth

I just love making dishcloths.  They’re fast, inexpensive, and easy to make, plus for me it’s a great way to practice my stitch work. While I’m far from an expert with yarn I do...

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Knitting a open star dishcloth

Who loves to knit?  This girl right here.  Really, I love anything artsy fartsy and crafty. I attempted to start knitting years ago, but became so frustrated when I couldn’t do it, so I...