The one where we continue to stand

baby watch.  Every morning I say to myself, “Today’s the day, I’m sure of it” and then every night I tell myself, “It’s going to happen tonight, I just know it”.  But Mr. Iknead and I, not to mention Babymama and Babydaddy, are getting so excited, it’s hard to think about anything else.  All in good time, I know.

I tried out a new recipe Sunday from my new Sarabeth’s Bakery cookbook, Maple Walnut Muffins, and my official taste testers (really just whoever I can capture at that moment) give it a resounding thumbs up.  Very tasty, not too sweet.  A success.  Here’s a pic of one of the muffins with my current WIP sock sharing the stage-


The sock pattern is Circle Socks, courtesy of a free Rav pattern download. 

Know the true value of time; snatch, seize and enjoy every moment of it.  No idleness, no laziness, no procrastination:  never put off til tomorrow what you can do today.  Philip Dormer Stanhope, Lord Chesterfield




The one where she may be getting

a little weary of the cold weather that’s been blanketing Arkansas the past week or so.  Today, it’s been alternating between sleet and snow since about 8 a.m. or so. Even though it’s really cold, like in the 20s, it’s been nice having my schedule cleared, being able to take my time, piddling around the house and doing some baking.  I made some Sugar Donut Mini Muffins that turned out to be very tasty, just like, duh, sugar donuts.  It’s a keeper I think.  I pulled the recipe from the internet,, one of my favorite recipe sites.  Quick pic –

Legwarmer update:  Five inches to go!  The end is in sight!

To be content with what one has is the greatest and truest of riches.  Cicero (106 BC-43BC