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Kitchen Week 2018

It’s Kitchen Week on the Holiday Grand Plan. Truth to tell, I basically skipped Guest Room week as well as Kids Room week. I have no kids, but I usually do the office that week and the sewing room, which […]

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DYW Day 4

I’ve completed two pairs of pants and one top. Today I’ll make the HotPatterns Coco Jacket. I watched Pam Howard’s Craftsy class on sewing with knits and feel prepared. I’m assuming that I can sew it up in the morning […]

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HGP Lists Week, part II

More lists for list week! Goodies for Sharing/Gifts. Decide how much needs to be made and divide it between the weeks from now through December 1. Turtle Dove Bars Turtle Dove Bars 2 Gingerbread Snowflakes Financiers Venetians Eggnog Cutouts Grinch […]

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HGP Lists Week, part I

I’m starting out with these lists: Visits to makeĀ  I usually don’t plan on any visits, but I think this year it might be fun to visit the grandchildren in their homes to see their trees. Maybe Boxing Day, which […]

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Dining Room Week

It’s Dining Room week on the HGP. I made Fiori di Sicilia Spritz Cookies for the freezer. They’re a light, delicate cookie that should freeze well. The flavoring is “Flowers of Sicily.” I also made Cranberry Fudge, which should keep […]

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HGP Attic Week

Once again — or maybe still — I am not feeling well. Fortunately, it was a perfect day to stay on the sofa with a nice warm blanket and a Murdoch Mysteries marathon and Christmas knitting. Above, the front of […]

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Xmas WIPs

I’ve been working on Christmas gifts for an average of an hour a day, as instructed by the HGP. But I’m being a bit of a yarn slattern as I do it. Here are three Xmas WIPs. This is one […]

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End of Pantry Week

For a couple of months now I’ve been getting irritated by the messiness of my kitchen and pantry, but reassuring myself that kitchen and pantry weeks were coming up on the HGP, and all would be sorted then. But the […]