With the right hat, nothing else matters! I love knitting hats. They come in every shape, size and creation imaginable. You can match them to your outfit, your mood or the weather. The options are endless. Liberated Orphan wips two, three and four are hats! Completed project number four, I'm no Chicken, has been in…Read more Hats


Opt Outside: Black Friday Hike

Shall I not have intelligence with the earth?  Am I not partly leaves and vegetable mould myself?  Henry David Thoreau The Friday after Thanksgiving is known as Black Friday in the U.S. It's one of the most commercial days of the year. This is the second year REI and other companies have shut their doors…Read more Opt Outside: Black Friday Hike


Expect nothing and appreciate everything. Today is American Thanksgiving. For many this involves over eating, American football and time with family. When the British Hubby and I were first dating, I introduced him to his very first pumpkin pie. We quickly decided to make this foodie holiday our own, but with a unique twist. Earlier…Read more Gratitutude


If you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere. ~ Vincent Van Gogh This week has been a bit of an emotional roller coaster. Hiking and being out in nature has an amazing restorative effect. It soothes the soul. The British Hubby and I had a chance to enjoy mother nature on Friday. We…Read more PCTP