holidays, movies

Halloween Movie Marathon

A couple of weeks ago my Facebook feed was making a big deal about the ABC Family Halloween movie line up. Personally, I thought that it was a little lackluster. And then I looked at my own movie collection and though, I can do better. Halloween is my favorite holiday. I'm not a horror fan.… Continue reading Halloween Movie Marathon

comic books, comics, gifts, holidays, knitting, yule

A Geeky Yule

Missouri and I usually celebrate winter festivus on Yule for a variety of reasons, primarily that we are impatient and spent Dec. 25th with family. This year, I got spoiled with a variety of geeky treats, hitting all of the things that make me nerd-gasm:On the first day of Yule, my roommate gave to me:… Continue reading A Geeky Yule

Christmas, gifts, holidays, knitting

Giftmas Knitting Part III: Gifts for Knitters

Do you have a knitter in your life? Stumped on what to get them this holiday season? Afraid you'll disappoint them with your yarn selection? Fear not. Here's the KnotMagick Top 10 list of things to get your friendly neighborhood knitter (even if you know nothing about yarn):10. Gift cardsWhile this might seem like a… Continue reading Giftmas Knitting Part III: Gifts for Knitters

Christmas, crafts, crochet, gifts, holidays, knitting

Giftmas Knitting Part II: Project ideas

For those keeping track, Kwanza begins in 47 days, Christmas is in 45, Yule is 6 weeks from today and Hanukkah is one month and one day away. If you're a knitter, now might be a good time to start panicking if you haven't finished at least one of your holiday gifts yet. Never fear,… Continue reading Giftmas Knitting Part II: Project ideas

cats, Hermes, holidays, kitties, kitty

Happy Mother’s Day

Around here, most people know that when I say I'm going to do laundry, it's really a euphemism for "I'm going to Mom and Dad's to love on my kitty."It hurt more than I can say to leave him behind last October when I moved out, but between student loans, illness, and random acts of… Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day

family, holidays, illness

This isn’t what I set out to write. But it was the right thing to write.

Well, I said that details would follow, so here they are:There are a few reasons that the blog has been light on content and heavy on the random and silly lately. For starters, I've basically been sick since the middle of April. It started with an allergic reaction to a frozen dinner (why can't "chicken"… Continue reading This isn’t what I set out to write. But it was the right thing to write.

goals, holidays, new years

Happy New Year

Normally, I don't do resolutions. But this year, I have two. Two goals that I am very determined to reach: 1. Get a new job.2. Get published. Please note that 1 & 2 are not mutually exclusive. Cheers.

antique, crafts, fashion, hobbies, holidays, portable typewriters, Royal, sewing, typewriters

Hey! Look over there!

In an attempt to distract you from the fact that it has been over a month since my last post, and the typewriter revamp STILL isn't done, I present you with this:That would be one small part of the Christmas presents I received from my aunt. She got me a whole box of dresses and… Continue reading Hey! Look over there!