My Maternity Fashion
This blog post is somewhat of a departure from what I typically blog about (crochet, baking, travel), but I thought it might be helpful to write about how I’ve been styling my outfits with my ever-growing baby bump. Besides being an avid crafter, I also love reading style and fashion blogs, and it’s been a fun challenge figuring out how to look stylish while being pregnant! I have...
Lychee Frozen Yogurt Recipe
With the heat of the summer upon us, it’s the perfect time for ice cream and frozen yogurt! Last year, I blogged about our frozen yogurt recipe here and how wonderful it is being able to make our own frozen yogurt whenever we want with our Kitchen Aid ice cream maker attachment. We wanted to experiment with some different flavours, so we tried making a lychee frozen yogurt since lychee is...
Last week I blogged about an adorable Jumpin’ Jellyfish that I made for a girl moving overseas with her family (see the blog post here and this hilarious gif file that a reader made for me here). As her older sister flipped through Ana Paula Rimoli’s book “Amigurumi Toy Box”, she told me that she loved the hot dog the most because she loved food! Given how there were...
As you know, I love gifting amigurumi I have crocheted with love to children we know. I made the P.J. Teddies for a pair of sisters, and Hedgehog & Elephant Ballerina for another pair of sisters who were moving overseas. This month, a family dear to us will be moving overseas as well. Their two girls came over a couple weeks ago and were flipping through my “Amigurumi Toy Box: Cute...
Crochet Corner: Minion
I first blogged about the amigurumi Despicable Me Minion we made back in October. He certainly was a labour of love as we spent countless hours working on all his details (he’s still the largest amigurumi we’ve made to date) and writing up his complex crochet pattern. After publishing the step-by-step and pattern posts, I wondered whether anyone would try making him. I really hoped...