At the River’s Edge

Oh, we had so much fun yesterday!
We went to the Dave Moore nature area, which is one of our favorite spots. It is specifically designed for those with physical impairments. It has picnic tables built to accommodate wheelchairs and wide paths and bridges over even the smallest ravine or creek.


We love this because it means it is toddler friendly! We even brought our stroller when Landon was a baby (although the second half of the trail is a little more challenging for strollers)
There are some huge strange rocks that the kids loved climbing around on.

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Triple Chocolate Cookies

Here is a reader favorite post/recipe from my other blog! Enjoy!
Xo Nikki


Triple Chocolate Cookies ShugaMama {making life sweet at home}

You know a recipe is going to be great when A) It’s from Pioneer Woman, B) It begins with 2 1/2 sticks of butter, and C) It contains more chocolate than flour.
This does not disappoint.

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Deal Me In

I have a somewhat silly way I keep track of pattern repeats.

Yes, it’s confession time. I keep cards in my knitting bag.


In this particular pattern, Looking Back, there is a 12 row repeat. Before I really got the hang of the pattern, I was having trouble keeping track of my rows.
Was I on row 3 or 10?

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How should I hem this tunic? I’ve tried a couple different lace options that were either too complicated or sloppy looking.
I don’t want bobbles, or garter or stockinette…

What should I do?!