BSJs!

I finished two BSJs today (one just needed buttons). They are going to family friends who just had twins. They will be the cutest twins in the world in these!

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FO!!

Corey’s socks are finished!

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Flash.

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No flash.

The true color is actually somewhere in between the two.

Until next time,
Tonka

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Quick update

Nothing too exciting this past weekend. Brewed a double batch of beer with Corey for the Holyoke Canoe Homebrew Competition, and used our new counter-flow wort chiller, so that was cool.

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Also started some baby hats for Meaghan’a baby, Julia. Sadly I don’t have any pictures yet, but these are the colors I’m using:

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They’re going to be super adorable!

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Day out in Boston

Just got back from a nice day out in Boston. We started at the Homebrew Emporium in Cambridge to pick up a few ingredients for brewing on Sunday, and then continued on into town.

We had a very lovely lunch at Fire and Ice:

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We decided to drive back through Boston to get to the waterfront rather that trying to manage our way back and forth (we knew we’d be coming home late-ish). There was a lot of traffic, so we got some nice pictures:

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This is why we were there:

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But we came in a bit early, so we walked down to the Harpoon brewery with hopes of doing a tour, but they were all sold out.

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So we had some nice Irish Stout and watched the canning line for a bit:

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I didn’t take any pictures at the concert because I was having too much fun, but we did get a good one going back over the bridge on the way home:

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All in all I was a great day, and the rain even held off until we were half way home!

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Vacation in Vermont

Last week we were on our vacation in Vermont. We did a beer tour of some of the great breweries they have up there! Here are a few photos of the things we saw:

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That’s downtown Brattleboro. Such a cute little place!

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Stopped here to see how they make small scale machine made yarn!

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Production at Long Trail

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Magic Hat!

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Hops!

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Dirt road that the GPS sent us down that kept getting narrower and narrower until we came across a fallen tree.

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Yum! Salted caramel and White Russian ice cream!

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Moose in Bennington.

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Back home in Mass!

It was a great trip, but quite tiring. Loved every minute of it!

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Current WIP

Hey! I’m still around, I’ve just been crazy busy trying to get everything in order. Yupp, it took well over a year for everything to fall into place, but it’s all looking good now. :)

In case you’re wondering what I’ve been working on, it’s this:

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That’s a sock for Corey! I’m at the heel flap on the second one. :)

Regia Snowflake yarn on size 1 4-in Knitpicks Sunstruck.

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2 ingredient cake batter fudge

I know I don’t post cooking projects on here but this one was too amazing to pass up. I found the recipe here: http://cookiesandcups.com/strawberry-2-ingredient-fudge/ and had to make it my own.

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Ingredients:
1 bag white chocolate chips
1 can Betty Crocker Rainbow Chip frosting

Melt the white chocolate chips and stir in the frosting. Spread out into a pan (I use a square Pyrex) and chill about 30 minutes. I didn’t have any sprinkles to put on top, but I’m sure they would make this even better.

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