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Eeyore Crocheted Stuffed Animal November 14, 2013

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I recently found the pattern for this little cutie and couldn’t help myself. Luckily, I had suspected one of my closest friends of being ‘with child’…and on the night I put the finishing touches on my little friend, I got a delightful call telling me she was, in fact, carrying a little lima bean. I will add the pattern with pictures shortly, please stay posted to get it. This was possibly the most simple pattern I have ever done and one of the easiest stuffed animals I’ve made to piece together properly after. It really only took me a few nights in total to complete this and was not difficult to complete. You can find the original pattern here.

 

I finally have a chance to add the pattern for Eeyore! I hope everyone enjoys making him as much as I did! Good luck, and if you need any help or have any additional questions feel free to ask!

 

Body

IN BLUE

Row1: Ch2, in first stitch, sc6.

Row2: *Inc. x 6* (12)

Row3: *Sc, Inc.* x 6 (18)

Row4: *2Sc, Inc. x6 * (24)

Row5: *3Sc, Inc. x 6 * (30)

Row6-15: Sc around (30)

Row16: *Sc13, Dec. x2 * (28)

Row17: *Sc12, Dec. x2 * (26)

Row18: Sc around (26)

Row19: *Sc11, Dec. x2* (24)

Row20: Sc around (24)

Row21: *Sc10, Dec. 22 x2* (22)

Row22: Sc around (22)

Row23: *Sc9, Dec. x2 * (20)

Row24: Sc around (20)

Row25: * Sc8, Dec. x2* (18)

Row26: Sc around (18)

Now you should stuff the body.

Row27: * Sc4, Dec. x3* (15)

Leave a very long tail for sewing later on.

Head

IN CREAM

Row1: Ch2, in first stitch, Sc6 (6)

Row2: *Inc. x6* (12)

Row3: *Sc, Inc. x6 * (18)

Row4: * 2Sc, Inc. x6* (24)

Row5: * 3Sc, Inc. x6* (30)

Row6: *4Sc, Inc. x6* (36)

Row7-11: Sc around (36)

CHANGE TO BLUE

Row12-13: Sc around (36)

Row14: *Sc4, Dec. x6 * (30)

Row15-18: Sc around )30)

Attach Eyes.

Row19: *3Sc, Dec. x6 * (24)

Row20: *2Sc, Dec. x6 * (18)

Stuff head.

Row21:*1Sc, Dec. x6 * (12)

Row22: Sc around (12)

You may need to add more stuffing at this point. Leave long tail for sewing later on.

Back Legs

IN BLUE

Row1: Ch2, in first stitch, Sc6 (6)

Row2: *Inc. x6 * (12)

Row3: * Sc, Inc. x6 * (12)

Row4: *2Sc, Inc. x6 * (24)

Row5-13: Sc around (24)

Row14:*2Sc, Dec. x6 * (18)

Row15-16: Sc around (18)

Row17: *1Sc, Dec. x6 * (12)

Row18-20: Sc around (12)

Fasten off, lave tail for sewing later on.

Front Legs

IN BLUE

Row1: Ch2, in first stitch, Sc6 (6)

Row2: *Inc. x6 * (12)

Row3:* Sc, Inc. x6 * (18)

Row4-14: Sc around (18)

Row15: *4Sc, Dec. x3 * (15)

Row16-17: Sc around (15)

Row18: *3Sc, Dec. x3 * (12)

Row19-20: Sc around (12)

Fasten Off, leave long tail for sewing later on.

Ears

IN BLUE

Row1: Ch2, Sc 4 in second stitch from hook (4)

Row2: *Sc1, Inc. x2* (6)

Row3: *Sc2, Inc. x2 * (8)

Row4: *Sc3, Inc. x2 * (10)

Row5: *Sc4, Inc. x2 * (12)

Row6: * Sc5, Inc. x2 * (14)

Row7-14: Sc around (14)

Row15: *Sc5, Dec. x2 *(12)

Row16-18:Sc around (12)

Row19: *Sc4, Dec. x2 *(10)

Row20: *Sc3, Dec. x2 * (8)

Fasten off, leave long tail for sewing.

Tail

IN BLUE

Ch20

Skip 6, sl st back through all stitches and fasten off.

Cut black yarn and fasten to end of tail without loop.

Tie pink ribbon around the tail and then you will use the loop to attach to the body.

 

Now you will need to attach all the limbs to the body. This is simple. You can sew them on with the extra yarn you left at the end of each set. Good luck!

I’ll be making another one soon, I’ll be sure to add plenty of photos so that you can easily see how everything should look. Thanks for reading!

 

Zip Lining, The Most Terrifying Experience Of My Life. October 1, 2013

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This is a photo of my husband and I on our second anniversary. For some reason, we decided that going zip lining would be a fun activity for two people with a fear of heights and a massive hangover. In case you were wondering, the only reason we thought we should drink heavily before an early day of zip lining was because these two dumbasses chose to get married the day after my birthday. Now, every year on my birthday I’m supposed to be mindful of the following day’s festivities. Not to mention that my birthday fell on a Friday this year, (Yes, Friday the 13th) so we had Friday night and Saturday night to celebrate. Now we are both forced to be obnoxiously hungover on our anniversary, yet still feel pressured to do something fantastic. Great idea, huh? Anyways, we got lost trying to find the mountain, yes, I realize how ridiculous that sounds, and ended up being late and holding up the entire group. I was hoping to lay low in my drunken stupor, however, walking up to a group full of angry, pre-harnessed, impatient sheriff’s was not my idea of laying low. We then proceeded to wander around looking for the desk to check in and sign a waiver, (which immediately made me nauseous) and then the instructors offered to dress us since we had already held up the group and it was clearly time to go. After apologizing and making some lame ass jokes we proceeded towards the chairlift of death. I hate chairlifts, whenever I used to go skiing or snowboarding or whatever I used to do at these places I would ride the T lift because it didn’t involve being dragged up hill by rotten wood and flimsy cables. In this scenario, the T lift doesn’t exist and we were already a nuisance. So I bit my tongue and slithered into my seat with every ounce of willpower I had. Every time that stupid rotten chair went by a post and over the rolling things it felt like we were about to collapse. It was ridiculous. The next day I was telling a friend about the experience and she informed me that a few years ago that very chair lift had collapsed with people on it and they just stuck that thing right back up. I’m really glad I wasn’t told this little parcel of information before my death ride up the mountain. When we reached the top I practically pushed Andrew off trying to get back to level ground. We hiked a little ways and made it to our first line. This, was extremely nerve wracking for us, however the mood was lightened by the men kneeling crotch level and tightening our harnesses…Andrew’s pants must have shot up a mile revealing his bare ankles. Hilarious. Unfortunately, I did not get a photo of this particular sight because I was busy watching our friend Brandon making awkward small talk with the man tightening his harness. So we got in line and they starting hurling people off the platform. It was crazy and scary and I thought I was going to puke. I let most everybody go ahead of me and when it was my turn I reluctantly left Andrew’s side and forced myself up the stairs. They hooked me up and said, “whenever you are ready”. I walked up to the edge, bent my knees, and waited. I felt like i probably looked as if I was trying to shit with the awkward stance. The lady leaned over and said, “I said, whenever you are ready”. At this point I was terrified and frustrated and yelled back at her that I wasn’t fucking ready yet. Eventually I slid off the edge and went flying across the river to the other side. I was going a million miles per hour when it flipped me around so I was coming up to the platform back to and completely blind. Once my legs slammed against the platform I figured I was there. The instructor enthusiastically asked if I loved it with a big goofy grin on his face. Of course, I responded with an equally enthusiastic, ” HELL YES THAT WAS FANTASTIC!!!!”. I turned around and gave Andrew a big toothy grin and thumbs up, which I’m quite positive he didn’t see. And watched him come flying towards me with a look on his face that I could never describe. It was a cross between terror, excitement, and possibly shitting his pants. I’m sure, it was exactly how my face looked minutes before, which I confirmed when our friends Jenny and Brandon showed us the very flattering videos they took while I was flying through the air. Much to my surprise, zip lining was actually quite delightful. I didn’t need to wait 20 minutes the next 6 platforms I practically ran off. Andrew had a blast as well, however he wouldn’t admit the fear he had on that first line. For anyone afraid to go zip lining I have a few things to say to you:

1. Do not drink the day before or of your zip lining adventure.

2. Do not let the fear stop you, it’s really fun and not at all scary once you get past the chair lift of death.

That is all.

I would like to add one last picture of us on the chair lift so everyone can see how terrifying it was, and also a photo of us when we first got there. I’m pretty sure the instructor in the background is talking shit about us. Enjoy.

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My Niece’s Birthday February 25, 2013

Today was my brother-in-law’s birthday and his daughter, Eli’s birthday. We went to my mother and father in-law’s house for dinner and I made the cake. We got her this cool drawing board thing that lights up and glows in the dark. You draw or write on the clear board in neon markers and it lights up underneath. It was cute, so we got her some cute wrapping paper, bows, and awesome butterfly candles. Eli got her own rainbow cake, and I made a Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Cake for everyone else. It came out great, and everybody loved it!

We had a blast! my sister-in-law got Eliannah a Nerf gun and she had a blast with it! She was shooting everybody the whole time. When they brought the cakes out, Ben, Eli’s dad, smashed her face in it! It was hysterical. We had so much fun tonight and Eli is so adorable. She is such a cutie, and she is tons of fun!

Here’s her present we gave her with the cute paper, and then the Reese Cup Cake!

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Photo Of The Day! February 23, 2013

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This is such a beautiful building. The architecture in Old Quebec City was phenomenal. I took thousands of photos and almost all of them were of buildings. I would love to go back when it’s not as busy because it seems as though I was rushing and not getting very good angles. There were so many people and vehicles for the Carnival that it was impossible to stop for a picture so I had to take them all walking and even then there were tons of people in them. People were always in the way and I was always in other peoples way. I tried to get as many of this building as I could and this was the only one I could get of the entire thing. It was so HUGE!

Enjoy!

 

Canada Trip February 13, 2013

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So, this weekend my husband and our friends are taking a quick weekend trip to Canada for the last two days of Winter Carnival. The whole fascination came from Katie’s father, years ago, mentioned to her not to ever go. Clearly, this is not something you say to a teenager. Naturally, we made it a priority to make it happen at some point. After a few years of talking about it we finally decided on a whim to get our shit together and make it happen. Hopefully, it is as awesome and crazy as we have heard many times before. It took some sneaky convincing of my husband to get him to give in, but he did. We hit a few road blocks along the way, passport, dog sitters, etc…but we are now all set and ready to go. We got someone we trust to watch our dogs and our home and we are one day away from taking an awesome road trip and spending a fun filled weekend in the beautiful Country of Canada. I’m SO excited, and I can’t wait to be there. We had someone else planning to watch the animals, but I was already worrying about it and nervous to leave them with these two. Now that they backed out and we have someone I am very close to and trust very much doing it, I am not worried at all. In fact, I feel that a great weight has been lifted off my shoulders and I am certain I will have a great time. Before I was worried I would not have a good time because I would be worrying about them and worrying about the wood stove and just unsure that they were being taken care of adequately. Now, I feel very at ease with the whole situation and I could not be more grateful that my good friend Kelsee stepped up to lend us a much appreciated helping hand. What a wonderful friend! I will be sure to get as many amazing photos of the trip as I can and I will be sure to post them and write a nice post of the festivities on here. Also, I’m bringing my computer and hoping for wifi, although Straight Talk does not allow me to use my cell in Canada, so I may not be able to post a photo of the day. Hopefully, I will have wifi and it won’t be an issue, but you never know. See you soon all!

I hope everyone has a wonderful weekend!

 

 
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