Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Lacy Crochet Baby Afghan

Last week I completed Jemimah's baby afghan. I had begun crocheting this afghan before Jemimah was born, but it was set aside soon before her birth and I never quite found the time to complete it until this past month.
Originally I planned to use another pattern for her afghan, but I was not totally pleased with the outcome. So I decided to unravel what I had begun and search for a pattern on-line. I love looking for free patterns on Pinterest. : )
 It was during this search that I discovered the most delightful crocheting blog, Lacy Crochet. Olga, the author of the Lacy Crochet blog, is a fabulous crocheter and offers a beautiful variety of free patterns. If you enjoy crocheting I would highly recommend checking out her blog. The pattern was very easy to follow and I am so pleased with the finished results.
Here is a link to the pattern I crocheted: Lacy Baby Blanket. The only change I made was to add a shell border.

I am sure that Jemimah will find her new afghan cozy and perfect for nap time.

Monday, March 30, 2015

My Keepsake Bible

Back in January I received "My Keepsake Bible" by Sally Ann Wright from Tyndale to review. I was immediately delighted with the quality: padded cover, beautifully illustrated, Bible stories written in short story format, sweet little prayers based on Psalms. Being a first time mom I was also very pleased with the pages to dedicate the book, record family tree and baby's "firsts".

Adam and I have enjoyed reading the Bible stories and prayers aloud to Jemimah. She seems to enjoy listening while taking in the colorful illustrations. 

This would make a wonderful gift for a new baby, but would be greatly enjoyed by a child too. I would definitely recommend "My Keepsake Bible", and I am so very pleased to have received a copy of this book for my own little girl. : )

You can find more information about "My Keepsake Bible" HERE.

*I received a complimentary copy of "The Keepsake Bible" from Tyndale House Publishers in exchange for my honest review*

Monday, March 23, 2015

"In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.  He was in the beginning with God.  All things were made through Him, and without Him nothing was made that was made.  In Him was life, and the life was the light of men. And the light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not comprehend it." John 1:1-5
"Looking unto Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith, who for the joy that was set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God." Hebrews 12:2 
"I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly." John 10:10

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Knit Booties

Last week I finished knitting these sweet little booties for Jemimah using the Saartje's Bootee pattern. I had seen this pattern recommended on a couple of other blogs for it's simplicity. It was a fun little project and the pattern was easy to follow.
Since we are still in the thick of winter where I live, it seemed like a good idea for Jemimah to have something extra cozy for her little feet, and these certainly are cute and cozy. I knitted the larger size and they fit Jemimah really well, with a little room to grow.

What cozy projects are you working on this week?