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About foofoophyl

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    I'm a semi-retired mom of 3 grown(?) children
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    Central Jersey
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  1. I know I've been AWOL for a long time, but here is a part of my spring hat collection for charity.
  2. You may not know this, but today is Halloween in New Jersey. It was postponed to Saturday and then to today. There are some very adorable goblins knocking at my door.
  3. Woo Hoo! We just got our power back after three days. I am soo cold and looking forward to heat and light tonight. All is well.
  4. I am not far from Joanne or Judy, and we are as prepared as we can be. Apples and granola bars, anyone? Loss of power is my biggest concern, but there is not much we can do about that. My candles and nook and kindle are keeping my yarn company. Will check in when I can.
  5. Thanks for all the birthday wishes! Here are a couple of things I've been working on. One is a kids log cabin for Project Linus. The other is my mystery ghan in progress. It is the perfect colors to match my living room.
  6. Here is my "too nice" ghan all done. It will be donated as planned. I just loved working on this one.
  7. Thanks for all the insightful comments. It's nice to know that people still care about the quality of their work. It won't surprise you that this attitude is pretty much what I expected from all of you wonderful housemates.You're the best!
  8. Here is some food for thought this morning. If you are making something for charity, what quality of work is acceptable? I am working on a lapghan for a local charity. When I brought it with me to my seniors' craft group, the overwhelming majority opinion was that it was too nice to give away. I took it as a nice compliment on my work. But the overall attitude was that if you are giving something away, it shouldn't be too nice since it might get stolen, it won't be appreciated or taken care of, etc. The prevailing attitude was that "just anything" was fine to give since it was more than the pe
  9. Woo Hoo! Hobby Lobby just opened a store half an hour from my house. I just got back from checking it out. Did I buy anything? What a silly question!
  10. I wanted to try the crocodile stitch, so here is what I made to brighten my day. It is a very thick, cushy Kindle cover. This was such fun to make.
  11. You asked for these, you got it Here is the shawl I just finished for me, and a couple of diagonal garter stich dishcloths I made using a self-striping yarn. Both were fun and easy projects.
  12. It is definitely a HHH day here in Jersey. I think I'm turning into a puddle. I am almost finished with my shawl since it's too hot to do much else. It's a friendship shawl made loosely from a Red Heart pattern, and in this case I think I'm gonna be my own best friend. Have a good night everyone.
  13. Hi everybody! Just stopping by to let you know I am alive and kicking and thinking of all of you. My life has settled into a boring routine so there's not much to say unless you count what I had for breakfast (oatmeal LOL! I did warn you it was boring). Or maybe you want to know that I lost my keys yesterday and found them much later after digging through the kitchen garbage with its banana peel, coffee grounds, leftover pasta, you get the picture. Hope you all have a great day!
  14. Sorry, but the pic won't go through right now.
  15. OK, housemates, here is this week's finished project. I just love pink and pineapples, so this was a perfect peoject for me.
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