Author Archives: Kate

But I wish to be an order muppet

Last week, my friend Cristin ended up accidentally being my chaperone for the day. We had a work date that was split into two parts a doctor’s appointment. Our work date ended in time to head home in rush hour … Continue reading

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Spring Shawls

It’s going to be in the 90s this weekend, so we’ve skipped the spring and gone straight to the summer. But, even the summer sometimes has chilly nights and I am inspired to continue knitting by my newly finished mitts. … Continue reading

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But I do that

Ulta Beauty posted this to their facebook page a couple of weeks ago and I got a good laugh out of it. I showed it to a few of my friends and they could relate. I really do this. Sometimes, … Continue reading

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White Noise

I’m one of those people that has trouble blocking out sound. Most days, it doesn’t matter how focused I am or excited I am about the work I’m doing, ambient noise easily distracts me. I’ve found, though, that if I … Continue reading

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Mitts

It’s amazing how fast something can be finished once you have it organized. So, here they are, my mitts. I used self-striping yarn. Few things are as great as self-striping yarn. You get a pattern and you don’t have to … Continue reading

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Digital to-do list

I’ve been trying two different productivity/team management apps to manage my to-do list after I’ve done my planning for the week. As a mentioned earlier this week, I don’t like to carry my physical planner around with me, so I … Continue reading

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Spot-Treatment Sundays

Two posts in one day! Unheard of! Since mentioning my skincare routine, I’ve wanted to talk about it a little more. It brings me joy to go through the routine. Calmly and simply washing one’s face wouldn’t seem like something … Continue reading

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Planning

Two and a half years ago I got into weekly planning. I needed to get better at time management and I wanted to have a way to see goals and track my progress, so I found a planner that was … Continue reading

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Two at a Time

I like to knit socks two at a time. It sounds crazy. I know. But, it has its benefits. I can’t lose the pattern between sock 1 and sock 2. I don’t have to remember if I added a row … Continue reading

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Knitting

I used to knit about twelve projects a year. I liked knitted socks and shawls. Occasionally I’d toss in a hat or a pair of gloves, maybe a scarf. But, for the past three years or so first the number … Continue reading

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