February 26, 2012

What a week!

Well, I had a jam packed week full of crafting, multiple trips to the post office, fun with friends and seeing my favourite band, The Dropkick Murphys.

The week began with a long weekend, the holiday observed here in Ontario is Family Day, which we lovingly call Turducken Day. This year was the 4th annual Turducken feast, hosted by the lovely Ms. H and Mr. D, and a most excellent time was had by all. My favourite part is always the post-dinner move from the party room to their place where the real party happens. What a night!

Big Wanda and Big Carl came out...Trouble

My trips to the post office resulted in a whole bunch of packages going out, as well as a couple packages coming in to me. Big, squishy packages full of fibre!!!!!


As far as actual crafting goes, I got quite a bit done. In fact, I tallied up my projects for the year (I'm participating in 112 projects in 2012) and am already at 39!!! Holy crap! It's got to be all the spinning. Here are the finishes from this week:

On a sad crafting note, I had to frog 2 month's worth of crocheting :(
The crazy hat I've been working on for Mr. Social was WAY too small, despite me doing a gauge swatch and everything. So it is being restarted on a larger hook. Hopefully this time it works out.

Of course, the highlight of my week was going to see the Dropkick Murphys! They have been my fave band for what seems like forever, and no matter how many times I see them live, it never gets old.

We had originally planned to make our pilgrimage down to Boston for St. Pats to see them this year, however decided against it on account of needing to save for our trip in the fall. But, the first show of their St. Pats tour 2012 was in Toronto, so we didn't have to miss out. I got to pick up a shirt, and TORONTO WAS THE FIRST NORTH AMERICAN CITY TO HEAR THEIR BRAND NEW SONG!!! How exciting is that???

There was one song I had hoped they'd play at the show that they did not, so here it is for you all to enjoy, The Dirty Glass by The Dropkick Murphys.


  1. Sounds like you had a great week. Fun, and slousy...er I mean squishing...maybe even the people got squiching after awhile, lol.

  2. Sounds like you had a blast this weekend. Love the finishes and the spinning and cool on the bad front. :)

  3. Love the slouchy hats. Good thing there was rum in my glass as I listened to the song - made me want a stronger drink and some sh#tkicking boots. Oh to be young again :)

  4. What a crazy busy week indeed! I have to say that that enormous drink reminds me of the martini that the Mister made me when I was unexpectedly made redundant from my last but one job. I had the world's biggest hangover the next day.

  5. It'll be so interesting to see how those roving spin up. Lucky you!
    Love your slouchies and how you two-toned them.
    Happy for you that you got to see your favorite band; they sound so fun and high energy.