How I Spent My Wednesday

Yesterday was another of Francesca’s “A Day in the Life” Photo Challenges. She challenges you to take a photo from each hour of the day, and upload them to the social media of your choice. It’s a fun challenge to see how everyone spends their days ....more

How I Spent My Summer Vacation

I can’t believe it’s the tail end of August already! This summer has gone by so quickly. It’s already been a few weeks since I went on vacation to Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina for a family reunion ....more

I’m in a Book!

I’m in a book! Well, not me specifically, but two of my photos! ...more

Another WIP – Woven Scarf #2

I still haven’t finished any of the projects from my last post. But that didn’t stop me from starting another one! This weekend, I pulled out my loom and started another simple woven scarf: ...more

WIP Roundup

Hi all! Things have been quiet behind the scenes here at Sweeter Lemon, but that just means I’ve had more time to knit. Case in point: I have three project bags filled with Works In Progress (WIPs): What’s inside? Let’s take a look! ...more

New Knitting Project: Circular Stranded Baby Surprise Jacket

I continue to slowly but surely feel better and better every day. It had been almost two months since I had the energy or desire to do any crafty handiwork. When I had the desire to knit something, I knew I was on the mend ....more

Overwhelming Thanks

Wow, you guys. Just wow. I cannot thank you all enough for the support you have given me after my announcement. I am humbled by all the well wishes from friends near and far. I’ve read every single email, card, message, post, comment, and tweet. I wish I had the energy to respond to them all individually. Please know that I appreciate each and every one, and wish I could hug you all ....more

News I’ve Haven’t Shared, but It’s Time

Hi all. I’ve been putting off writing this post, but it’s time. As you might recall, I’ve been having a lot of stomach problems recently. It got to the point that my stomach was so bloated that I looked pregnant, it just didn’t look normal for someone my size. Based on my symptoms, my physician figured it was my gallbladder, and after a few tests, it was determined that I had a nonfunctioning gallbladder, and I went in for gallbladder ...more

Happy Valentine’s Day from Mr. Martini

Scene: Our car, on the drive to work this morning. (Mr. Martini and I carpool to save $$ on parking and gas. Plus, it’s fun to chat during the commute as you will see here.) Background: My Mystery Stomach Ailment has been diagnosed as a non-functioning gallbladder, which will be removed next week. Surgery was delayed a week due to my catching a beastly chest cold. Me: (Coughing – again) Man, this is day seven of this cough. I hope ...more

Here I Go Again: BlogHer Book Club

First and foremost – sorry for the radio silence around these parts! I’ve been hit with some crazy health issues that have sapped all of my energy. I have a couple of finished projects to write about, though, so look for those posts soon! ...more