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Olympics Flag Pizza Bento Box Lunch

Have you been keeping up with the olympics? I’ve seen a little here and there, but have not been watching it full time.

Here is a cute blog hop with bento box lunches starting with Eclectic Lamb. Super cute and creative lunches to celebrate the olympics. Be sure to check out each bento box on the hop, all unique … Read More...

Mini Olympics – Ice Hockey and Figure Skating

Mini Olympics Ice Hockey and Figure Skating

If you have a family full of hockey fans, like mine, you can make your own miniature hockey rink and challenge each other to hockey games while you watch the Olympic hockey games. You can even make your own fans and players out of chenille stems.  I think even non-hockey fans will enjoy making and playing with this hockey rink.… Read More...

Knitting and the Olympics

hannah kearneyThere’s no question that knitters love the Olympics, if for no other reason than that they allow us to sit for hours in front of the television, knitting, in the name of patriotism. But knitting and the Games are connected in other ways.

One of the most shared images from the first full day of the Games (for fiber lovers, … Read More...

Celebrate the Start of the Olympics

Celebrate the Start of the Olympics

Although the Sochi Olympic games technically begin on February 6th, the opening ceremony will take place on February 7th. While most might celebrate the Olympics by watching the opening ceremony and the games themselves, why only do that when you can celebrate them by dressing up and dancing around?

You can start out by wearing your team’s colors and then … Read More...

Made in America Olympics Gear

olympics sweaters ralph laurenMost people know (I think, anyway) that Ralph Lauren has long been the official outfitter of the United States Olympic team. The fashion icon designs the outfits the athletes wear in the parade of nations as well as other gear that’s used through the events.

For the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Ralph Lauren made a particular effort to ensure … Read More...

Special Olympics Stops Scarf Project

2012 special olympicsMany knitters for the past couple of years have contributed knit scarves to the Scarves for Special Olympics project, which had knitters and crocheters making scarves for participants in the state-level winter games. But the program has been discontinued, with the stated reason being it’s become too popular.

A statement posted on the Red Heart website (the company sponsored the … Read More...

Giveaway: Nordic Knitting Books

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Congrats to our winner Chantel!

I’m sure it has something to do with the cold, but I have been reading a lot of books lately about knitting in northern Europe. Up there they know how to keep warm and they know that winter accessories ought to be stylish and pretty, because it’s the only thing people can see when you’re … Read More...

Olympic Torch Cupcake

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The Winter Olympics start February 7th. Will you be watching? I read there will be team figure skating this year. I envision a mini “Disney on Ice” without the characters. How about celebrating opening night with these cute Olympic Torch Cupcakes. Beth has several other cute ideas that she had for the Summer Olympics, but you could adapt some … Read More...

101 Favorite Sandwich Recipes


Are you planning on having a Super Bowl or Winter Olympics party? Maybe you need a quick family meal for the week or over the weekend. Or you’re just tired of the same meal plan and need a change. Here are 101 Sandwich Recipes for you to consider. She has them categorized by meat type, with several options for each … Read More...