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Picnic dinners & play

The other night, I pulled out a melamine tray, plated our dinner (egg casserole), and grabbed a sparkling water. We laid out our favorite thrifted picnic quilt (I think it was my mom's find a long time ago). Cooper ate ground beef and blackberries, took sips of our sparkling water. We left our shoes off, enjoying the feeling of bare feet in grass--all three of us...

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A long weekend in Michigan

On Friday, after lunch, we loaded up the car and started the drive, listening to podcasts and chatting. I knit on my pink socks. Cooper napped, and then woke up happy. We unpacked and settled in a bit, once we arrived to the adorable rental house...

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On a would-have-been due date

I made breakfast and coffee, I checked messages from a few friends who knew this day was meaningful for us. Cooper and I ran errands, he waved and said "hi," in his soft voice to everyone we passed and held on tightly to a penny while he sat in the cart. As we loaded up the car, I saw a mom and her little boy parked close to a construction site so the little boy could see the construction vehicles closely. And then we spent time in the backyard, the three of us, observing (from a safe distance) baby bunnies in our yard, Cooper leading his daddy around by the hand...

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Nurtured sweater, finished

My sister-in-law, Katelyn, took a few photos of me wearing it before we went out for dinner for her birthday. Thank you, Katelyn!DetailsFor more details, see my ravelry project pageSize: 40" (size 2) for desire positive ease in body, size three for sleeve stitch countsNeedles: US 6 (ribbing) and US 7 (everything else), sized down needles, per my usual for my looser than average gaugeA note about the yarn: I love the feel of the yarn, the structure, the color. However, there were a lot of knots. Sometimes 2-3 per 50g skein, and that is annoying enough for me to not want to use this yarn again on a large project...

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