Retail Therapy Saturday

Busting out of the old routine here. Things have been very quiet here on the knitty blog, I’ve been super busy on my poetry blog as I participated in the month-long NaPoWriMo, National Poetry Writing Month. It was a great incentive to write something new everyday. There were many sites onWordPress and Facebook that provided prompts and encouragement for those who wanted or needed it. I just liked having a bit of a burr under my saddle as I find it easy to procrastinate (I know! Gasp!) about my writing as much as my knitting ;-). A little knitting was done in April (mostly fighting with that damnable Kauni) but the Tipsy Lizzy Shawl is flying along. I’ve begun Chart Five, the last chart and am looking forward to getting something off the needles.

I’m also looking forward to a friend coming for a visit in just a few short days and am flying around this place decluttering and trying to make things homey, though with that said, I went to an open house today to look at what I would dearly love to make my next home. It’s time to leave this part of my life behind and a clean start is looking like all kinds of wonderful! I’ve another open house to go to tomorrow and then some big decisions to make. This whole being a grownup is both cool and scary.

While I was out, I figured a tiny bit of retail therapy couldn’t hurt and seeing as these followed me all over Winners, I had to bring them home with me:

#rainboots #puddlejumpers #winnersscore #pointeshoespunkrockandpurl #rock&candyYay! I just loved them and had no idea what the brand was. It was a double score to find out these are Rock & Candy and usually 3 times what I paid 🙂

With that, I guess I can’t put off doing some more cleaning or organizing around here. I’ll be registering for the upcoming Needler’s Retreat 2014 Version, once again put on by the wonderful Debbie Wilson of Sheeps Ahoy and then… the dishes…