Month of Me: Keeping warm

Kind of a silly thing to say, being that I live in one of the warmest places in the country. In my defense, I’m getting a little too acclimated to extreme summer heat which there by makes me a big baby when it comes to cold. Secondly, my craft room is the coldest room in the house and third, my hands are always cold. Who can work with conditions like that. So, I’ve been working on these fingerless hand warmers. They really do the trick, even though I only have one done. The other is 3/4 of the way done and I thought I’d better share since this is the last day of my “Month of me” posting. I think I did pretty well, getting most of what I wanted done and feel pretty good about it.

 So this is how I’m doing with only one hand warmer. I wear it on my right hand for a bit to warm it up then switch it over to the left and I keep it there, leaving my right hand free to move the mouse, paint, draw, carve–the things I’ve been doing lately. Eventually I will get the other one done. I am only able to crochet when watching tv or movies (which I rarely do) and that makes it a lengthy process. (p.s.  there is no pattern for the gloves , I was just winging it).

Another thing that keeps me warm is Hot Fudge Pudding Cake from thimble.   It’s really tasty, especially when you remember the baking powder.  Don’t ask, but it’s an essential ingredient.  This recipe works really well with soy milk and earth balance.

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3 Responses to Month of Me: Keeping warm

  1. Michelle says:

    Nice! Oh, but the thought of you with only one, and switching it back and forth makes me kinda sad (and giggle, at the same time). I like the colors, and the yarn looks really comfy.

    I think I need some hot fudge pudding cake…

  2. Anastasia says:

    really cool! we dont get that cold in Sydney where we need hand warmers but I like the idea!

  3. Oh I love the hand warmers! I could not live without arm warmers! (Although it is a bit colder here than where you are, but I am pretty sure it wouldn’t matter where I lived… I am always cold!)

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