• Crochet,  Reviews

    Willow Kimono

    I had the pleasure of working up a pattern for Denisse and I am so thrilled with how it turned out. The Willow Kimono is definitely rocking it! It’s is hands down in my top three favorites of mine to make. It’s light, airy, and hangs over your shoulders beautifully. You can wear it with anything. It’s perfect with long sleeves, short sleeves and even a tank top. First, I’d like to talk about the yarn I used for the Willow Kimono. I used the Yarn Bee Luxe Lollies. I’m sure you’ve heard some bad things about this yarn but it’s not all true. I did have a hard time…

  • Crochet,  Reviews

    Kaia Kimono

    I am so excited to show you guys this pattern. I tested it for Denimade and she did not disappoint on this one. But then, she NEVER disappoints. This pattern was a L/XL and took only 7 skeins of I Love This Cotton yarn from Hobby Lobby. I also used an I and K hook, scissors and a needle. Oh, and a tape measure. So, what exactly is a Kimono? A kimono is a formal Japanese robe. It’s generally long and has wide sleeves and tied with a sash. There are so many varieties of kimonos out there now days and I feel like this one is perfect. Just look…

  • Food,  Reviews

    Spaghetti, in the pressure cooker?

    Everyone had one and if you didn’t, you probably got one this last Christmas. That’s me, I finally got a Power Cooker Pressure Cooker for Christmas. I was worried at first that it wasn’t any good because it wasn’t an Instant Pot but I am really pleased with my Power Cooker. So if you are worried about one over the other, it really comes down to the pot inside and a few settings. I even use Instant Pot recipes in my cooker with no problem all the time. So, I didn’t get a chance to try it until New Years Day and I made Black Eye Peas.  I have  made…