Author Archives: Karen Lyon

Moving to karenlyon.net

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Veterans Day 2014

Honestly it’s been since May since I’ve posted. That was quite a blog break or blogiday! We have had so many events and new beginnings in the past 6 months. And so I thought it was only fitting to grab … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day 2014

Happy Mother’s Day! It’s been another crazy few months and the chaos will be continuing for our family through 2014.  It’s a good craziness however as opposed to 2013.  Our family has one more week left in our home on … Continue reading

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Mid January already!

It’s apparent I am getting old….time just flies by!  The first weeks of 2014 have been busy for our household.  Our oldest daughter was engaged on December 28!  Since then the wheels have been turning, websites visited, checklists made, emails … Continue reading

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Downton Abbey dinner

Last night was the night…Season 4 Downton Abbey Premiere.  My plans for a fun adult Downton Abbey dinner fell through as my husband is out of town for the week.  It was disappointing however I did a teenage version instead.  … Continue reading

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Bring on 2014!

       Since the sprint to the Christmas finish line, I have thought about this coming year.  Many of us do that and in years past I’ve made resolutions that I’ve lost track of in the following weeks and … Continue reading

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Christmas Recovery

Wow!  Here it is New Year’s Eve.  I’m ready to bring in 2014 but first I need to recover from Christmas 2013.  Here are some of the things I made for Christmas gifts…and as usual it was a photo finish! … Continue reading

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November Update

Wow…time flies…where did October go?  Life has been fast and furious and mornings on the porch are rather chilly now.  Afternoon is the new porch relaxation time sometimes wrapped in a quilt! Field hockey season will be wrapping up this … Continue reading

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Porch Projects

The past few days have been absolutely beautiful here in the Tidewater.  We have spent a lot of time on the porch.  My husband has become the official boat counter / harbor master tracking vessels going in and out.  He … Continue reading

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Cooking in the Kitchen

Friday afternoon I spent several hours cooking in the kitchen with all 4 burners going.  It was a great afternoon but you don’t want to eat what I cooked!  I had the dye kitchen set up…dyeing wool. It’s a fun … Continue reading

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