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Searching For the Elusive…

… BLACK RIBBED TURTLENECK SWEATER! 😉

I have been searching (and searching…) online for this elusive item, this past week.

Why is a simple, basic sweater like this so hard to find?

I couldn’t even find the right style in a different color, to include a photo with this post.

So here are my must-haves for the perfect black “turtle 😉

  1. Fitted, not sloppy looking, with a fitted neck, no cowls.
  2. Preferably a cotton or other natural blend fabric.
  3. Ribbed texture throughout.
  4. Reasonably priced, not over $40.
  5. True black, not mixed colors, marled…
  6. Not too thick but not thin either, medium weight.
  7. Free or reasonable shipping charges.

If you happen to note this kind of pullover sweater online and it is at a site that ships to Canada, please let me know.

I can’t believe I am the only woman searching for a black, ribbed turtleneck right now.

And I can’t believe that I haven’t been able to find what was always considered a winter wardrobe basic, especially here in Canada. 😦

HAPPY SHOPPING AND WEEKEND!

Some Treasures from Etsy. Great gift ideas too!

                                       

One of the things about Etsy that I appreciate most is the supportive and generous ways that members interact with each other.

When it comes to being supportive, a really fun way to help out is by creating an Etsy Treasury. For those of you not familiar with all the Etsy lingo, a treasury is a collection of items from various Etsy shops that a curator puts together by way of promotion for them. I LOVE doing these! I enjoy picking out beautiful things to include in my theme-related treasuries and the interacting with other Etsy shop owners. I have been honored to have some of my sale items included in treasuries as well so this is a nice way to give back and say thank you.

If you haven’t visited Etsy already or seen what a Etsy Treasury is all about, take a look at some of these I put together recently:

Some Favs from My Favs

The Blue Bitter Smoke of Wood

Under a Snow White Sky

Come on….Get Happy!

                                                               

I hope you enjoy the browse. 🙂

For one of a kind gifts, buy handmade this Christmas, shop Etsy 

It’s Apple Time Again!

 

 Is there anything more delish than a fresh, tree-ripened apple? I think not. 😉

As I’ve said (again and again) I love Autumn for so many reasons.

Apples and the fall harvest of tree fruits and root veggies are a big part of why.

                                                

A  favorite Apple Muffin recipe.

 

Recipe at end of this post.  Hope you enjoy them too.

What is your favorite apple recipe? If you can, please share a link to it.

 Happy Harvesting and Cooking.

 

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