Monday, 17 August 2009

Tax time! Thinking thrifty!

We've just got together all our tax shizzle and about to go to the accountant. Yay!

I'm really my Daddy's girl when it comes to tax time, as I go all gooshy over the tax return. Last time I had to call Dad right after my Accountant Meeting cause I knew he'd be really proud of me. I don't earn THAT much money, but I have fingers in pies and have the nickname 'Thrifty' around town. So I often get a good return for our little family.

So, I've discovered also that I'm quite sick! I coughed all last night with horrid dreams and have totally lost my voice. Today's been really weird cause I'm such a mover and shaker that I can't sit still. I slept for a bit, then we did our tax, but I started a little project yesterday that I wanted to share with you...

and I don't get that nickname 'Thrifty' for nothing I tell ya!

My parents are visiting this week, and I know they'll point out that we don't have a bath mat, or in our case, a shower mat. We did have one from the Swedish Company but it didn't last long... so after the clothes swap on Saturday (a huge success btw) I went through and grabbed out the extra black, red and white tshirts (and a couple I'd put in the refashion basket) and started googling and cutting:

I found this tutorial on rag knitting, and hopefully I'll soon have a bath mat like this one!

The pattern is from the cocoknits website, and you should totally have a look cause it looks ACE, I'm totally into making some booties for grown ups! Maybe they'll be easier than my baby booties?

See you later! *cough cough*


  1. Get well soon! Don't knit yourself to death!

  2. That mat looks great. I can't wait to see how yours will turn out!

    Hope you will feel better soon.


  3. That mat looks very cool. I can't wait to see how yours turns out.

  4. oh, feel better soon! That mat looks fantastic!


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