A Triple Knot, a review

A Triple Knot by Emma Campion I was given a copy to review by Blogging for Books. I confess, I had a hard time getting into this book. I’m not sure if it was because of outside forces, or if it was the book itself. Once I was finally able to get into the story, […]

Knitting, knitting and more knitting


I’ve been on a roll lately with my knitting! It’s been really nice actually to get back to why I started this blog.  Granted, this knitting has been of the quick variety, but it counts, right? First up is the Knit Night Hat. I accidentally  forgot to change the needles after I knit the band, […]

First photos of 2015


This morning, I was itching to go out and photography something, so I headed out to Anna Maria Island. It was so overcast and windy but I was determined to get something in for the day.  Here are a few of the photos that I took today. I am going to make a better effort […]

What a year it has been!


Wow, it’s already 2015 and the time sure does fly as you get older.  This year I spent a lot of time taking photos both personally and professionally.  I was going through my photos and have chosen a few of my favorites. This one was by far, my favorite of the year. I was there […]

Ten on Tuesday

Sonic Time! Best Iced Tea!

As it was a long weekend, today’s topic is Ten things I did over the Weekend. 1) Finished my run of knitted dishcloths.  They are easy and don’t require a lot of brainpower. 2) Read a lot. Loving my Kindle Paperweight for this. 3) Listened to The Spymistress by Jennifer Chaiverini. 4) Swam and spent […]

Save the Date!

The Night Before

No no no, I’m not planning a wedding..well, not yet, Amanda isn’t getting married for three years. Last weekend, I had the opportunity to host a Save the Date House Party for Houseparty.com. Save the Date is the latest release by my favorite author,  Mary Kay Andrews. I have read her books for years, and […]

Ding Ding Ding! We have a winner!!

We had a total of 28 comments/tweets and after putting it through Random.Org,  #12 came up so congratulations to KIM P.!   Kim, if you will email me at christy@kikimaconline.com  with your address, I will get these lovely ladies out to you this week! Thank you to everyone who entered. Make sure you follow my […]