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Jane Cardo Kennedy
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Stitcher & Bitcher, Extraordinaire
Stitcher & Bitcher, Extraordinaire

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It’s over, guys! I’ve made it through my CELTA certification and have come out the other side (relatively) unscathed. I am now certified to teach English as a foreign language. As I’ve mentioned before, CELTA is a certificate in teaching English to…
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It’s time for another knitting update! This year has been the year of Christmas 2016 knitting. My goal (likely unachievable) has been to make a knitted Christmas gift for everyone in my immediate family. Including siblings, spouses, parents and various…
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Fair Isle knitting is a technique that involves knitting with two different-colored strands of yarn. Called Fair Isle because it originated in Scotland on (you guessed it!) Fair Isle, it is also known as stranded knitting, stranded colorwork, or simply…
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Before the Bug was born in January 2015, I did a lot of reading. Chico and I both got the Baby Center weekly emails, telling us just how pregnant I was and comparing the foetus to different fruit and vegetables (for size, I mean). It was exciting to…
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Summertime, and the living is easy. With the good, warm weather, it’s also easy to remember to take your kids outside. But when the cold north wind starts to blow, we forget out important it is to get outdoors. Here are 4 great reasons to keep taking your…
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Today is the Bug’s first day of daycare. I’m celebrating (and distracting myself) by writing a long-overdue blog post! So he’s out of the house… What now?? I have been extremely lucky. First, I benefitted from Canada’s generous parental leave policy with…
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You read that right. You WILL sound like an idiot. You’ve heard what they say: learning a second language, especially early in life, has all kinds of benefits. It makes us smarter, can help stave off dementia, and is great for showing off in bars. The New…
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It’s been a while. As I wrote earlier in the fall, Chico, our Bug, and I packed up house and home and left Montreal. Since then, we have traveled to 6 different countries, and lived out of suitcases for 4 months (in fact, Chico is still living out of a…
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Pardon my silence, dear readers! It has been a hectic couple of months. In September, Chico, Bug and I picked up and abruptly left Montreal, headed back to the old country (or at least the old continent). We are still very much in transition, but one…
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Since I’m so bored with social media, it’s time I shared a knitting update with you all! This delightful little pattern caught my eye on Instagram (yes, my feed is populated by my relatives, their babies, and yarn): Petite Lisette, by Lili Comme Tout.…
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