I just finished watching Stranger Things 2 and cannot stop thinking about Joyce Byers. Now if you haven't seen the show and do not want to be spoiled I want you to stop here. I don't plan on giving away too many spoilers but the show is just too darn good and I'd like you … Continue reading Open Letter to Joyce Byers – Mom/Hero
Every year I look forward to this beautiful October weekend. Maybe it's the fact that it's in my favorite month of year, or that the leaves decide to show off their glorious colors or maybe it's the beautiful hand knit sweaters... whatever it is, there's no doubting that my yearly trip to Rhinebeck is a … Continue reading Rhinebeck or Bust – NY Sheep and Wool 2017
I've falling in love with wall hangings. I blame Instagram and the endless inspiration is provides. It all began with a very popular account, Lindsey of The Blushing Script. I found her due to my current fascination with calligraphy and hand lettering. I was immediately drawn in with her calligraphy videos and her ease at mastering that … Continue reading Handknit Wall Hangings
This Christmas my husband gifted me with a new sewing machine. Well, to be true, he told me he wanted to gift me one and promptly asked me to pick it out since he felt it was too personal a choice to do for me. How true he was! There are SO many machines out … Continue reading I heart Sewing!
It's a truth telling session, ya'll. I am often cheerful and hopeful and Pollyanna about my sons situation but to be true it is so fucking hard sometimes. The appointments and paperwork piles up and all of a sudden I'm drowning and getting a life-saver seems to come through more endless amounts of more paperwork … Continue reading On dealing…
Hoping you are enjoying yours where you are! M
I recently finished a delightful novel titled The City Baker's Guide to Country Living by Louise Miller that made me yearn to bake! There's something so attractive to me about baking. The process feeds my need to follow a design (see: Knitting) and I thrive on making people happy (see: personality!). I mean who doesn't … Continue reading Cocoa Brownies
Woah people, I am in love. It's real and it's deep and I am so excited I wanna sing from the roof tops (but I don't want to scare my neighbors)! The only thing I need now is for the temperature to drop so I can wear this (and buttery leggings) all DAY everyday! Let's go … Continue reading Cinnamon Girl
Lately, James has been having episodes daily for no apparent reason. We may be sitting watching some Mickey Mouse or pretending to go on vacations or cooking at his kitchen and then he'll be staring at his hand. He'll point to the one that is losing feeling or he'll simply look up and I can … Continue reading On being enough.
I actually have some knititng to show for! I had been working on Steven West's Dotted Rays for a few weeks but after I ran out of yarn (waiting on reinforcements) I decided to look through my WIPs pile and found that I had two sleeves done from Cinnamon Girl by Amy Christoffers! Dudes, sleeves … Continue reading WIP: Cinnamon Girl