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
One of the many things I've dipped my hand in these past few months is working a direct sales gig with Jamberry. Since I haven't been able to do much it's been a wonderful way for me to exercise my brain in a non-mom way! I bought my first nail wrap in a fundraiser for … Continue reading Presenting Jams for James!
I miss you. I miss all of you. I miss blogging about my life and interests but feel so disingenuous if it's not about knitting. Lately, my knitting has been sitting dormant on my night stand, collecting copious amounts of dust. I try to take it out and work on it but ultimately I can't … Continue reading Evolving
I've opened up my computer to write something down so often these past few months. When I do it's usually late at night (which it is now) or I have about 5 minutes to my name and I should probably do something more productive (like shower). Ultimately, I only get a sentence in here and … Continue reading Well, hello there.
Unless you were living without electricity I am sure you saw the phenomimon that is the Ice Bucket Challenge. It all started with Pete Frates, a former Boston College baseball player who was stricken with ALS and has decided not to raise the white flag. I find it's viralness so inspiring and very personal. As … Continue reading A new pattern: the James Cowl (for AHC awareness)
I had the fortune of traveling to the NY/NJ area a few weekends ago. It was my "pregnancy gift to thyself". I spent the weekend in Rhinebeck, NY surrounded by knits, fleece, friends and apple cider donuts and the week in NJ with some family before heading back to New England. I LOVE going to … Continue reading A trip home.
Oh the ever inevitable blog hiatus. Friends and knitters, life throws us curve balls, hail storms and road blocks. In this year of 2014 I think I got thrown all three (and MORE). It all started in January when my son experienced a very long hospital stay. Things had been fishy from the time he was … Continue reading Hello. Is it me you’re looking for?
Starting tomorrow, From Mama With Love is going "On TOUR!" (Shake those rock fingers!) We are so thrilled that our knit friends and sponsors will be reviewing our new e-book. Please check them out as some are doing giveaways (both the e-book and some YARN!). Friday, April 4th, Carol Sulcoski of Black Bunny FibersMonday, April 7th, Melissa … Continue reading From Mama, With Love Blog Tour!
Introducing a new 5 designer, 15 pattern collection, From Mama, With Love. I am so thrilled to be a part of an all-star design team: Tanis Gray, Connie Chang Chinchio, Kate Gagnon Osborn and Melissa LaBarre! We are all moms who wanted to make knits for our children to share with you. I have 3 … Continue reading New Collection: From Mama, With Love