Craft · Natural Living

Seasonal Comforts

What's bringing you comfort these days? Family time, kitten cuddles, walks with my dog, binge watching historical dramas, tasty food (specifically nachos made with leftover vegetarian chili), and craft projects are keeping me going. As the pandemic continues, and the nights grow longer, I worry about the coming months. Covid-19 cases are increasing daily in… Continue reading Seasonal Comforts

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WIP Wednesday- Muddling Through

This post isn't so much about knitting, though I am totally engrossed in my latest project. At the moment I feel like I'm the work in progress... crafting a life worth living despite recent challenges, family dramas, and the stress that comes with rearing teenagers. This moment in time requires resourcefulness, flexibility, and compassion. I'm… Continue reading WIP Wednesday- Muddling Through

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WIP Wednesday- Cloud Sail Shawl

At the beginning of August I started working on the Cloud Sail Shawl. It has replaced the TV knitting I enjoyed while working on my Zebrino Shlanket earlier in the summer. It's made with Fyberspates Cumulus lace weight yarn. The blend of mulberry silk and alpaca fibers is super soft and an absolute pleasure to… Continue reading WIP Wednesday- Cloud Sail Shawl

Hygge · Parenting

Hello, Autumn! A Welcome Return to Routine

August flew by in a flurry of back-to-school preparations. Three of my kids started school last week, having been home since last March. My teenagers only had to go in for two induction mornings to learn about the new Covid-19 procedures. The kindergarten staggered the new children so numbers were low on Blessing's first morning.… Continue reading Hello, Autumn! A Welcome Return to Routine

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Good news Fridays: Area woman drives awesome book bus for the love of it.

I don’t reblog often, but I had to share this story here because: I, too, love VW vans. My dream is to one day convert a VW Transporter.We share a love of books.I came close to moving back to Cincinnati where I planned to convert my B.F.A. in contemporary dance education so that I could… Continue reading Good news Fridays: Area woman drives awesome book bus for the love of it.