There and Back Again

Got to have a little down-time with a trip to Maryland for Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival.

The Piecing is the Easy Part

Photo: I had every intention of taking a photo in natural light (or brighter light) earlier today, but got distracted by fun with my friend. Soooo, take this for now and I’ll take a better picture before Friday.   The quilt top is done and I am very pleased. Of course, now the actual quilting must begin,…

[Fail] Curled Up in a Ball

Lord, sometimes the universe just knows. My Taproot came today and it’s just what I need. I have been feeling awful all day today. With the day’s duties over and the boys tucked in bed, the house is finally quite and still, allowing me to curl up with a heat pack, some decaf chai (which I’m…

Knit, Eat, Laugh, Repeat

Photo: What is it about the beach that brings out the kitsch in so many? There is something about the haphazard that makes beach decor fun and silly. I didn’t even notice all of this stuff on our little beach cottage until we were packing up to go. The entire house was full of little…

Gathered and Spun

Photo: Mt. Monadnock… We meet again. I’ve spent a good chunk of my New England experience disliking that mountain with a passion. Why? Well, during the first few weeks of my first year of full-time teaching, I found myself on a field trip to that place. To climb it. With 8th graders. I still can’t…

White Out There, Color in Here

Photo: I long for golden, warm sunshine, but this is the next best thing. I took this with my macro lens! The Husband got a jump on Valentine’s Day and had my gorgeous bouquet sent over a little early. Gerber Daisies were in my wedding bouquet and he tries to include them in the flowers…