April always begins with Will’s birthday. Of course, I wanted to make special desert. Will has multiple dietary restrictions so it can be complicated to find just the right treat. But this year I came up with a simple idea that yielded a result that belies the effort involved. I made
This month I experimented with a clothing upcycle using hand embroidery. I enjoy all kinds of craft/handwork and embroidery is one of my favorites. Embroidery requires attention to detail and the process can feel a bit meditative. The act of stitching also brings up some lovely nostalgia of time spent
These days it is popular to choose one word as the theme or focus for your year. This year my word is NOURISH. I began choosing words in 2016. My first word was FEARLESS. Then came CHOOSE, followed by FREEDOM, then AUTHENTIC and last year’s word was ACTION. Choosing a
Today is the first day of spring; equal amounts of darkness and light and the promise of warmer weather to come. The trees are budding. The daffodils are peaking out of the ground. There is not a cloud in the sky. And it seems everyone is so happy that winter
I’ve read some great books so far this year. A highlight of this month are three books from authors I have enjoyed before. Here’s hoping the reading goodness is a trend carries forward into the rest of the year! What I’ve been reading lately: The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield
Many of my beginner knitting projects have been hats. Hats make for quick and satisfying knits and are a good platform for practicing new techniques. Here is a a round up of easy hats for beginning knitters; pattern and yarn links included. This is Purl Soho’s Learn to Knit a
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