Why I decided to work from home is many layered. The “again” part means that , when my kids were little, I stayed at home. Call it what you may, but that IS work- it is a full time job and thensome to stay at home with your kids. After they were old… Read More Why I decided to work from home-again
So the calendar says it’s spring but I still need my winter coat, sometimes my boots and almost daily, my gloves. I’m waiting and have hope that it will finally come. What this weather IS doing is helping the maple syrup producers have the best year in a long time. That is something to celebrate!… Read More Waiting for spring
I have been reading to these two since they were, literally, infants. When the older one was 3 months old I discovered that putting him in his crib and reading him a story was quite soothing for him. Yes, just the sound of my voice was reassuring , but it was building that joy of… Read More The joy of books
Did you know that you can buy ETSY gift cards for your loved ones? It’s so easy- I accept them, but then so do loads of other ETSY sellers. This is a great way to support handmade sellers and artisans while giving a gift that the recipient can choose for him or herself. Did you… Read More Did you know I am working on my website shop?
Happy New Year- a little bit late, but still with the same good wishes and cheer that 2018 be a year of creativity , “do gooding” , exploration and perhaps a bit of quiet time eased in. GETTING STARTED I have had so many posts swirling around in my head for several weeks, but haven’t… Read More Happy New Year 2018
There have been “other lessons learned” over this past weekend as I reflect on our time at the Vintage Bazaar in Eliot ME. Visit their website here. Connie Fletcher of Seven Gables and I did our first show/market together. I talked a bit about it in my last post about the preparations. Not only is it… Read More Other lessons learned
I am getting ready for my first ever show and I must say, I should have planned further in advance. The Vintage Bazaar of New England in Eliot, ME on the grounds of the Raitt Homestead Farm should prove to be a learning experience for us both. It will be happening this coming Columbus Day… Read More Getting ready for The Vintage Bazaar of New England
207 Creatives is a collective of three fiber artists who have joined together to bring you unique fiber events and experiences. We are, what you would call, slow makers- our craft takes time to produce. Planning, drawing, hand dyeing wool, color planning a piece, cutting the wool strips (worms), hooking it all by hand and… Read More 207 Creatives – who are we?
Top 60 Rug Hooking Blogs Thank you, Feedspot, for including me on the ‘Top 60 Rug Hooking Blogs’ list! It is an honor, and I will say, a surprise, to be included in such good company. I have been a fan of several of these blogs for quite a while now. Some of my personal… Read More Thank you for including me
Summer is a time to think about fall. In the gardening world you dream about your fall harvest as you plant those many seeds and seedlings. What will come up? What will I do with it all when it is ready to harvest?? Who can I give some away to that will be grateful for… Read More Summer is a time to think about Fall