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in the Western Foothills of Maine

Plastic wars getting better; meet the Vejibag

If you remember, a while back I wrote a blog post about my love affair with zip loc bags. Well, I have just received a very promising gift this holiday season and am very excited about the prospects! Let me introduce you to the Vejibag. This organic cotton bag claims...

Fresh start again

A walk in the woods Each year we all think that we have a fresh start, a new beginning when the calendar turns to January. Here we are, January of 2019! Can we really start fresh- do we need to? or do we just need a moment to step back, think about the year that has...

I almost hit a moose today

  On my way back from town today I almost hit a moose - I could see the whites of her eyes, or rather the surprised look on her face as she and I veered off in different directions. I say it was a she since she had the good sense not to keep running straight at...

My love affair with Ziploc bags

My love affair with ziploc bags goes way back. They have always felt like a necessary part of my life. Have a few random bits and bobs? throw them in a ziploc. Need a place for a left over onion? ziploc. How about those leftover worms from a hooking project? yup, a...

The rug that began it all-Welcome Home

This rug may have been the beginning of my business as it is now - the rug that began it all . My "Welcome Home" rug. I was hooking my own rug years ago at a studio. "oh I love that" how much would you sell it for?? It was mine- I wasn't sure I wanted to sell it, in...

Old Faithful

  Old Faithful- that's what I should have named this wonderful car. This was the first new car I had ever owned. It was a family car, but I say "I" since I was the one who put nearly 275,000 miles on her over the span of 18 years. This car brought new puppies...

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