Retort, from the Conversation Socks Collection

I woke up yesterday morning to find that my furnace was failing to make heat. The fan was working, but it was blowing nothing but cool air. With temps hovering right around freezing outside, I was thankful that at least it decided to have an issue when the house could pretty easily hold at 64 […]

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Meet Cassie, Daisy, & Delia, Jr.

As strange as it is to write, my daughter turning seven has kind of caught me by surprise. Honestly, catching me off-guard has really been her MO from the beginning. Because my oldest child’s labor was a month early and took less than 3hours start to finish, everyone told us that with the second child […]

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Tonight off my needles…

Today was a big day – my daughter’s 7th birthday and thus it was the day to give her the handmade dolls that have dominated my needles as of late. I can tell you that the long hours I put into these dolls were a small price to pay to watch her excitedly change their […]

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11 Random Things on a Tuesday

My daughter’s birthday is this coming Sunday and I’ve literally been knitting on her gift — a complete set of Susan B Anderson’s Mary, Millie, and Morgan dolls — at every non-obvious opportunity. I had forgotten/blocked how slow-going knitted toys can be and totally did not comprehend how late I would have to stay up […]

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