Before & After

A couple days ago I wrote about how excited I was to spin up my latest Cloudlover fiber club fiber as soon as I received it. I am a blue addict and aside from my family, there isn’t much I love more than the beach. As you can imagine the ‘Lakefront’ colorway definitely struck a […]

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Blue Jay for the Bird Nerd

After almost a decade in our house, this spring & summer we have finally managed to entice regular visits to our feeders from neighborhood blue jays. Related to a host of other jays, the magical magpies, & even crows, blue jays are highly intelligent & social birds. They are also incredibly beautiful, especially for someone […]

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Little Luxuries

Yesterday I began the first day of the Tour de Fleece here. No wheel. No spindle. No spinning whatsoever. I told you it was going to be a different kind of TdF this year! Instead I spent the morning knitting on my current Socks with Sarah socks. This is number 15.2 for the year — […]

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TdF Preparedness

Whether it’s the Zombie-pocalypse, more run-of-the-mill disasters like floods or hurricanes or tornadoes, an annual family picnic you plan, or a simple playdate for your kids, it’s generally agreed upon that being ‘prepared’ is a good thing. While it’s true that I am prepared for a whole lot of scenarios at any given moment (we […]

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