I am about to start my journey back east, leaving behind the beautiful weather of the desert, and some of the best friends I have ever had, but returning to the family that I have missed for years. We are heading to Connecticut, by way of about every state in between, so posting … [Read more...] about Goodbye Sand, Hello Snow!
Last summer, my husband's entire family (and I do mean entire, there were over 40 of us) went to Ireland. It was an amazing trip. Ireland is just beautiful. Words can not describe the landscapes and pictures just do not do them justice. Along with an overwhelming feeling of … [Read more...] about A Hooded Scarf, The New Little Black Dress
Summer weather is around the corner, and soon we will be enjoying warm days and sunshine. Unfortunately for many, when the cold comes back again, they will be unprepared. Their families will also be fighting to stay warm. My goal for 2009 is simple: help as many families as I can … [Read more...] about Lend a Helping Hand
My closet is full of sweaters that I have not worn in years. I have no idea why I hold on to them. Every once in a while, I pull them out, try them on, confirm that they are still either out of style or completely stretched out, and put them right back where I found them. What … [Read more...] about New Life for Old Sweaters
This “Green Bead Soup” bracelet is one of my favorite to make. It looks super complicated but is really just very simply crocheted together. In fact, I’ve taught this project at workshops in the past and so many students are surprised at how quickly and easily it comes … [Read more...] about Green Bead Soup Crocheted Bracelet