Listening…

I have lost a lot of customers over the last couple years since I started being more open about my political and social beliefs. I expected it, actually, but I didn't really think that it would be quite this much. After all, the crafting world is loving and open-minded and inclusive, right? Most definitely not. …

Rainbows…

Happy February! If you're in the northern part of the US, you probably are looking forward to warmer temperatures. The cold over this past week has been brutal. I've seen pictures of frozen toilet tanks, snow covering front doors, and so much more. I truly hope you all made it through without too much hassle. …

Happy News

I'm going to be a Nana! Baby Gamblin Can you believe it? My baby girl, who isn't really a baby anymore, is going to have her own baby in July. She and her husband announced it to closest family the day after Thanksgiving and I was told to keep it a secret until the first …

The Vixen

Happy Equinox to you! There are some exciting things happening around here and one of the secrets I've been keeping is The Vixen! I wasn't allowed to tell anyone until Tour de Sock ended since this pattern was going to be used for the cool-down pattern. But now I can share! I even announced my …

Spring?

Whew! It's pretty warm around here lately. Possibly where you are, too. Our spring was beautiful! I was able to keep my windows open all the time, I'd sit out in the back yard listening to the birds, and there was just enough of a chill in the mornings that a tank top wasn't a …

Spring Garden

As we near the end of May I can't help but to feel a bit wistful for the spring weather that I didn't really get enough of. You know, cool temperatures at night, warm-but-not-hot temperatures during the day. Instead, we're over 80° each day in northern Ohio and I know it's even hotter in other …