Maggie the Meme Maker

CW: Profanity Y’all may remember my friend and former coworker Maggie, who came out to visit me at my last weekend at the Renaissance Festival. Maggie is a very talented content creator in her own right (Check out her travel blog Broke Girl Abroad and her makeup Youtube Channel), which makes her unwavering support of […]

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Relocating the Stash

Because as the saying goes: “Home is where the stash resides.” I am moving. It’s really great ’cause I will be closer to work, really close to some good friends, and walking distance from some of my favorite shops and restaurants (including a certain local yarn shop…) It’s really not great because moving stresses me […]

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Three Years of Adventures

I’ve made it! The leather (or crystal?) anniversary! I appreciate you all who continue reading my words, whether you’ve been here since day one or if you just found the blog. It’s definitely gotten me out of my comfort zone and pushed my crafty skills to new heights. Sadly, I do find myself in a […]

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Act Natural

I decided I wanted to give natural dyeing another go, ’cause my dad went through all the trouble of growing Hopi sunflowers this summer. Plus, natural dyeing just seems like some ancient, elusive magic that I definitely want to say I practice. My first foray didn’t go so well, but I’m chalking it up to […]

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A Cotton Rant

My well-meaning father sent me this tweet the other day: Funny enough, he doesn’t remember having brown or green cotton plants in his own backyard… That’s what really ticked me off about this. We’ve had colored strains of cotton for ages, thanks to the indigenous folks in South America. They had a multitude of colors […]

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SASQUATCH

COVID-19 is all anyone can talk about, so why should I be any different… Honestly, I’m miffed today. I have been training and hyping for an active spring break trip that had to be cancelled for everyone’s safety. It was the right decision, but that doesn’t mean I’m not devastated. When I shared the news […]

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Knitting in Public

I recently came across an article called “Raise Your Needles: In Defense of Public Knitting” by Aleesha Paz. It’s a nice, long-form piece about why we knit in public and how the public perception of knitting has changed (or not changed) over the years. Of course, it starts with an anecdote about a “friend” scolding […]

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A Happy New Year

I checked in with you all a year ago about my new year’s resolutions for 2019, and if I’m being truthful, I failed most of them. I didn’t knit the handspun sweater, or finish any sweater for that matter. I wasn’t able to write for myself like I wanted. If you’ve been reading any of […]

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School Products Yarns

I spent last weekend in one of my favorite places: New York City. The main goal of the trip was to cross a few items off my bucket list. I got to see Tom Hiddleston (and Charlie Cox) in the play Betrayal. I got to see Aaron Tveit perform in the original cast of Moulin […]

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