Gettin’ the job done

When I said,”Maybe tomorrow…” at the end of my last post, I thought I was being sarcastic. But when I got up this morning, I said, “Hey, there’s no time like the present. Get those applications done!”

I sat down at my kitchen table with the paper applications, a pen, my checkbook, and my […]

A Year Of Weekends

my indoor booth setup

It’s the time of year that those of us who make our living, or at least part of it, selling our handmade products at art & craft shows do our annual planning. I admit, it’s one of my least favorite activities. Which shows shall I apply to this year? […]


I think I bought one pomegranate in my life, many years ago, and didn’t enjoy it. I thought you had to eat just the red juicy part and spit out the seeds. Way too much work to eat that way, and way too much waste.

Years later I learned that you’re supposed to eat everything, […]

My Second Socks

After knitting my first pair of socks, I knew I’d knit more. I also knew I had to make the next pair smaller, a shorter foot and a leg that hugged the leg.

For the first pair I used I downloaded from Patons, since I was using their Kroy FX sock yarn. Although […]

Twinkling Gems Scarves

I finished the rayon chenille scarves I put on the loom last week. I’ve already told you that I love gemstone colors, so it’s no surprise that I think these scarves are gorgeous.

I wove both scarves on the same variegated warp, a hand painted yarn that Tammy calls Twinkle. For the scarf on […]