N.H. White Mountains Knitting Retreat

This is my 5th year teaching at the New Hampshire White Mountains Knitting Retreat! A few days before the retreat, I usually feel nervous and begin to question myself, “What can I possibly teach such a talented group of knitters?” I meticulously go over how the class will be structured; I check, double check, and triple check that I have all the materials, samples, and needles needed. Then I begin to feel nervous at the thought of standing before these …

Office Space & Giveaway

[camera slideshow=”officebuild”] [pix_divider decoration=”floral_divid_7″ opacity=”opacity_1_0″] For sure, my wife needed an office space. It was plain to see that working from home had run its course; interruptions and distractions were flowing from an endless supply, making each day less productive than the one before. Creativity was now living in the shadow of frustration, so we talked about getting Amanda an office. A unique collection of merits and draw backs began to form. Living in a bustling city, a perfect office space could be found with …

Heart, Hands, & Feet

(A Holiday Collection for Busy Moms) Since becoming a mom (oh so many years ago!), I’ve endeavoured to always have at least one handmade gift under the tree for each of my loved ones. Yet, as the girls have grown and parenting progresses, I’m ever-amazed at how quickly the holidays are upon us–how busy we have all become–until one day ‘round about now, my girls look at me and say, “It’s only 4 weeks until Christmas!” Oh, their excitement! Oh, …