summer fine

Posted on 17 CommentsPosted in book reviews/events, designing, food and garden, projects

though it’s been mostly chilly and rainy over the last few days, i did manage to get this sunny photo during a rare break in the clouds. as i stepped out the back door on my way to the store the other day, this little butterfly was so intent on exploring the marigolds that it […]

blissfully clean

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last summer we had an awful lot of fun putting together the final shipment of the 2013 bare naked club. we’d introduced our membership to super soft color grown organic cotton the previous year and we thought it was time to step things up a notch by designing a shipment with one of the heavier […]

Things are Clipping Right Along

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I’ve been sneaking in a few rows while Padraig naps, during summer concerts in the park (check out the gorgeous moss dogs and their rooftop garden on the doghouse), historical society, and at the zoo and also during any commutes where I’m in the passenger seat. Before I knew it, I was pretty far on […]

good folks, good music, good eats

Posted on 7 CommentsPosted in designing, food and garden, lace/shawls, projects, yarn and dyeing

look at this nice little haul from our garden. it’s so great to be in that season where i can go out with my colander and fill it with a variety of things for dinner. we’ve got squash, eggplant, a few okra, a couple tomatoes, a handful of peas, and some green beans—plus thai basil […]