Exploring

  Summer has finally arrived in Maine, filling the sky with blue, warming the air to the perfect temperature, and leaving everything else astoundingly green. It is such a short season here, sometimes I start to panic (it’s already July!!) and worry that we won’t […]

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Here

Our daughter, Eowyn, was born on May 3. She’s growing so fast.  Amos is madly in love with his little sister and we have been getting the hang of life as a family of four. I am eager to get back to writing and creating […]

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Cloth Covered Rope Basket

Where did it come from? Who made it? Amos asks these questions all the time. My answers range from: I don’t know to A farm or A cow or, often, probably a factory. Sometimes the answer seems simple, I made it. As I’ve gradually sewn […]

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Mascarpone Vanilla Ice Cream

More adventures in inspired re-purposing, which seems like the appropriate term when reducing waste is really about making the most delicious thing I can. Truthfully, there are some foods that have almost no chance of going to waste in our kitchen. Others must be carefully […]

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Binding it together

My latest quilting endeavor is, of course, for our baby, due in about 8 weeks. I didn’t have a specific pattern in mind but while browsing for ideas I came across the disappearing nine patch. I chose nine fabrics that I loved because they contrast […]

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