Beads, Glorious Salvaged Beads!

With mom heading up to visit ME for Thanksgiving this year (but more on that later) I’ve been digging through supplies in an effort to “Clean” – read as: play with craft stuff, and then have a nice couple hours of panic cleaning before she arrives. That said, I dug through a pile of old…

May the Stitches Be Ever in Your Favor

So, I think I’ve decided on a new (and may I say drool-worthy) knitting project: The Katniss Cowl! This gorgeous cowl has it all going for it, even divorced from the Hunger Games references: Asymmetrical design Neutral color scheme (that doesn’t distract from the construction Structured cowl neck Under-arm connection (so it stays centered) All-around…

Making a Christmas Tree: It Begins…

As I’ve said previously, it too me a while to stop hating Christmas.┬áNow that I enjoy the holiday, I really love creating new traditions for my celebration, and here’s one that is a lot of fun for me: making my own tree. I know this tradition won’t last for ever- eventually I’ll get tired of…

Because Customer Service, That’s Why.

So, being ex-retail at this point I have strong opinions about customer service. Mostly those strong feelings are strong feelings of empathy for people serving customers. That said, this is just a quick post to introduce you to 2 of my favorite diverting blogs – which are 100% plausible. The Bitter Barista catalogs life from…