How to Buy Gifts for New Parents that Don’t Suck

It seems like we’re going through another baby boom in my world. Several people I know have either just had or are about to have babies, which is wonderful. As a knitter, it’s not

Let Go of Expectations with Make Bad Art

I have often said — in my head at least, if not out loud — that I think creativity is the thing that makes people human. We all have a desire to make things,

Two-Color Pom-Pom DIY

I spend a lot of time with yarn, because it’s my job. When the January DIY Challenge from Adventures in Making was announced as being yarn, I was kind of excited but also didn’t

Feel Productive with a Daily/Weekly Check In

I’ve been thinking a lot about productivity this week, after writing last week about that fact that there is no such thing as a perfect day in which you’ll get all your work done

Knit Apple Cozy {Iron Craft Challenge}

This week’s Iron Craft challenge was all about fruit and flowers. It took me a long time to come up with something I wanted to do, but I finally landed on a knit apple

Want a Kid Who Loves Words? Read Them The Phantom Tollbooth

Even though I feel like I read a lot as a kid, I don’t have a lot of books that I really remember just loving as a child. I didn’t read a lot of

Never a Perfect Day

I have been writing a lot lately about morning pages, and how they are a sounding board for me and really let me know what I’m thinking about and focusing on. When I start