To get our green on in the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day, the Bee and I started some seeds – lettuce and columbines.  We ran out of containers, so planting has been paused.   Next up: knitting and a movie. Advertisements

pin stripe mitts

I’m a bit late in posting these, but they are the girls’ valentines day gifts – pretty pin striped fingerless mitts – a free pattern designed by the most wonderfully talented Jen.  The girls adore them.  I know this because we have two giant baskets by the front door with dozens of hand-knit mittens, scarves … Continue reading


The Bee and I kicked off March Break with a tour and workshop at Ziraldo Alpaca Farm.  It was a sunny and warm afternoon filled with fun facts, picture-taking, petting, and dreaming.   After the tour of the farm and getting acquainted with the alpacas, we gathered around the big farmhouse kitchen table with friends, and we felted alpaca around bars … Continue reading