Back to the Classics Update

My original post about this Back to the Classics challenge is on my now defunct personal blog, but all future updates will be here. It took me a while to finish  Brave New World as I had forgotten how intense the narrative is and how much it can drain me while reading. I love the […]

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6 Amazing Read Aloud Picture Books (and 1 Independent Reading)

*Originally Published on Published here with permission. I absolutely love the blog,> children’s literature” href=””> I Capture the Rowhouse, and Farrar’s frequent posts about what her family is reading inspired me to share similarly here. We read a lot and I really want a better way of keeping a record of what we are […]

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30 “Classic” Must-Read Books

A friend’s post on Facebook sparked this blog post. I’m often surprised by how many people have not read novels that I thought were middle and high school staples. And I’m even more shocked by those people who have gone to college, and graduated from, college without having read Orwell’s “1984” or “The Handmaid’s Tale” […]

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Baby Blankets Galore

I was asked to make two baby blankets to be given as gifts this holiday season, and I jumped at the chance to do so. I love babies and being able to share in a family’s joy by making a baby blanket made me smile. There is nothing better than the positive energy brought on […]

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Pillow Soft Knitted Cowl

I recently opened my online store to sell my knitted and crocheted items. It’s been something that I talked about doing for a while but I hesitated because I’m a perfectionist. I experience a lot of anxiety about not being good enough. However, at the urging of my husband who is my biggest fan, I […]

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