My Martha Stewart Girl Crush

I don’t like to talk about this very much. Because it’s embarrassing! Me! Crushing on a craft icon–Martha Stewart. Not that I have anything against crafting. I love crafting. Right now I am on a knitting binge. It can be done inside. It’s relatively un-messy–unless you count the remnants of yarn littering the floor or…

From the Archives: Knitting Nightmares

This post originally appeared on October 7, 2009. I am being defeated by hand-dyed silk ribbon and seed beads. Seriously, I thought I was stronger than this, but I am seriously mistaken. I’ve survived divorce, death, teenage twins (well, so far!), a precocious 10-year old, and it will be the hand-dyed silk ribbon and seed…