Yarn Along: Addictive Knits & Reads

At the end of the day, I look forward to my knitting time.  It's a time to relax, slow down, and let the act of knitting help clear my mind of the day's events. This project is simple with just enough going on to keep me paying attention.  I started it on our family vacation [...]

Sundrenched

Time away from home, on adventures big and small, is an essential part of what brings me happiness.  This may be a bit ironic since I  consider myself a homebody.  And yet I regularly need a break from our routine, a breath of fresh air, and new sights to help clear my head, bring my [...]

Yarn Along:: Beginnings + Endings

I've been reading a new book, the sweeping sequel to The Passage.  It's complex and moving, even a little sad and scary at times.  It's epic and will probably take me a bit to get through.  And that's okay, especially with the help of a before-work-mocha and reading moment from time to time. My fall sweater is [...]

Hurricane Cowl

Last weekend I went to New York City for a conference for women entrepreneurs striving to create not just a business we love, but a life we love as well.  My goal was to get inspired and map out the trajectory for a few new ideas I have brewing for Stash.  I also wanted to [...]

Churchmouse Yarns and Tea

I got my first taste of the Churchmouse brand while at a fiber festival a couple of years ago.  Their knitting patterns are exquisite, and I fell in love with their style immediately.  When we were planning our trip to Seattle, I just knew we needed to take a ferry ride over to Bainbridge Island to [...]