• Essays + Poems,  Life,  Mothering

    March // All Things New

    My family and I moved last September from our slice of heaven on earth—Northern Arizona. It still feels like my roots are raw, blinking with terror in the sunlight and drying out in the unwelcome air. I diligently wrap them in damp towels, but they yearn to grip the soil, to soak up nourishment and to create new life, a new home. It’s confusing, and some days debilitating, while I wait for those roots to be planted again. However, I tell myself on repeat, “You’ve lived like this before. It will not kill you.” Now, my family lives on two…

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    Crochet Tutorial,  Patterns

    Port Aransas Wall Hanging

    In anticipating the changing seasons (winter to spring), my inspiration searches for finding the perfect wall hanging. It also happens to be Emma’s birth month! She’s turning ONE this month, and I’m planning a beautiful Blossom Crochet Wall Hanging to…

  • Essays + Poems,  Life,  Mothering

    February 2020 // Love After Babies

    As the requirement of daily life expands, the love between us strengthens.  Every sleepless night yields to camaraderie over coffee in the daylight.  As the battles of parenthood wagewe hold together by the bonds of lovethat married us many moons ago.  We seek each…

  • Patterns

    Dandelion Beanie Crochet Pattern

    Introducing the Dandelion Beanie Crochet Pattern! This pattern is fully inspired by my daughter, Emma. Think feisty little girl who loves wildflowers and the outdoors. Confession : she’s barely 11 months old when this pattern releases. However, I have chosen…