• Life

    A New Season

    This season is my favorite. The cool, crisp mornings are a fresh reminder that new things are on the horizon. The world will go through the death of Winter to emerge with new life in the Spring.…

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    Farmers Market Bag

    This beauty was started last Fall and finished this Spring. Right on time for pursuing farmers markets on the weekends. A long time dream of mine is to shop weekly at a farmers market. Buy all the…

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    Coyotes

    Every time I ask myself what to write about next I say, “Coyotes.” Well, it’s not necessarily coyotes, but fear. For nearly three months I have put off sharing this story (other than with close friends and…

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    Grace in the Wilderness

    Warning: This post is about pregnancy loss, centered on the year that followed the losses. However, there is much hope and restoration in this story. If you are dealing with this yourself, I completely understand if you…

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    The Other Side of a Marathon

    Snapshot of my marathon experience… Always go through the gear checklist YOURSELF before leaving for a race event. David and I rushed out the door, but needed to turn around when I realized my headphones were still…

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    It’s Only Twelve Miles

    I’m at the point in my life where I can say, “It’s only twelve miles, today.” What on earth have I gotten myself into!? Every time I add more miles to a run, I am more convinced…

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    The Q Poncho

    Two weeks ago, a college friend came to me and asked if I could make a poncho for her daughter–the poncho’s namesake. Had I made a poncho before, or a garment other than scarves or hats? No.…

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    Forest Cure All

    I originally wrote this post a few weeks ago. Surprisingly, it was an encouragement to myself this morning. I’ve been having a rough go at mothering a two year old lately. Why are mothers the full time…

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    Gray Star Scarf and Hat

    Introducing the Gray Star Scarf and Hat When I saw this scarf pattern a few months back, I knew this would be one of the first items I would make. It’s an infinity scarf, with a delicate…