Category Archives: holiday

Three things

A timely (and totally relevant to my holiday) post from a favorite blog-Redefining Christmas (Without Offending Anyone) BeyoncĂ© has a new album out today and I was thrilled to hear a track featuring a writer whose work I admire. Read her … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays

I’m taking some time away to enjoy what’s left of the year with my family and friends. May your holiday season be filled with love and laughter.

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Five things

If you’d like to read news that makes your cry…tears of joy, I recommend Daily Good. Another good one is yes! magazine. I picked up a like new wool and cashmere coat from the thrift store last week for a … Continue reading

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Five things

Loving mater mea, a site dedicated to showcasing the lives of creative NYC area moms of color. via Urban Bush Babes I made a few felt trees last week and learned to blanket stitch correctly. (Pictured above with DD’s “gingerbread” … Continue reading

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Why I don’t give handmade for the holidays

I am a firm believer in thoughtful gift giving. So, unless a close friend or family member requests that I make an item, I don’t give handmade. My time and work is precious to me and I will only share … Continue reading

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