Tag: family

Happy Chinese New Year!

NonLinearKnitting Presents: Made “Chinese New Year Feast” from CourTney Collins-Yost on Vimeo. Enjoy our inspirational Short for Homemade Living, MADE: Chinese New Year Feast. We join one family through their day of celebration with family, friends and a… Read More

Homeward bound – just for the weekend

This past weekend was my dad’s birthday and he retired! He spent many years working way too hard and now he will probably continue working, but at home instead. He’s the type of dad who doesn’t know how… Read More

Love Stone for Plants

When I was little, my grandma and grandpa would take my brother and I to Lake Erie to go “rock hunting.” I’m pretty sure this moment in time sealed in my love for rock beaches and cooler weather…. Read More

A Perfect Fall Day: fleas and carvings.

The HB’s parents came to visit for a nice weekend before Halloween. They got into town just in time to stay for a day or two before the hurricane came. (They made it out before though. phew!)

Love that Hate Bread

Sometimes when things seem rough, people have different coping strategies. Some turn to food or chocolate, some hide away in bed in the dark, some go for a long run…and some bake while listening to very loud music…. Read More

Soon-to-be-Apron-Wearing-Wife!

My younger sister is getting married. I get to say younger a lot, since I’m the oldest, of many. But, due to the nature of marrying into the military, the planning was done with a tight date in… Read More

A Honey Wheat Breakfast for Champions

It’s a super stormy day, so it’s a perfect day to continue the bread experiment. I’m trying to find out what my HB is allergic to in packaged breads, so I can eat my healthy bread without giving… Read More

Boston Cream Birthday Dreams

It was the HB’s birthday and he wanted cake. I love to bake so he gets to request whatever dessert he wants for his birthday. This year, he wanted a Boston Creme Pie. As most of you know,… Read More

Hm, a Craft Sabbatical, huh?

According to dictionary.com, a sabbatical is any extended period of leave from one’s customary work, especially for rest, to acquire new skills or training, etc…… That sounds fantastic. So why the heck am I not already doing this… Read More

Craft Sabbatical: Planning

While flipping through some old family photos last night, I came across many that sparked my urge to create. One image in particular : Me, my mom, two of my grandmas, and three of my great grandmas. Four… Read More