Thomas Jefferson Education Blog #1

How We Came to Homeschooling We have been learning at home, as a family, for 10 months and just found Thomas Jefferson Education/Leadership Education (TJEd) a few weeks ago. What a game changer it has been! When I first seriously began considering homeschooling I had this utopian image in my head. I knew what I […]

How to Attach a Tassel to a Hudson Hat

How to Attach a Tassel to a Hudson Hat Since publishing the Hudson Hat pattern in 2007 I have had so many people ask me how to attach the tassels to the ends of the i-cord. I’ve explained it via email, but it was high time I put together a picture tutorial. I’ve knit countless […]

How Much Do I Love You Contest!

How Much Do I Love You? To the moon and back! But really, this colorway of mine has been shown so much love that I thought it was time to showcase that love. I am going to run a contest in honor of the colorway “This is How Much I Love You” and announce the […]

Do You Ask Why Often Enough?

Why do you do what you do for a living? The questioning of why is something we as a society don’t do often enough and I think that can explain much of the reason we have so many people on depression medications and driving to jobs they hate to pay for houses they don’t get […]

The Role of Exercise and Nutrition in Mental Health

We all know the science behind how proper exercise, nutrition, sleep etc… reduces depression and it’s easy to give a knowing nod to these claims and then go on with our (sometimes depressed) lives. If you haven’t read this information in the form of pamphlets at your doctors office or on blogs like this one, […]

Why I Choose Homeschooling

Before I even announce my decision to homeschool to family and friends I knew I had to write this blog post (by the way, this is me announcing to my family and friends that we are now homeschooling). There will be questions, comments and opinions aplenty, so I say it’s best to be prepared! I […]

My Daughter’s Journey to Gluten-Free

I find myself telling Kylie’s story a lot. It’s time to put it into a blog post so that it’s easier to share and will hopefully help another child not suffer as long as Kylie did. Kylie was born April 24, 2004 perfectly healthy, and she mostly stayed that way until she was about 4. […]

How to Kettle Dye Wool Yarn

How to Kettle Dye Wool Yarn I just love kettle dyeing yarn! It’s SO simple (I promise) and it’s fun. The results aren’t as predictable as with other types of dyeing which makes it an adventure.  In this article I will share all the materials you will need and step by step instructions for getting […]

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