Creativity & Community

Master Weaver Kate Smith and Illustrator/Icon Tasha Tudor work together to harvest flax for spinning. Each year they’d get together for several days to work together on their craft.     Lately I’ve been having really good conversations with friends. About our feeling that something is missing….lost but perhaps not unretrievable. Something many of us […]

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Cooking With Tasha Tudor: Oatmeal Bread

Good morning, and welcome to a fresh week of “Cooking with Tasha Tudor!” This week I am featuring a recipe with which Tasha Tudor won first prize at the Danbury Fair when she was fifteen years old! And I am happy to report that this bread has stood the test of time! It makes three […]

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Walnut & Indigo

     The colors of late November are lovely; deep and muted, the autumn blazes have faded and now things are mellowing with warmth as the north wind picks up and the trees become bare once more. That deep, moody brown becomes the central color of this part of the autumn— before the evergreens and […]

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Our First Open House!~

  Hi there, friends!~       What a fantastic weekend we had! Saturday was the first open house at The Prairie House for me and my good friend Tasha (who owns House Sparrow Fine Nesting.)  So many wonderful friends, family and neighbors came out to see what we’ve been up to for the last few […]

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Open House, This Saturday!

  You guys. There has been so much work and imagination poured into our little studio space….renovations and creations made over the summer and now into the fall….and we are finally ready to show it all off!~!   My amazing friend and studiomate Tasha Ball and I are so, so excited to invite you to […]

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House Portrait: A Little Red Cape

  Usually when I’m asked to paint a portrait— its of people! For this project, however, I had the pleasure of creating a portrait of a house for my friend Erin. Erin is a lover of history and all things ‘old timey’ and has just revamped her blog as Bygone Living.      The house that […]

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Back From New England!

   Oooooh, friends. I am back. Back from the land that speaks the native language of my heart! Back from the land of ‘all things old timey’— my beloved New England!   What a trip. 21 hours in the car. Each way. With two kids. But we did it, and we had such an amazing, memorable […]

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