My blogs

About me

Gender Female
Industry Publishing
Occupation editor, homemaker
Location East Coast, United States
Introduction I am a wife and mother of three. I am a stay-at-home mom, an editor, a Mennonite, and a city dweller. I like to make things (see the blog categories below). This blog is a record of what I make and the ways I try to be thrifty. Welcome!
Interests making anything from scratch; sewing and quilting; cooking; baking; housekeeping; piano; singing, especially a capella harmony; knitting; locavores; upcycling
Favorite Movies Room with a View; Life is Beautiful; Sound of Music; Erin Brockovich; The Lord of the Rings
Favorite Music Pink Martini; Simon & Garfunkel; Cowboy Junkies; John Rutter; Andru Beemis; Ralph Vaughn Williams; Trio; Bruce Springsteen
Favorite Books Raney by Clyde Edgerton; I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith; Garlic & Sapphires by Ruth Reichl; 9 Coaches Waiting by Mary Stewart; A Big Storm Knocked it Over by Laurie Colwin; Angle of Repose by Wallace Stegner; Diddakoi by Rumer Godden