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mamaroots
mama, crafter, storyteller!
Interests: storytelling, reading, crafting, birth activism
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Friends, it has been a great 12 years since I started my first company mamaroots but the time has come for the next step in my little ol home company- hope that you will join me at my new space... Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2015 at mamaroots
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I was recently at a craft/knitting gathering and on of the gals said something along the lines of how somethings have a life; i.e. a beginning and an ending. It has been almost 8 years to the day coming up... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2015 at mamaroots
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We are week 3 into a bathroom remodel that has gotten underway in our home. It was done mostly out of necessity. When we bought this little mid-century ranch 12 years ago there was evidence of some water damage in... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2015 at mamaroots
Hi Robin- you are the lucky winner- if you could remind me your addy I will ship this fella out to you!
Toggle Commented Jan 11, 2015 on ham it up at mamaroots
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I do believe I may have found myself a new New Year tradition. You may remember that I began a sky scarf last year. This project is a conceptual knitting project that is the brillant brainchild of Leafcutter Designs. I... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2015 at mamaroots
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Welcome 2015! You may remember last year we discovered the pig as being a part of New Year good luck symbols in Germany. Thanks to my vintage postcard fetish it sent me down a rabbit's hole of discovering many good... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2015 at mamaroots
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Not sure about you, but in these parts New Years is all about relaxing and bringing in the New Year with some bubbly and family game time. I tend to revel in a few days coming off not making "things"... Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2014 at mamaroots
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It has been some welcomed days off work, making last minute gifts, monopoly games and family time. And in the midst of it all I was able work in plenty of knitting. In this second year of knitting I was... Continue reading
Posted Dec 28, 2014 at mamaroots
Posted Dec 25, 2014 at mamaroots
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As the magic has been growing all month long I thought I would share how we count down. Our number one way of counting down all of the wonderful holiday traditions we incorporate into our family is with our wood... Continue reading
Posted Dec 23, 2014 at mamaroots
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I am quite keen on the "trees on things in mason jars" this season. Let's just go ahead and call it "haulin" crafting shall we! A couple years ago we made our waterless mason snowglobe with some vintage elves and... Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2014 at mamaroots
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Last shop update of the season coming on Tuesday. The made to order items will ship within 6 days, the calendars will not ship until after Christmas. There will be some tomtens, calendars, humbugs, Dobby, and 1 Gandolf set! Thank... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2014 at mamaroots
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Just about all done decorating the wee abode for Christmas. Last year my husband came across a whole box of these ornaments someone left on their curb in a box labeled "free" and he knew he struck gold in his... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2014 at mamaroots
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Wishing peaceful thoughts to everyone this holiday from mamaroots and crew! Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2014 at mamaroots
Posted Nov 27, 2014 at mamaroots
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Next shop update coming Monday at 9:30 pm central. Winter refresh and a couple calendars will be included! Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2014 at mamaroots
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goodbye October . . .goodbye to the last camping trip of the season, goodbye to leaves and open windows, goodbye soccer, and goodbye to one more month of Missouri skies in my sky scarf. If this poem is accurate for... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2014 at mamaroots
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Last night was pumpkin carving time. I have enjoyed the book Little Boo for pumpkin season this year- pretty sweet little story about a pumpkin seed that wants to be scary and he gets his chance. Silas was inspired by... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2014 at mamaroots
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I have fallen in-love with Homer and did not even know it. Homer Laughlin that is. I by chance picked up these two "oven serve" vintage pieces a while back. One is a pie pan and one is a casserole... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2014 at mamaroots
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Sometimes it is just kept at home! We were not able to go to one of our favorite music festivals Walnut Valley- Pickers Paradise, this fall so we did it up DIY style and had our own Little Walnut Valley... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2014 at mamaroots
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It is that time of the year where we choose to honor our dragon energy for "dragonmas" (Michaelmas) at the end of September. We set up our baby knit dragon that slowly hatches throughout the day, read dragon stories, contemplate... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2014 at mamaroots
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My oldest fella entered the official teenage world in September. He has been waiting a long time for this crowing moment! I found myself to be pretty calm, not so teary eyed and really was able to just sit back... Continue reading
Posted Sep 28, 2014 at mamaroots
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A shop update is coming tomorrow night, a few calendars and Halloween critters are coming. I do love to make some ghosts and monsters! Continue reading
Posted Sep 28, 2014 at mamaroots
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I am pretty sure I blinked and September was gone. It has been some running days with a kiddo officially becoming a teenager, hosting our own little bluegrass fest, a large art installation project for a big music festival in... Continue reading
Posted Sep 28, 2014 at mamaroots