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the homesteady
Northampton, MA
Everyday joys + real-life inspiration
Interests: DIY, knitting, crafting, cooking, zombies
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Nice!! So happy to hear it, Kate :)
I swore to myself after making Phoebe a sweater last Christmas that I would never again plan so poorly that I would be knit-crying my way through finishing a tough project the night before Christmas Eve -- and hopefully that won't happen again this year. But I have to admit,... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at the homesteady
Thank you Chris!!
Toggle Commented 4 days ago on Dip-dye a cardboard ornament at the homesteady
Thanks Chris!!
Yesssss it's making me crazy
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Haha thanks Allie!! This is one of my favorite kinds of posts. I love round-ups and lists
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Right?? It's so good. I've never heard of CN Lester, but thanks for the introduction. Their work is awesome!! Kristie says thank you :)
Toggle Commented 4 days ago on Here & there at the homesteady
It's true! Select any of these tutorials, and you can be done by Christmas morning -- no all-nighters required. 1 // Yoga headband 2 // Cord & bead coasters 3 // Embroidered word art 4 // Stamped scarf 5 // "Clueless" quote tote bag 6 // Photo transfer ornament Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at the homesteady
Kristie did not actually turn 331 over the weekend -- she's 34. My family has an amusing lack of birthday candles, so they rely on implied math instead. Currently, I'm... Listening to: "Serial," of course! If you haven't gotten into this podcast yet, put aside some time for it this... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at the homesteady
Christmas just isn't the same without sugar cookies, is it? Every year I make gluten-free sugar cookies with this mix, and I swear it tastes even better than the real thing. This year I wanted to try and create a canvas so I could decorate the cookies with my edible... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at the homesteady
Who's ready for the holidays?! (Just kidding. Is anybody really ever ready, especially two weeks out?) I'm making good progress on a few more handmade gifts, but we're putting Christmas aside this weekend to celebrate Kristie's 34th birthday. I feel bad for December babies -- their birthdays can get so... Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2014 at the homesteady
Thank you Briar-Rose!
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You know those little cardboard ornaments you see in stores like Michaels? Those are my kryptonite. I always buy them, with little or no plan about how they'll make it to the tree. Same story with this little mitten. After pondering for awhile and thinking maybe I'd do a photo... Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2014 at the homesteady
Neeners, you are so gorgeous in that picture. You look so happy!!! XOXO
I love the Dream & Sugar Tea Set! Too lovely
The first year I worked at my current job, I knitted everyone in my department their own pair of mittens for Christmas. That was just crazy -- my fingers still ache at the memory of trying to finish them all in time. Last year, I made everyone a jar of... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2014 at the homesteady
m.e., you are the sweetest person in the world. Thank you!!!
Thanks Michelle!! :)
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Thank you m.e.!! :)
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Haha right??!?? Thanks Beth!!
Toggle Commented Dec 9, 2014 on DIY musical wine glasses at the homesteady
A My Size Barbie, ha!!
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My brother Max is an amazing bluegrass musician. He's been musically oriented his whole life, and that even extends to mealtimes. I can remember one night, not too long ago, when my brother, sister, and I were all home for dinner and together we brought out a few wine glasses... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2014 at the homesteady
Kristie and I broke out the Christmas decorations the day after Thanksgiving after we got back from my parents' house. I don't know about you guys, but it's a struggle for me every year to wait that long! Not gonna lie, I may be listening to Christmas carols at work... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2014 at the homesteady
I would print out all the photos I've been meaning to hang up!
I would bring this with me to France in April!