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Alicia P.
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There's a mysterious, melancholy beauty that is so specific and to this time of year in the Pacific Northwest. The skies are dark and flat, matte gray, or like a frosted light box, glowing and opaque. The wind is cold,... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Posie Gets Cozy
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My baby girl is growing up. She frequently would like me to make her a cup of chamomile tea. She sets her little table with a tablecloth and the good china and wants to sit there by herself for dinner.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2019 at Posie Gets Cozy
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I absolutely love this time of year. I was thinking today as I passed a winter garden that had been cleaned up and was starting to sprout daffodils and tulip spears how much I love this time of year —... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2019 at Posie Gets Cozy
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Hello! Guys!!! Thank you thank you for all of the Secret Garden orders! I'm so grateful — seriously, thank you. I've been here for the past week and a half, watching them roll in and now we are getting organized,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2019 at Posie Gets Cozy
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Hello! Is it snowing where you are? We're having sunshine today. Andy and Amelia are working in the front yard, lifting muck off of the borders and uncovering tender daffodil shoots and tulip leaves. It seems like the perfect day... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2019 at Posie Gets Cozy
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Sweet Mimi at her Valentine's Day store, 6:00 a.m. I was going to have all of my Secret Garden things ready to go this week but I'm not quite finished getting the web pages up. I forgot about Valentine's Day,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2019 at Posie Gets Cozy
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I'm literally aghast at how quickly the days seem to be going right now. I'm not sure why; not sure why they seem to be going so fast and not sure why that leaves me feeling shocked. Amelia's been in... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2019 at Posie Gets Cozy
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Oh, the days of January, I love them so. I love that the weather is cold, the garden is sleeping, the skies are gray. I love that. I love hibernating, and flannel sheets, and flannel nightgowns, and hot tea, and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2019 at Posie Gets Cozy
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Oh, hello! How are you? Guys, it's been kind of a sloooow start to the year here. . . . I'm trying to get caught up with 2018 and I feel like I'm treading molasses. We've all had colds, me... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2019 at Posie Gets Cozy
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Aw, helloooooooo out there. I feel like it's been so, so long since I've had time to be here. The holidays are so busy. New Year's always stresses me out. It was my birthday a couple of days ago. My... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2019 at Posie Gets Cozy
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Oh, the days, the lovely days! One after another, filled with light and love. I'm already missing it all, this holiday season that has been so simple and sweet and soft. I'd been meaning to get back here to update... Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2018 at Posie Gets Cozy
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My mom had my childhood headboard and footboard in her garage and I got them from her recently. This was my childhood bed (here I am in it back then) that my mom and I stripped and refinished at some... Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2018 at Posie Gets Cozy
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Early-December-days mash-up, and I don't even know how to organize these pictures. That in itself feels accurate, nonetheless. The days are a swirl of present-gathering and preparations. I try to get my work done as early as I can (thank... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2018 at Posie Gets Cozy
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Well, hello! It's now December 4th! Let's open the Northern Light Advent Calendar! For the first four days of the advent calendar, we had three mini-skeins (one with sparkle) and a pattern that I wrote specifically for hand-dyed mini skeins... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2018 at Posie Gets Cozy
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I thought I'd put together a round-up of all of my past patterns that you might want to make this winter. It's sort of trippy to look back at all of these! All of them started off as kits, but... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2018 at Posie Gets Cozy
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Oh, Happy Thanksgiving to you! I've been laaaaaaazy this week. We had a nice Thanksgiving here, and I hope you did, too. People brought stuff to our house and Andy and our nephew, Perry, cooked a bunch of sides so... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2018 at Posie Gets Cozy
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Well, hello there! How are you? I finally have a morning to write. This is our long day, with ballet at the end of it, and it is just plain looooooong. Ballet doesn't end until 5:00 p.m. For us, that's... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2018 at Posie Gets Cozy
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Hello! The Northern Light Yarn Advent Calendar will be available today, Wednesday, November 7, at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Standard Time, and then again later today at 6:00 p.m. PST until both batches sell out. To purchase a kit (U.S. orders... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2018 at Posie Gets Cozy
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These are my winter colors. Sea-glass greens of the winter woods. The muted gold of lit candles. Moody grays of heavy clouds. The lilac skies in the winter gloaming. Neon pink and lemon-yellow Christmas lights. The violet luminescence of alpenglow.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2018 at Posie Gets Cozy
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Ahhhh, tomorrow is Halloween. It's never been my favorite holiday. I'm really not sure why. This year we put some orange lights on our fence and some fake cobweb stuff and now I like it a bit better. The yard... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2018 at Posie Gets Cozy
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Halllllloooo, dear friends! Autumn is here in earnest around these parts. I'm in my little office today, playing catch-up and bashing away at my to-do list. Yarn is literally hanging and drying (or, not drying, as it's freezing in here,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2018 at Posie Gets Cozy
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Six whole, big years old. My goodness. I never really have words for these things. The week has been a whirlwind of swirling leaves and party streamers and birthday cakes and fancy things, wonderful and bright and filled with fun... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2018 at Posie Gets Cozy
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Good day! Hello! How are you? Hellooooooooo! It's me. I've been bonkers busy and I'm so happy I finally have time to sit and write. Hello! [I'm waving.] * * * T H A N K Y O U S... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2018 at Posie Gets Cozy
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THE LEAVES BY HUNDREDS CAME Cross Stitch Sampler Kit is now available for pre-order. Please CLICK HERE to order. So, it's really fall. It's still kind of sinking in. Amelia's first week of school went blissfully, thrillingly by in a... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2018 at Posie Gets Cozy
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Amelia started kindergarten this week. This is her picture from just before we left the house on the first day. The mix of emotions on her face just melts me into a puddle of love and hope and excitement and... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2018 at Posie Gets Cozy
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