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SouleMama
Coastal Maine
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Greetings from Nova Natural! As we watch winter slip slowly out of the valleys, spring creeping up the knees of the mountains, our thoughts turn to the rush of new life this time of year brings. Watching for the nest-building... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2019 at SouleMama
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Greetings from Silk Oak! While new designs continue to emerge each season, it is the tried and true, beloved, vintage designs that keep customers coming back to get the same prints for their new babies that they remember loving when... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2019 at SouleMama
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Photo Credit: Grain HandMade Greetings from Nest European Toys & Home! We are an online shop in North America offering a wide selection of quality handmade natural toys and crafts, books, clothing for kids, and sustainable home goods. Some of... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2019 at SouleMama
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Greetings from Texture Clothing! We believe in focusing on love. With so much fear and hate in the world it’s easy to get pulled down by negativity. But love is a verb, and we believe that making the choice to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2019 at SouleMama
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(Photo by Erin Little) A few nights ago, while distributing laundry (oh the laundry!) before bedtime, I walked by the open door of the bathroom where the nightly toothbrushing party was happening, and something caught my eye. It may be... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2019 at SouleMama
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We've just wrapped up a pretty fabulous February School Vacation week, if I do say so myself. When vacation was looming and all of us were still in various stages of recovery from the many kinds of funk that have... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2019 at SouleMama
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Greetings from Morris & Essex! Morris & Essex makes gorgeous and colorful textile and paper goods. Everything is designed in Maine by me, Eliza Jane Curtis. I work hard to use sustainable and recycled materials and ethical practices to turn... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2019 at SouleMama
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That's what Ani said to us this morning when she woke up - "Happy Valentine's Day Eve Morning!" And so it is! It's a snow day too. Another ten inches fell overnight, and so the kiddos are all home from... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2019 at SouleMama
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Greetings from Oak Meadow! Oak Meadow offers an affordable independent school experience for students in kindergarten to grade 12. Our progressive, experiential homeschooling curriculum can be used independently, or by enrolling in our accredited, teacher-supported, distance learning school. Our curriculum... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2019 at SouleMama
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I'm slowly emerging from the cave I've been living in since last week. It turns out that "little chest cold" I thought I had, turned into the full-on, real-deal flu. I guess yarn wasn't the only thing I brought back... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2019 at SouleMama
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We're deep in the very final stretch of proofreading for our first Taproot issue of 2019, Issue 31::REVIVE! Today, I'm holed up with the laptop, some tea, a pile of cough drops and a tissue box beside me. Achoo! It... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2019 at SouleMama
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Someone has all but taken over my little studio nook of late. Adelaide has been a busy bee cranking out so many goodies for her dog Sonny. Actually, she has grand plans of a little shop full of pet things... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2019 at SouleMama
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I'm just back from a whirlwind of a weekend in New York City! I was there for Vogue Knitting Live, meeting up with some of our Taproot contributors and friends alike. It was fast and furious - like any whirlwind... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2019 at SouleMama
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Well, THAT happened. I am now, it appears, the mother of an adult child. What a trip! I seriously think I've spent most of the month with my nose deep in the photo boxes and photo albums. It helped -... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2019 at SouleMama
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(Thanks for all those nice words last week. I was so very touched and comforted too, by all of you on similar or relatable journeys. Oh, time!) We're only halfway through the winter season (less?), but I think it's safe... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2019 at SouleMama
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(a while ago....) Well, hello! Oh, I'm DEEP IN IT, friends! Deep right now both in the very fullness of my todays (which feel oh.so.full.) but also in my yesterdays too. Calvin was away for a long stretch this month... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2019 at SouleMama
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Not that either of us needed one, but regardless, Ani and I both got new hats this week and we're pretty happy about that. The holiday break found us with lots of fireside moments (both the one inside and the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2019 at SouleMama
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Hello January! I'm so pleased to welcome back the following Sponsor! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Morris + Essex Morris & Essex creates colorful and original hand-printed paper and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2019 at SouleMama
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We spent New Year's Eve in, just the youngest kiddos with us and I didn't even make it to midnight! I did give it my best effort, with board games, fondue, and Singing in the Rain....but when Ani admitted defeat... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2019 at SouleMama
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Well that happened quickly! Solstice and Christmas came and went by in the blink of an eye, my goodness. I didn't intend to spend so much time away from the blog (the same thing happened for me with Instagram!), but... Continue reading
Posted Dec 28, 2018 at SouleMama
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I suppose that subject title is a bit of a misnomer. In truth, today was not a gentle morning. In fact, there was far too much yelling (on my part) as the normal flurry of getting everyone up and out... Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2018 at SouleMama
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The latest issue of Taproot is out in the wild now! Issue 30::FEAST is the last of our 2018 issues, bringing our seventh year of publication to a close. Seven years, oh my! I don't know how the time has... Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2018 at SouleMama
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I've had some seriously awesome company as I've been sitting by the fire as often as possible of late, knitting away on holiday gifts! Annabel has been at my side constantly with her own knitting project, and Harper has joined... Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2018 at SouleMama
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My baby girl had a 'sick' day from school last week, with the lowest grade fever possible, but a fever nonetheless. I will confess to being happy to have a day at home with her...and I think she loved it... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2018 at SouleMama
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Greetings from TogetherMade! TogetherMade designs and manufactures high quality wood and leather craft kits - our goal is to bring families together to make beautiful, functional crafts from exceptional materials. Our kits are about the process and the quality time... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2018 at SouleMama
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