Let littles stay little…

So sorry I haven’t posted in a while…we had, um, little children and computer related difficulties. Needless to say, no children will be near the new computer. EVERRRR. I have been busy buying… Continue reading

Pattern Giveaway Winner

Congratulations, Jules AND Bonnie- you both won! 🙂 Please find me on ravelry under AliciaPlum and send me a PM so I can gift you the pattern! Happy Knitting…

Dancing in Puddles/ Pattern Giveaway!

Happy First Day of Spring! It’s gorgeous here in Maine and the snow is almost gone. I remember last year it was still freezing… So, maybe you’re one of the knitters that follows… Continue reading

And the label almost frightened me into not purchasing it… (also known as Alicia’s accidental happening into the no-poo craze)

Ok. Flat out.The label on a bottle of Dr. Bronner’s castile soap is unnerving, to say the least. It’s half rap, half crazy mishmash of religion and strange promises. There are 2 things… Continue reading

Pure Maine.

Don’t worry friends, I haven’t forgotten about you and the American Economy! I have lots of fun new things to post about, but things have been pretty hectic around here. One thing I… Continue reading


Meet Simple. My latest hat pattern. I was spinning up some merino on the wheel, and it was just gorgeous! Unfortunately, there were really no hat patterns out there on the market that… Continue reading

Victoria’s Secret Exposed

Okay- I know, I know. Victoria’s Secret doesn’t need ANY more exposure than they already have, both in media or on the models themselves, but I found something surprising during my last trip… Continue reading

Planning Ahead: How to Support Local Agriculture in the Spring/Summer

I’m over winter, and thinking spring already! The first day of spring is only two months out, and I am starting to plan my garden. If you don’t have a garden (or the… Continue reading

Big Sebago/Little Sebago Cowl Pattern

Big Sebago Sebago Lake is the second largest lake in the state of Maine, as well as the deepest. It is commonly referred to by its portions—Big Sebago and Little Sebago. This drapey… Continue reading

American Made Toys (thataren’tmadeofwood)

  If you do a Google or Bing search on the web for American made toys, you’re likely to find a ton of high quality wooden toys (usually with the price tag to… Continue reading