2018 :: bringing it back to the streets

photo credit: Savannah Barkley It is a huge privilege to be welcomed into this creative community…  the open arms you have extended to me have made this rather major life transition feel comfortable, easy and fun. In the past ten years, you and Elizabeth have created a sacred space in the woods where each of us has the opportunity to reconnect with our best self and shake off some of the more grating, busy, tiresome energies of this modern world. I am keen to keep … View Post

my deepest thanks

“Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.” – Melody Beattle Thanksgiving is by far my favorite time of the year and I’ll be continuing to count my blessings in the days and weeks ahead. Wishing you all a warm and cosy weekend spent with great food, family, abundance, … View Post

the countdown begins…

It’s here! Mark your calendars — we will be announcing all Spring + Fall 2018 instructors and classes on Monday, November 27th 12:00pm EST — I am beyond thrilled to share with you what we have in store for next year… photo credit (1) BARBARA LISZCZ (2 + 5) AMY GRETCHEN (4) CHRISTINE CHITNIS

celebrating a winter woollen wardrobe wonderland

new wardrobe staple ‘Rae Skirt‘ from Sewaholic  It’s almost my two-year knitting anniversary! Well, actually, I embarked on my first knitted project about ten years ago and made a VERY tortured scarf — but late-November 2015 marks when I moved past that trauma and picked up the needles again, this time when I began working on the shop floor of Tolt Yarn & Wool. Feeling more confident and abundantly supported, I took to it like a fish in water. I found ‘my thing’. Embarking on my knitting journey … View Post

when my hands couldn’t get ANY fuller, here comes Basil!

“Oh no, what have I done! Don’t I have enough on my plate already?!” I thought whilst laying wide awake in bed last night. Despite not getting a wink of sleep, I am still delighted by this little fluff warming my lap on this gloomy Monday morning. Since we brought him home yesterday, we’ve learned that he loves pouncing at himself in the mirror, playing with his mouse-shaped fluffy ball, and pawing our faces in the night — “just checking you guys are properly sleeping!” … View Post