Jelly and Jamming

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I like jelly, jamming and puns. (I’m feeling slightly opinionated today. This is my disclaimer.)

I think dieting is bullshit. I am under the belief that my body knows what it needs: I crave it. Then I eat it. Sometimes that might be pineapple for a solid week, sometimes celery for breakfast and pancakes for dinner. As long as I eat lots of colors (no sprinkle doughnuts sadly do NOT count) I feel that I’m in good shape.
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Things We Love: “Winter time adventure!”

Photo credit Brian Mudri

This winter has been a chilly one! So instead of hating the snow, go play in it and have a “Winter Time Adventure!” as my friend, RBK would say.


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Happy Chinese New Year!

NonLinearKnitting Presents: Made “Chinese New Year Feast” from CourTney Collins-Yost on Vimeo.

Enjoy our inspirational Short for Homemade Living, MADE: Chinese New Year Feast. We join one family through their day of celebration with family, friends and a wonderful feast!

Things We Love: “FRENCH PRESS COFFEE”

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Today is a snowy snow day. I thought….what better way to warm up then with a good ‘ol cup of Joe! Except making coffee in my house is not as simple as opening a new can of Maxwell House, but it’s a well worthwhile journey. There is something about making coffee that I find relaxing and I just wanted to share that relaxing feeling on a snowy day.
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MADE: Paper Roses

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Check out a new video from our collection, MADE: Inspirational Shorts for Homemade Living.
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MONSTER Socks

(This blog entry is not intended for experienced sock knitters, unless you want a good laugh at the girl knitting her first pair…) Tara has been on a sock knitting kick and I have always wanted to knit socks. I actually wanted to learn to knit, because of socks. I have knit a few pairsContinue Reading

The Treasure Hunt

While growing up I learned that if I ever need anything in the stuff/craft world, I was to always check with grandma and grandpa first. They have everything in the world! (and I am NOT exaggerating). I decided to go home, to Ohio for a crafty visit with my grandma. I need supplies of sortsContinue Reading

Day 2: Junk, Pizza & Bier

By Tara & CourTney CourTney: Day 2 of Tara’s visit. The main adventure that I wanted to tackle on their visit was this random second hand store I past one evening while going to see the HB play in his band, LeafPile, at the Knitting Factory in Brooklyn. It was a really random shop withContinue Reading

My Iceland Emergency Mitts: Part 3

It turns out that not bringing gloves to Iceland was a party foul. Our first few days, we were on a glacier and near icebergs. The wind was strong enough to knock you over. It’s racing across the ocean all the way from Antarctica, so no chance to warm up first.Continue Reading

Happy Chinese New Year!

NonLinearKnitting Presents: Made “Chinese New Year Feast” from CourTney Collins-Yost on Vimeo. Enjoy our inspirational Short for Homemade Living, MADE: Chinese New Year Feast. We join one family through their day of celebration with family, friends and a wonderful feast!Continue Reading

Make something for us, please. Yes, thank you, I will.

My ambitious friends in the band the Razor Blazer’s decided to try to get 500 original covers for their new album, which in turn meant their friends got an assignment: make covers.  Continue Reading

Yarn dying at home!

I got home from a long office day and decided that I needed to do something hands-on and creative. My computer legs were tired of sitting. I took one long look at my yarn stash and finally decided I would attempt to dye my own yarn. I originally wanted to wait until I had theContinue Reading