Sarah Scully

Sarah is a librarian as well as an avid knitter and occasional knitwear designer. She also enjoys cooking, gardening, hiking, reading, painting, and writing with fountain pens.

Beeswax Candles You Can Pour Yourself & Great Gifts

Sarah’s mother Nancy joins for a discussion of making your own beeswax candles at home. With a few tools and some helpful tips, you can make your own delicious-smelling candles, or give them as gifts. Beeswax is a byproduct of honey production, and readily available. We suggest finding a local source for beeswax via your

Holiday Ornaments: A tour of our collection + free pattern

From special ornaments we have kept from childhood, to the ones we’ve been given or found on our travels, we’ve amassed quite a collection. We enjoy decorating for the holidays each year, in part because our ornaments bring back so many memories and thoughts of our friends. In the video we share a few of

Questions & Answers – November 2018

It’s our one-year YouTube anniversary! To celebrate we asked for your questions and in this episode, we answer them. Resources Beer and Food Vermont Brewers Association – More than 50 breweries in the state, with a map and links to more information, so you can plan your own trip. Brocklebank Craft Brewing – Tunbridge nano-brewery

West African Sweet Potato Soup: A savory meal with rich flavor

As the weather turns cold again, I’ve got soup on the brain. It’s easy to make a big batch at the start of the week, and I love coming home to a warm, satisfying bowl at the end of a long work day. But sometimes, I get bored making the same traditional recipes throughout the

Tasting New York Beers: Standby styles and unusual experiments

While on her recent trip to New York for the big sheep and wool festival, Sarah picked up some new-to-us beers to try. In this video, Rick and Sarah taste three beers from two different breweries and compare notes. Sarah found the first beer at a restaurant in Kingston, NY called Boitson’s. In addition to

New York Sheep & Wool Festival 2018: Part 2, Plans and Purchases

In Part 2 of the 2018 Rhinebeck recap, Kristen Judkins of Gilead Fiber Farm joins me for some fun stories, and tips for attending the New York Sheep & Wool Festival (or other large fairs). We also show more of our purchases. Check out my previous interview with Kristen. People and businesses

New York Sheep & Wool Festival 2018: Part 1, People

It was Sarah’s first year at the New York Sheep & Wool Festival (aka, “Rhinebeck”) and there’s lots to share. Join us for the first of two videos featuring the fiber community: other YouTubers, podcasters, makers, and designers. Update, July 14, 2019: In this video from 2018, I mention Nathan Taylor aka, Sockmatician. Over the

Off-season fun in Westport, Massachusetts

This weekend, we hopped in the car for a quick getaway to Westport, Massachusetts, for some off-season fun, and to celebrate our wedding anniversary. Westport may seem an unlikely destination for a vacation, but if you like the beach (and especially if you’re fond of seafood) it’s a fun getaway with plenty to see and

Spinning and Shopping at the Vermont Sheep & Wool Festival

Sarah’s mother (and Chief Fiber Arts Enabler) Nancy Hart joins for a chat about the 30th Annual Vermont Sheep & Wool Festival. The Vermont festival is always our favorite of the year. Held in our home village of Tunbridge, this medium-sized festival attracts vendors and fiber fans from around New England and beyond. This year