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Holiday Films: Seasonal classics, and unusual favorites

We don’t always have time to watch as many of these as we’d like, but we love our holiday films. From classic and modern adaptations of A Christmas Carol, to more off-beat selections like About a Boy, there’s something here for every audience. Please share your holiday favorites by...

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...

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...

2018 Fall Releases: Knitting patterns and natural skincare

It’s about time! For the past several months you’ve seen and heard me allude to a few new products and I am finally ready to share more information about our 2018 fall releases. The Knitting Patterns Inspired by the scenes of Vermont near our homestead, I developed two new...

21: Janet Zug – Fun and functional handblown glass

Janet Zug of Zug Glass Studios has been blowing glass for over two decades. In the interview we discuss her start as a contract glassmaker with no experience and how her signature style has developed with her expertise. You can find more of Janet’s work on her website, or...

19: Phil Godenschwager – Art Glass and Metalwork Artist

Phil Godenschwager has a career spanning more than 40 years. From a graphic design degree and a vague interest in stained glass work, his career has taken him through a variety of media including print design, glass restoration, mural painting, art direction for an international animatronics company, private commissions,...

12: Ben DeFlorio, Photographer

Ben DeFlorio is a self-trained photographer who grew up in central Vermont. Although he slid into a career as a photographer gradually, Ben has honed his craft and his personal style over the past five years, and is now in high demand for weddings, senior and professional portraits, as...

Mossarium with Instructions from Jessamyn West!

A Mossarium like the one we will create with Jessamyn West will help bring a little green indoors! This simple and inexpensive project is fun to do on your own, with friends, or with your kids. Jessamyn demonstrates step-by-step what you’ll need to assemble your own mossarium using found...

11: Jessamyn West, Moss enthusiast

Librarian Jessamyn West is many things: a community technologist, an author, a sought-after speaker for library and technology conferences, a university instructor. In other words, she helps people use technology to access information and solve problems. In this episode, we discuss Jessamyn’s offline hobbies: taking walks in the woods,...

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