How I Saved Hundreds of Dollars This Spring (And My Sanity) By Opting Out

I have taken my first child to a lot of activities in her 4.5 years. Sing-alongs, playgroups, toddler hikes, gymnastics, park meet-ups, ballet. She's never voiced disinterest in these activities, but she'd spend most of the time ... in her head. That is the best way to describe it. Sort of in a world of her own. Which … Continue reading How I Saved Hundreds of Dollars This Spring (And My Sanity) By Opting Out

Meet Aya at the pen&thimble playdate!

It's time for another pen&thimble playdate! Today we're going to meet Aya! I'm so excited that Aya agreed to share her Q&A here because Aya represents one of those awesome moments in handmade business--when a customer becomes a friend! Thank you, Aya! Also, I'm afraid of birds too. I wish someone had invented video phones … Continue reading Meet Aya at the pen&thimble playdate!

pen&thimble playdate: A New Meet-The-Moms Spotlight

Heyyyyyyy guyyyyys!! I'm so excited to be introducing pen&thimble playdate!! On the first Monday of every month, I will be sharing a mom bio with you! Will it be yours? Maybe! This will be a place where we can meet you and other friends of pen&thimble and share our parenting hope/fears, self-care ideas, and more! We may … Continue reading pen&thimble playdate: A New Meet-The-Moms Spotlight