2013 Archives

My mom’s kitchen – a short tour while she’s at Eat Write Retreat!

My mom is a generous woman, a giver, a nurturer, as well as an early blogger. She’s been writing at Red Mittens for many many years, documenting her children growing up, her grandchild of course, but food most of all. The things she loves to cook. The secrets she uses in her baking. How she…

Businesses to Love: ElisabethSpace Jewelry

Today I really wanna shine a spotlight on one of my blog sponsors, ElisabethSpace Jewelry. The owner, Elisabeth, makes each piece by hand from start-to-finish in her chaotic and beautiful dining-room-turned-studio in Omaha, Nebraska. Though she’s an Omaha native, her jewelry business began to grow when she moved to Seattle briefly for three years where…

Children and Self-Perception

This weekend someone asked my three-year old Alice if she was building a princess castle with her blocks. “No,” she replied, “it’s a rocket ship for me to also live in.” Reminder that children’s goals and dreams are shaped every day by the way you speak to them. xx meg/mom

outfit of the day: crochet u stay

Today was a very good day. I had a good phone call with a tv producer (hey, maybe that’ll happen),  I wrapped up over 40 orders for Hello Holiday, and I had a nice lunch with my husband-turned-platonic bff at our favorite restaurant. In a bit here I’m going to go to Target and use…

Attention clothing collectors! Businesses to Love: Vintage Omaha

My friend Aasta runs a clothing shop here locally called Vintage Omaha, and watching it grow in the last year has been really cool so I wanted to share some of my favorite pieces from her shop. Aasta has two little girls who frequently model the adorable kids clothes she finds, and I’m always checking…