Holiday shipping is done, nearly all gifts are unwrapped, and January is almost here. Tonight I stopped for a moment, looked around the workshop with its freshly emptied shipping tables, silent stockroom, and full production calendar, and finally saw it for what it...

Black Friday Week is here!

Yes. We know. Black Friday is coming! Black Friday is coming and every community page is spammed, every inbox is stuffed, every parking lot packed. It’s enough to make us head for the woods! We’re more #optoutside than #DOORBUSTERSPECIAL and we’re...
Chai. Spice. Scrub. Yes, please.

Chai. Spice. Scrub. Yes, please.

Upstate New York awoke to snowfall this week! At our house, the first snow turns parents and should-be-grown-ups into little kids excited for sledding and hot cocoa and woodstove heat. We head outside for chores in boots, fuzzy wool hats, and parkas. And then we begin...