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Japanese spa day in New York

In some cultures, the first 40 days after giving birth is seen as a special time of recovery, and in those cultures women are given massages every day for the 40 days (also known as the ‘fourth trimester’ following pregnancy). 465 more words

Blissful Life

5 things we love...

The knits, patterns, people and movements that are currently inspiring us…

1.  The month-long Craft Cubed, Craft Victoria’s annual festival of experimental, skilled and ideas-based craft and design, with exhibitions, installations, open studios, workshops and events going on Victoria-wide program throughout August. 238 more words

Sunspun

Shibui Knits Mix Party

On Tuesday evening I attended a very bespoke party at Woolarium, it was their very first Shibui Mix Party! Let me explain. Shibui make very fine luxurious yarns of all kinds of fibres. 263 more words

Work In Progress

Kitten Mittens! You'll Be Smitten!

Okay, first, and most importantly, if you didn’t understand the reference in the title just watch the video below:

Okay, now that the important stuff is out of the way, let’s talk about my kitten mittens. 473 more words

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The Longest Long Weekend

This weekend was bananas. B-a-n-a-n-a-s!

Luke’s dad and step mom were in town, and whenever they’re here we always do a lot of stuff with them. 297 more words

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Ooe Yofukuten | Mitsuru Collaboration Double-Wear Overalls

Mitsuru Vintage store is a little place mostly unknown outside of Nagoya and Japanese vintage maniacs. They don’t have a website and they probably won’t sell you these if you don’t live in Japan. 323 more words

Japan

Late Post; Lazy Week

I realize that it’s been three whole days since the weekend, but because I am new-ish to this “regular posting” thing, I am forgiving myself a little, and still posting. 604 more words

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