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The Joy of Teaching

The Joy of Teaching

Posted by Adrienne Anila (aka Mama Fig) on Dec 9th 2018

As many of you know, I was a middle school teacher before opening Mama Fig. I began teaching because I wanted to make a difference, and I wanted to watch kids make connections. I love watching people … read more
The Pennant Race and a Spinning Wheel

The Pennant Race and a Spinning Wheel

Posted by Adrienne Anila (aka Mama Fig) on Oct 7th 2018

It's my favorite part of baseball season- playoffs time. It's also properly Fall in the mountains, so a toasty fire in the wood stove, a sound Red Sox victory over the Yankees, an even more sound Dodg … read more
Sweaters for the Little Figs

Sweaters for the Little Figs

Posted by Adrienne Anila on Jul 14th 2018

A couple of weeks ago, I heard something miraculous, as I picked up my knitting."Mama, will you make me a sweater?"I know the teenage years are coming, and I know the chances of either of my children … read more