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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
Stripes for Littlest Fig (and Self-Care for Me)

Stripes for Littlest Fig (and Self-Care for Me)

Posted by Adrienne Anila on Sep 6th 2018

When we last discussed sweaters for my kiddos, you learned that Littlest Fig wants whatever Little Fig has. So Littlest Fig said he wants a Mama sweater too. He announced he wants a rainbow striped sw … read more
Following a Dream

Following a Dream

Posted by Adrienne Anila on Aug 13th 2018

"Honey," I said to my husband one late July evening. "Yes, wife of mine?" he responded (he's sweet like that).I pursed my lips and winced before asking, "how would you feel if I quit my teaching … read more
Why I Knit

Why I Knit

Posted by Adrienne Anila on Jul 22nd 2018

I was genetically predisposed to knitting. Some of my earliest memories of my grandmother were her asking me what color sweater I wanted her to knit me. I still use my grandmother's knitting scissors. … 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