Pretzels for Lent by Tammy Abee Blom

On the Sunday before Ash Wednesday, Eve, Audrey, and I made pretzels. I showed my daughters how to roll the pieces of dough into long strips, bring the arms up to make a U shape, twist the arms, and fold them down. As we rolled and twisted, I demonstrated how the...

Imperfection by Tammy Abee Blom

I finished a handmade Christmas gift for a friend. So excited to have it completed, I held it up to admire, and the art was off center in the frame. Off center equals imperfection, and what I had thought was completed now required another attempt. The decorations on...