Shout-out to Erika Kelly of Portland Apron Company, who introduced us to Adriana Moreno, a textile designer, natural dyer, and the creative force behind Moonshadow Goods! As soon as we saw her beautiful work and the gorgeous photography that highlights her process, we knew we wanted to feature her. Thank you, Erika! Name: Adriana Moreno Where… Read More Adriana Moreno: Dyer And Designer And Oregonian
I’m not sure that September gets enough credit. It’s two-thirds summer, one-third fall. That’s part cold brew, part pumpkin spice, part flip-flops, part boots. What could be better? If you twist my arm, I could probably even admit that it’s my favorite month. Of course, I’m not so blinded by love for September that I… Read More Good And Bad Realities Of Early Fall In The PNW
It’s been five years since I moved back to Washington after a mere four years in California, and I’m still not quite used to it. Even though I grew up here, even though I’ve lived here for roughly 88% of my life, I still get distracted sometimes. There’s just so much sky, and it’s so… Read More Heading West On I-90
Last week, I officially dusted off the hot coffee maker in my house. Like, it was actually covered in dust because in our household, we make cold brew in the summer months. I’d rather have cold brew in the fridge than pretty much all kinds of cheese and fresh berries which, let me tell you,… Read More The 9 Stages Of Going From Iced To Hot Coffee
Reunited, and it feels so goooood! Hello again! Julia and I are thrilled to be back on your screens. Thanks for having us! To show our appreciation, we’re offering up that brighter-than-bright pink Eastern Washington summer sunset picture (#nofilter). At our respective Woodsy HQs, the last few months have been full of family, various projects,… Read More It’s Good To Be Back
We’ve had the distinct pleasure of working with and profiling a number of amazing women since launching in 2016. We took some time during our summer hiatus to check back in with them and get a few updates. To no surprise, they’re continuing to crush it… Since May, I’ve been the Director of Development… Read More Where Are They Now? Woodsy Women Are Continuing To Crush It
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By the time you read this, a new member of The Woodsy family may have already arrived. With one-half of our two-person team expecting a baby early this summer, and with the other half of our team knee-deep in ambitious projects and her own family, we’ve decided to take a cue from the academic world… Read More Announcement: Summer Vacay!
Both Julia and I met Cara just over a year ago at a women’s writing event here in Spokane. Thanks to the wonders of social media, we’ve been able to follow along as she’s (deservedly) appeared in some prestigious publications. She kindly agreed to turn the tables and let me interview her about her self-designed freelance… Read More Cara Strickland: Writer, Storyteller, Student
Earlier this year, Julia and I reached out to members of our online writing community and asked if they’d be willing to share with us their experience of writing books. While not everyone writes a book in their lifetime, most of us do tackle some sort of momentous project, or find ourselves on a long-term… Read More 4 Questions: 3 Women On Long-Term Motivation, Books, And Feeling “Done”