Author Archives: ElizaMac

About ElizaMac

I am a knitter, spinner, weaver, mixed-media-er, etc living just outside of DC. I am a native Oregonian who moved here by way of Alaska, so the culture shock is pretty extreme at times (even after three years), but I’m taking it all in stride. I suppose if I could could just one phrase to define me, it would be that I love all things fluffy and twisted…

My Shameless Addiction to Plastic

I have a confession to make. There are plastic bags stashed all over my house. I must have hundreds. It’s become a bit of an addiction. Someone call Hoarders, because I just can’t seem to let go— I have to … Continue reading

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Low Income Does Not Equal Low Standards

One of the great things I have noticed over the past several months at MOM’s is how many people are coming in and asking if they can use public assistance (“food stamps”) to pay for their purchases. I see this … Continue reading

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