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Becoming Self-Employed… How I Got Here – Part One

Hey Snugbuggles! Since we decided to head out to live in our van last fall, I’ve spent an inordinate amount of time in #vanlife Facebook Groups, Instagram Pages, and YouTube channels. There are a few questions that get asked over… and over… and... read more

Bringing Home Backyard Chickens

Last weekend Jeff and I took the rather monumental step (for us) of jumping out of the intereweb research and taking action. We got chickens.  More specifically, we got eight chicks of the egg-laying variety If you’ve thought of getting chicks and don’t... read more

{finished} Tina Given’s Patricia Skirt and Tunic

Today I’ve got a few more entries for my Spring Sudoku Wardrobe Capsule, perfect for you sleepy orange kitty cats! This post is a two-for-one… and both of these pieces weren’t in my original plan. Initially I knew I wanted to make my lime green linen... read more

New Look Prairie – A Blend of Lagenlook, Mori, Sweet Lagenlook and New Look

Greetings fluffernutters! Just a bit of my plotting to get the wheels moving in like-minded fluffernutters who love the prairie-romantic vibe of sweet Lagenlook and Mori styles but also, you know. Enjoy having a waist.    A quick primer for those not steeped in the... read more

{tutorial} Cashmere Wrist Warmers

Hey Snugbugs! I’m coming at you with another fun new project! Unlike the last few finished projects, like the Jane Tunic and the Cozy Wool Socks, these cashmere wrist warmers weren’t made just for my pleasure, I made them for our shop. Although, to be completely... read more

{studio notes} Sketches from the 3 Snugbugs Launch Line

Planning out the launch of 3 Snugbugs Studios has been a mix of super-fun and super frustrating so far — like everything, am I right? When we started last summer, we were set with momentum, ideas and a freshly written business plan.  Since then I’ve... read more

about patty

Hi there! I’m Patty. I’m a writer, maker and creative entrepreneur living on the road with my husband and Peppermint the basset hound. Read the blog for tutorials, tricks and inspiration. Visit the online shop to check out our handcrafted soaps, candles, cool finds and more. Curious about our experiment in teeny-living? Then read more about #vanlife! Are you a business owner? I also work with indie retail and creative business owners to build beautiful social media platforms, websites and email marketing programs.

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