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The Rockwood Files: Digital tattoo

My friend Shannon and I recently went shopping for swimsuits at a clearance sale. Swimsuit shopping is a team sport in which you need a partner willing to grab a different size for you when […]

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The Rockwood Files: Knit 1, Purl 2

By Gwen Rockwood, newspaper columnist and mama of 3 This will sound weird, but lately I find myself fantasizing about learning to knit. Even though I’m not a “crafty” person, I can’t get this image […]

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The Rockwood Files: Shiplap fantasies

Tom and I have a problem. Summer television is mostly reruns so lately we’ve been binge-watching episodes of Fixer Upper, Property Brothers and Love It or List It on HGTV. We love these shows, but […]

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The Rockwood Files: Knit 1, Purl 2

This will sound weird, but lately I find myself fantasizing about learning to knit. Even though I’m not a “crafty” person, I can’t get this image out of my head – me sitting serenely on […]

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The Rockwood Files: The Great Indoors

By Gwen Rockwood, newspaper columnist and mama of 3 American culture likes people who are “outdoorsy.” Society sees it as a healthy, wholesome way to live. Outdoorsy people are generally considered to be adventurous, energetic, […]