Hurricane Harvey and Austin Pets Alive

As Texans who live only a few hours away from the devastation of Houston and the Texas coastline, we experienced much less than what our neighbors have had to endure. However, we shall stand together and help support them in any way we can. As our way of helping, La Peu Boutique is donating 50% … Continue reading Hurricane Harvey and Austin Pets Alive

Crochet for a Cause

I've mentioned a few times about crocheting/knitting for charities and other community organizations. It's something that is particularly important to me. Recently, I decided to take part in helping one of Loki's Instagram friends. Yes, he has his own Instagram account (yep, he really does... @lokitevye in case your interested) and many of his followers … Continue reading Crochet for a Cause

Ten Reasons Why We Love To Crochet and/or Knit

Meditation and relaxation: knitting or crocheting can help transport you away from your chaotic daily activities and allow you to simply concentrate on what is in front of you, watch a movie (or two), and merely relax. The repetition enhances the feeling of calmness and has been associated with helping numerous individuals deal with depression. … Continue reading Ten Reasons Why We Love To Crochet and/or Knit

Clear the Clutter and Donate for Some Good at the Same Time

Once the holiday festivities begin to wind down, the relatives leave, the last wrapping piece is recycled, and the dog is curled up in his bed (again) it’s time to start thinking towards your goals for the next year. One of mine each year is to Clear the Clutter in my office. I know many … Continue reading Clear the Clutter and Donate for Some Good at the Same Time

Taming the Yarn Beasts

Keeping things neat and organized makes a space not only pleasant to look at but locating things much easier. I'm a well organized person by nature and nurture. I was probably the neatest kid in school with an actual organized toy box (so not kidding). And I also was taught well by the US military … Continue reading Taming the Yarn Beasts

Crocheting for Charities

An awesome thing about being part of the fiber art community is that so much is done for charity organizations by artists. If you look at CGOA's website, you'll find a mammoth list of places where your hard work would be greatly appreciated. It's always nice to be paid for your creativity but to be … Continue reading Crocheting for Charities