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Ideas for Enjoying January

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Ideas for Enjoying January

Hi Sock Lover, Peony and Moss is all about winter, but did you know January is considered the most depressing time of year?  Next Monday is Blue Monday- the most depressing day of the year.  I know other people don't like winter, but it's my favorite season.  I've always loved January.  We've got all our Christmas presents to play with.  I love the snow and cold weather, and best of all, my birthday is January 8th!   There are so many ways to enjoy January, there's really no reason to be depressed.  I want to share with you why I...

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Don't Be Busy

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Don't Be Busy

  Don't be busyI'm inspired by this blog post by Scott Young entitled don't be busy. https://www.scotthyoung.com/blog/2016/12/20/dont-be-busyHe talks about how to achieve great things we should avoid being busy. It's so true. I see so many people today with their calendars completely full. They don't know what it's like to sit around, put on some cozy socks, and enjoy a cup of tea. One of my goals for 2017 is to do less. So far, I'm off to a good start. I'm visiting my brother in Brooklyn, spending time with my 3 nieces while they're on Christmas break.  My babysitting...

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Peony and Moss Socks Gift Guide

Peony and Moss Socks Gift Guide

Happy Holidaysfrom Peony and Moss! Not sure what to get someone on your list?Here are my gift recommendations.  For SisterMarl Cable Thigh High SocksFor Best FriendLace Trim Knee SocksFor MomPatterned Knee SocksFor NiecesShort SocksFor MenBoot SocksHappy Shopping!

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How do you Deal With Being Exhausted?

A friend asked me how I deal with being exhausted after work, to have time and energy to work on creative things. I told her we all get run down and need to recharge. Taking care of your health is so important, eating healthy, sleeping, resting. For me, when my brain is too tired, I take a long break. I love to have a glass of wine and a snack, and watch a favorite tv show for an hour and just completely veg out, then afterwards I feel refreshed and spend an hour working. I spend a lot of recharging...

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How I Take Photos for Peony and Moss

When you run a small business, there's a constant need for photos-- which means a lot of photoshoots.  Whenever someone offers to photograph me, or I have a friend in town that's good at photography, I try to schedule a shoot with them.  My first photoshoot for Peony and Moss socks was on a boat while on a vacation in the BVIs   ​ random reference to I"m on a boat video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R7yfISlGLNU My second photoshoot was with a visiting friend at Greenlake park in Seattle. ​ And there have been many more shoots since then. My friend Kim here...

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