New Video for The Thundering Hoofbeats, our album in the works!

I am so excited to tell you about our newest project called The Thundering Hoofbeats! We have started recording the album in our home studio.  It will be a collection of original tunes and worship songs, as well as some familiar hymns, recorded with some really awesome acoustic instruments–guitar, Irish low and high whistles, bodhran…

Fill-in-the-Blank Mother’s Day Cards (Downloadable!)

It gets hard to say “I love you” in a new way.  Year after year, anniversary after anniversary, Mother’s Day after Mother’s Day…  We love our husbands, our children, and our parents.  They are the closest people in our lives.  But it gets hard to think of new ways to express that love in words….

Now Booking Shows for Valentine’s (and the upcoming year)!

Hello, friends. After a couple of months of getting things  back to “normal” around here, we are excited about sharing our music and playing shows again.  Randy is itching to play the upright bass, and he has a surprise up his sleeve that I am not currently allowed to reveal…  : ) If you are…

Handmade Day #9: The Criss-Cross Hat

New item posted to our etsy shop. Click the photo to see all of our handmade hats, one-of-a-kind journals, and guitar-string jewelry. And stay posted for daily additions during our 15 Days of Handmade Challenge. Thanks for looking, shopping, and spreading the word!

Home, a cd of love and family songs by The Josephine Knot now available!

The happy day is here!  Cds are available for purchase and/or download on our website www.thejosephineknot.com   To hear the amazing story of this album, read our post: Miracles Still Happen: How a dream came true for two struggling musicians.  And as always, thank you from the bottom or our intertwined hearts for your support!  

The Daily Turn #3: Practice

This is a poem that I started writing in my head while the girls and I were driving to the store.  Rosie, age 5, was practicing the tin whistle, while Paloma, age 4, was just talking nonstop to no one in particular in the very back of the van.  I only caught about 20% of…

6 Quick Kid-Friendly Crafts Made from Recycled Materials

I recently finished my miniseries called How-To Tuesdays.  To make it easier to find these in my blog, I am just putting them all together here in one post.  Hope you can find something to make with your kiddos using things you have laying around the house.  These are quick, easy, inexpensive playthings that can…

How-To Tuesdays #3: How to Make a Meow-Meow (and other soft dolls)

I love handmade soft dolls.  I have always wanted to make them, but my sewing skills are VERY basic.  A few months ago, I pulled out a bunch of old fabric scraps–some outgrown or damaged clothes, some bits and pieces of projects-gone-by.  I went through them with the girls, asking which ones they liked, then…

How-To Tuesdays #1: Milk Jug “Paper Dolls”

It us turning out to be an amazing summer for us.  Randy is spending a record amount of hours in the living-room-recording studio.  (If you haven’t heard any of our sneak-previews from the new album, check them out on our website–www.thejosephineknot.com)  There is a lot of creative energy bouncing around here.  As a challenge and…