Category Archives: Crafting

World’s easiest home made, reversible baby blanket!

I used to sew.  Wait, what I mean is I used to sew pretty well.  I could easily read a pattern and knew a bunch of techniques.  Then, as I entered my teens, I stopped sewing as much.  It could … Continue reading

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Hello out there

I’ll bet you guys though that when I lost my job that I’d be blogging more often.  Well, so did I.  But instead I’ve been spending more time playing with my son, hanging out with the Holistic Moms and pursuing … Continue reading

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Results of used Christmas

I promised I’d post them, then I didn’t.  But here they are now!  See that fire truck behind the stockings, the toy train in front of that red and white striped package, and the bench with Elmo on it?  All … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Christmas dork

I love Christmas time. Actually, I’m just in love with life starting the beginning of October, which is the build up to Halloween, which I feel is the kickoff party to the best time of the year, the holiday season! … Continue reading

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Because you might be doing this stuff anyhow

I’m a crafty, crafty person.  I knit (though not as well as I’d like), sew, paint, make jewelry, decopauge, do mosaics, embroider, and I’m always thinking of how I can make something I want but don’t have.  I’m not always … Continue reading

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Ripping off other publications (with credit, so its not plagerism, right?)

I read this today on the Yes Magazine website.  I think it is worth reposting and spreading around. Has the cash economy swallowed up your life? Here are some ways to extract some of your time and “life energy” from … Continue reading

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For all of you crafty single moms out there

Here is a site that gives you instructions for turning your old bras into nursing bras.  I am totally doing this.  I’ll let you know how it goes.

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