Category Archives: inspirational

Ending the month with a Bang!

Bang bang shrimp that is. Read on to see just how October started. (Not to mention my hubby’s big project at work came to the crucial implementation!) It has been quite a day. Started with waking at 2 a.m. with a … Continue reading

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Fall Cleaning

I know a lot of people have Spring Cleaning (and I do that too) but I also need a Fall Cleaning of my house.  After a full summer of fun, vacationing, gardening, & entertaining on the deck (not to mention … Continue reading

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Dress Up

When we were little my sisters and I liked to play dress up and that hasn’t changed over the years.  While packing for the trip I included 3 extra wedding outfits, 2 extra boxes of jewelry, and lots of shoes. … Continue reading

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3 a.m. Wake-up Call

The save the date for the wedding was Good Friday and all the sisters were invited.  We started early determining if it was possible we could all make it for this momentous occasion.  Our big sister’s grandson was getting married – … Continue reading

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Change Is In The Wind

One of my friends posted this quote to Twitter:  ”Smell that? It’s opportunity! Go get it! ” .  I didn’t know just how much this would affect me in the coming months.  At the time she wrote this many months ago, … Continue reading

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Buttons!!

I have seen many of the crocheted flower buttons, so for the fall season I decided to do something a little different. Now how is that for button art?  Let me know what you have been crocheting with buttons!

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Tatting has begun!

This is not your ordinary knot.  It is special:  you make lace with this knot.  Last week I began an introductory class to needle tatting.  We had so much fun and learned a lot. The first step was learning the … Continue reading

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Granny Square, er …Pentagon???

Another quick gift Christmas idea was shared yesterday at Crochet, Etc. club.  It was a crocheted granny square modified to be a pentagon then folded in the shape of a stocking and sewn together.  So simple, so quick, so easy!!! … Continue reading

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T-shirt To Yarn To Rug

I take recycling very serious (almost too serious my family sometimes says) but when I had these shirts that I couldn’t use as rags, the plan to re-use took shape.  Honestly, I remember my mom doing the same thing with old … Continue reading

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Here’s the Mouse.

And as promised here are the pictures of the mouse outfit I made and shipped recently.  It was so fun to make and I now I am on to another creation for a baby expected to arrive this summer.  What … Continue reading

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