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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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Simple Owl

This is the quick Christmas gift I shared last week at the Crochet, Etc club meeting.  Sooooo Cute and easy to make. With size 8 knitting needles, cast on 15.  Knit the first two rows then alternate knit and purl … Continue reading

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Taco Seasoning – Ole!!!

Mexican taco night at my house almost didn’t happen.  I ran out of Taco Seasoning. I don’t even know how that could happen given our love of Mexican food.  Whatever the reason, I knew it couldn’t be too hard to … 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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Guacamole a Hit!

If you need a recipe for Guacamole, then try this easy one I got raves for on Cinco de Mayo. Guacamole Ingredients: 2 avocados 1 tsp. Garlic Powder 3/4 tsp. salt 1 tsp.  Oregano 1 tsp. Onion Powder 2 Tbsp. … Continue reading

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Quick Tip

Sometimes I find it hard to follow a pattern as it is written in; especially when it involves * and ** and go back and do from * to * 2 times.  Space constraints are to blame I suppose and … Continue reading

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Spring is Coming!

It feels like spring today and I am so ready for its arrival.  Working in the garden today to prepare for early planting of peas, I took a break to work on the Ladybug pattern  Here is a preview of … Continue reading

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Cranberry Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

I just made these and they aren’t staying around very long.  Try them yourself and watch them disappear! Ingredients: 1 ¼ Cup margarine  ¾ Cup firmly packed  brown sugar ½ Cup granulated sugar 1 egg 1 tsp vanilla 1 ½ … Continue reading

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The Rodent was Right

Being 30 degrees outside with blowing snow inevitably means that Phil got it right – 6 more weeks of winter weather and it is doing its best to get in one more bite before spring! So I am staying inside … Continue reading

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Spicy Snacks To Warm a Cold Day

Another cold day here.  It makes it hard to get motivated. Of course I had to break now and then for a snack and I had wanted to try Ellie Krueger’s Spicy Almonds http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/healthy-appetite-with-ellie-krieger-/spiced-almonds-recipe/index.html  so I switched my creative juices … Continue reading

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