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As you might have noticed, the site looks a little different. I figured it was time for a change. I mean, why not? Everything changes and with my last baby bird leaving the nest, I thought it was time for me to change a bit, too. The site[…]

You’ve all seen the pictures on Pinterest for that giant doily rug.  I repinned it myself.  It’s just gorgeous and it led me to search for others of its kind.  Sadly, there are many out there, but no one has bothered to offer up tutorials or patterns.  Two[…]

So, I’ve never done a link party before but Jen, over at I Heart Organizing, started a Project Pretty link party.  How can I say “no” to Jen?  She only has the most awesome blog ever!  I’ve been saving this yarn for a long time, just waiting for[…]

We were in a thrift store in Norfolk this past weekend, when I saw the biggest, most glittery tree.  Sadly, it wasn’t for sale, but I did manage to snap a few pics.  It was made entirely of safety pins and clear plastic beads.  Remember making jewelry this[…]

I drove my oldest to college this week.  She’s firmly ensconced in her new dorm room.  No failure to launch here.  Her room is empty, bed standing idle, waiting.  Most of the little mementos of her life are gone.  I drove her to school yesterday, stayed the night,[…]

One of the most agonizing things in the world is to have your computer crash.  You back up your files, put your ducks in a row, use every known virus protection, and still things slip through the cracks.  When my computer crashed, it died completely, taking every single[…]

o, I developed this little flower fixation for awhile. I can’t explain it, but I found that the same flower pattern can be used to surround buttons. That quick, I made a plain white shirt custom made for my daughter’s shorts. I also made more flowers for her[…]

So, the constant droning of hammers and saws on my roof finally got to me. In the middle of cleaning house and making dinner, I got bored. And when I get bored, I make things. I usually make tedious things. Today, I made a font that I can[…]

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