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My Valentine’s Day Sweetie

As a child Valentine’s Day was all about the little candy hearts and paper Valentine’s collected from my classmates. Then of course as time went by it began to have a more exciting tone, with flowers and romantic dinners with … Continue reading

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Homemade Apple Pie Bourbon

I wanted to give this a try this year for the holidays. I’m really glad I did! Even though the Christmas season is over now, the winter months are still with us. This is just the thing to warm you … Continue reading

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Beautiful Handspun Shawl with Long Color Segments

Each year I travel to Destin Florida for a weekend of spinning fun with my friends. This year while I was there I spun up some Merino/Tussah roving that was rather outside my usual box of color. As I spun … Continue reading

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Peddling Mariah

So by now you may have read that I have published my 1st book. It’s a fully illustrated story about a young girl who discovers a tiny mermaid inside a shell. There are included knitting and sewing patterns in the … Continue reading

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Texas Renaissance Faire Fun!

Every year we go to the Texas Renaissance Faire. This year was no exception. One thing was different about this year though. We went to the new Masquerade Ball. That meant – a new dress! And a mask! I had … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween!

Boo! Have a safe and Happy Halloween! I kept it simple this year. I made a new Knitting Bag… Here’s how. I changed up the size but the idea is the same. And a Halloween Card for my daughter (while … Continue reading

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Halloween is Coming Soon!

We had a bit of early Halloween fun at my house yesterday. My daughter, her husband and new baby live in an attached apartment at my house. It’s a good option with the two of them leaving for work at … Continue reading

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Witches Night Out – Georgia Style

When you live in a small town, you learn to enjoy the simple things. Things like lots of friends, quiet walks down a country road, and small local gatherings. But if you live near Boston Georgia, you will also get … Continue reading

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Drawstring Knitting Bag Tutorial

As I mentioned the other day, some friends and I went on a day trip to check out some quilt shops during the Row By Row Experience. I, of course, came home with some fabric! I wasn’t sure at the … Continue reading

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Free Online Craftsy Classes!

Is it too hot to go outside where you live? It is here! We are having a heat wave in South Georgia that’ll melt your flip flops. Add to that the incredible humidity and, well, it’s a good day to … Continue reading

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