Interruption in Programming


  I’m going to interrupt the regular programming (or irregular as the case may be) to let you all know that what has been showing up on my blog lately is not necessarily the norm. This is the keep-my-head-above-water-any-way-I-can version. In other words, with the fabulous finger and arm knitting book I’m working on, my READ MORE

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DIY Locker Decorations: Wooden Frames + Notepad

DIY Locker Decorations! It’s back to school time! I don’t know what it is about September that makes me so happy.  It could be my birthday that comes at the end of the month, but somehow I feel the promise of everything come September.  I feel organized and ready to start anew.  It’s time for READ MORE

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Crochet Zipper Pouch Pattern

Here is a fabulous Crochet Zipper Pouch Pattern and tutorial for you, just in time for back to school.  My daughter has been going through her school supply list with a fine tooth comb and a cool pencil case was high on her list.  That she asked for a handmade one instead of something plastered READ MORE


Book Deadline Looming

Well, hello there.  I just wanted to pop in to say hi as my book deadline looms ahead.  I’m still buried, but I’m close to done. All the step-by-step photos and most of the beauty shots are complete.  YAY – see confetti!! Of course, I can’t share any of the book photos with you . READ MORE

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Sending Kids To Camp and Kidecals Label Discount

Sending the kids to camp! eep! It’s hard for me to believe it, but I just sent every one of these beautiful people away for three weeks. Yes, that includes my dear hubby who is off to Ravens Training Camp for 16 hour days. I am at a loss. It has been four days and READ MORE