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One Word – 2017

After reading last year’s One Word this morning, I was a bit intimidated on trying to top that one. But I guess it’s not about trying to top last year’s word…it’s about building onto it. As I continue to…

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A Rainbow Squirrel

My first paper piecing is complete! And I must admit it feels pretty darn good. There were some moments in the beginning where I made a few mistakes and quickly learned it can be pretty tricky to fix sewing…

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Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays! Let me start by saying that I hope all of you had a wonderful Christmas (or a wonderful Hanukkah too!).  We had a smaller Christmas this year as we tried to limit light up/beeping/bulky and just flat…

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Home Cooking Made Simple

Things can get pretty busy around here between my husband’s work hours, Mabel’s school and other activities we have her signed up for, and Millie…well, Millie is just about two so that’s a handful in itself! And because of…

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Prioritize Your Eyes

I’m sharing #LensCrafters in my life as part of a LensCrafters sponsored series for Socialstars™ I’m guilty… Guilty of taking care of everyone in my house and often forgetting about myself…but that’s what mothers frequently do, right? Well, last…

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Piecing Papers and Fabric

Paper piecing… It’s been something that I’ve been wanting to try for awhile now but I’ve always been a bit intimidated.  Then the other day, I decided it was time to just buy a pattern and go for it.…

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Pump Up The Volume

Flat Straight Fine Those three words describe my hair to a T. I’ve never been one to be able to let my hair air dry…because if I do, my hair looks like limp straw. When I try to do…