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Let’s Table This…

If you can believe it, I’ve actually been working on projects other than crocheting or sewing. I know! Jay was shocked, too! This past spring Karen, Jay’s mom, asked me if I could help her refinish her dining room table. … Continue reading

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I Need A White Sweater

I kept telling myself, “I need a new white sweater!” If you’ve ever worked in an office then you know that in the summer most offices could easily store gallons of ice cream as a side business. Although, they might … Continue reading

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I Wish I Had a Pen…

I know that it’s been a few weeks since I’ve posted. It’s not for lack of projects. I am currently in the process of crocheting two different blankets, I have two different sewing projects underway, plus I am in the … Continue reading

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ACC: Knots of Love

Recently I decided to subscribe to Annie’s Caring Crochet club (ACC). This is a monthly kit club where Annie’s will send you a kit that includes a pattern and all the yarn needed to complete a project based on a … Continue reading

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To Every Pen (Turn, Turn, Turn)

I told you this was going to be a dangerous rabbit hole for Jay to dive down. It all started with the bolt carriage pens. Let’s just say that it has QUICKLY snowballed from there! Now he is making fat … Continue reading

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Lunch Bag Update 08 2021

I can’t recall when the last time was that I updated you on my Lunch Bag Progress. I had made a few versions of it and finally decided that I was going to go for it. After making three of … Continue reading

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A Shot At Pen Turning

While we were visiting my sister, Jay and I went to a woodworking store to pick up the stain and finish that I wanted to use for his mom’s dining room table (I promised to help her refinish it). We … Continue reading

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Project Linus Blanket #37

Project Linus Blanket #37 “Minions” This was my vacation crochet. I worked on it in the car, out by the pool, and in the evenings when we were just hanging out. It was a last-minute pick and I wasn’t sure … Continue reading

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More 3D Wooden Puzzles

Last week we went to my sister’s house for vacation. It was time for us to kick back next to her pool and just enjoy ourselves. Although we don’t have children, I always have to prepare activities ahead of time … Continue reading

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Project Linus Blanket #36

Project Linus Blanket #36: “Wrong Kind of Diamond” You might recognize this yarn. It was used in my last Project Linus blanket. It is Red Heart’s Bunches of Hugs. I was hoping to use up all of this yarn that … Continue reading

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