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MORE Crocheted Hats!

This past spring I started crocheting hats for guys in a local faith-based program that helps them to heal from various addictions. I thought it would be nice for them to receive a crocheted hat for Christmas. Many of these … Continue reading

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Another Entertainment Center

Back in September I received an invitation to attend a bridal shower for Jay’s sister. It said she was registered at Amazon and Target. Well, I do not like Target so I hopped on Amazon to see what she needed/wanted … Continue reading

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Crocheting for Christmas

I haven’t been posting to my blog very frequently because a lot of the things Jay and I are working on currently are going to be Christmas gifts. If I know that the recipients don’t typically read my blog then … Continue reading

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So Much to Clear Out!!

If you read my last post then you know that Jay’s stepdad passed away at the beginning of September. And yes, the list was found. Jay’s aunt discovered it in one of the many filing cabinets. It was in an … Continue reading

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A Crocheted Comfort Wrap

What should have been a relaxing Labor Day actually began a week of stress and rushing around to get things done. Jay’s stepdad passed away Labor Day morning, so we were active in helping Karen get things in line and … Continue reading

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Crocheted Christmas Wraps

I have cut my posting frequency WAY BACK lately because a) we’ve been busy and b) a lot of what we’re working on are Christmas gifts for people who read my blog. It wouldn’t be very nice for them to … Continue reading

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Wooden Holders

It’s been two weeks since I posted anything. Somebody whined that I was posting too much of my crochet stuff, so I had to find time to work on non-crochet stuff. It wasn’t easy. In the last woodworking post I … Continue reading

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Drooling Over Crocheted Throws

If you’ve followed my blog for a little bit then you know that I crochet blankets for Project Linus. I try to make quite a few of these every year so typically I don’t get too excited over crochet patterns … Continue reading

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Wooden Finishes!

A recent picture of me: Okay, so it’s not ACTUALLY me, but that’s exactly how my head has been feeling lately. When you’re allergic to every thing and have sinus issues it can slow down progress on your projects. My … Continue reading

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Machining a Support – Take 2

I haven’t posted in a while because we’ve been taking little steps on many projects, but not enough to really add up to a post. Also, I’ve been winding a LOT of yarn. I have wound over half of the … Continue reading

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