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Advent Wreath Stand Repairs

Five years ago Jay and I created an Advent wreath stand for our church. It was a labor of love and it turned out really beautiful. We used wood from the pews of the old church (our church was rebuilt … Continue reading

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ACC: Operation Gratitude

When my October shipment of Annie’s Caring Crochet Club arrived I was happy to see that it was for a charity that supports our military. Operation Gratitude This organization coordinates all different volunteer opportunities that help our service members. They … Continue reading

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A Bullet Mold

I told Jay that I needed pictures from him so that I wouldn’t upset my followers. After all, if I posted another crochet project there might be a riot. Luckily, Jay had a project waiting in the wings. Apparently somebody … Continue reading

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Lunch Bags – Half Done!

In August I shared that I had cut out all of the pieces for the lunch bags and was starting to put them together. I did a lot of thinking about the best way to do this because I wanted … Continue reading

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Project Linus Blanket #39

Project Linus Blanket #39 “Lake Views” Yes, I realize that picture is slightly out of focus, but that’s the best you’re going to get tonight. I feel like I’m a little out of focus so the blanket really fits the … Continue reading

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A Photography Light Box

This blog is very picture-heavy and the problem with that is I’m not a photographer. I don’t have a creative bone in my body and I really am not good at taking pictures. Yet, I like to show you guys … Continue reading

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Project Linus Blanket #38

Project Linus Blanket #38: “Grandma’s Good China” This was one of the blankets that I kitted up in 2019. It’s always a surprise to me when I open up the totes, pull a bag out, and look at the colors … Continue reading

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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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