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Wooden Christmas Gifts

Every year Jay and I like to make a few gifts. This year we tried to make even more than normal. I will post about the gifts we made in a few separate blog posts so that they are easier … Continue reading

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A Manger for Jesus 2019

Since it’s Christmas Eve, and I’m a Christian, I feel that it’s only right that I give you an update on the Jesus Shed that Jay has been building. Tomorrow we will celebrate the birth of our Saviour by being … Continue reading

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Traveling Monitor Bag

At the beginning of December I had to travel for work. I had to go to our facility in North Carolina in order to help with the physical year-end inventory count. I was taking my laptop, but our ERP software … Continue reading

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A.C. (No)Moore…

I know that by now this is old news, but I felt like I needed to blog about it. If you haven’t heard, A.C. Moore is closing. ALL of their stores. ALL OF THEM. My sister is perfectly modeling the … Continue reading

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Woodworking – Stocking Holders

‘Twas the day after Thanksgiving and all through the house, not a Chester was stirring, and Bob was a grouch. Sorry, I thought I would try to get into the holiday spirit. It didn’t work. The day after Thanksgiving I … Continue reading

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Dear Santa – 2019

Dear Santa, This year has been rough. Plans were waylaid. Projects took longer than expected. And beloved pets were lost. Not all was bad. We did have an engagement and wedding that helped us remember that love will prevail. Santa, … Continue reading

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Crocheted Christmas Gifts – 2019

I have a confession to make. I haven’t worked on a Project Linus blanket for a little bit. I’ve been working on crocheted Christmas gifts. There are some that I can’t show because I think those friends read this blog, … Continue reading

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