Category Archives: Crafting

Keeping warm

I’ve been wanting to learn to knit more seriously. I’ve been saying for a long time that I wanted to branch out and learning how to use circular needles this year was a goal. But honestly, all summer long, I’ve … Continue reading

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Overdue and Turning 2!

Family, Faith, Food and WHAT??? That is right, over a year ago, when I created this blog, sharing my love of quilting and sewing was a part of my plan. But life gets in the way sometimes doesn’t it? Besides … Continue reading

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Healthy decisions = PEACE

By far one of the best breads I’ve made in a long time! (Minimalist Baker) Thank you to Sandra from Lili & Folks for this adorable little tutorial! The hens and chicks were a huge hit on Easter morning.   … Continue reading

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{ This moment }

{ This moment } – A Friday ritual. A single photo – no words – capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and remember.  If you’re inspired to do the same, … Continue reading

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Slowing down, feeling good

So much fun! Here.  Best homemade clay recipe to date! My husband looked at me yesterday, as we were threading pony beads onto our latest homemade ornament project, and simply said : “It’s strange, but I feel so much more … Continue reading

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Christmas “Tree”

We finally did it… We had been talking about it for so long, but that attachment to the smell of the fresh-cut fir-tree had too strong of a pull on me. But I live in the city, so no wild … Continue reading

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Busy busy busy…

It’s been a crafting and “Christmasing” sort of week-end here! Our brand new Advent Calendar (beautifully crafted by my husband) went up on Sunday. We’ve started decorating and put up the outdoor lights. The house is so much more festive … Continue reading

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