Raincoast Books – Pirates and Pompoms!

I’m always game to check out new crafty books. Books that inspire me to create. That inspire me to find my own creativity! My lastest book from Raincoast Books has made me want to get making things. And considering we didn’t move that long ago and I still have tubs and boxes lining the hallway, […]

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Raincoast Books – Loom Knitting Primer!

I love doing crafts. Crochet is the one I find the simplest because I can just pick it up and work with it anytime and anywhere. Well, okay, the Sophie’s Universe CAL that I’m WAAAAY behind on, but must finish sometime, is a bit big for hauling just anywhere. Haha! I have a young friend, […]

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Raincoast Books – The Origami Garden!

I have always been intrigued with origami and over my life have even known how to make a few items! The only one I can always remember is the “Nit Picker” or the “Fortune Teller” as it seems most people call it! I have a lot of fun over the years creating that one and […]

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Purr-fect Paper Cats ~ GIVEAWAY!

I grew up with cats…and I have to admit…cats are one of my favorite pets. However, I will also admit that I am not a big fan of indoor cats in my own house. Outdoor cats are perfect though. 😉 Recently we found some indoor kitty’s that our kids can enjoy though…they’re not the kind […]

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Simple, Beautiful Artwork!

Art has recently become a passion in our home – the second time for me, the first time for our kids! I remember truly enjoying doing a variety of art projects as a kid, but through college and then getting married and having young kids, well, let’s just say it’s been a while since I’ve […]

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A Year of Cozy! ~Giveaway!

There are some books that are….well….books. And then there are books that are BEAUTIFUL! (Please don’t tell anyone that it took me three tries to spell beautiful! What’s up with that!?!) The Year of Cozy by Adrianna Adarme is one of these super gorgeous books that you don’t want to give up but that you just […]

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Happy Valentine’s Day from Raincoast Books! ~Giveaway

I love books that make me go “Awwwwww!” Okay, let me revise that, I love kid’s books that make me go “Awwwwww!” There’s something so neat about an author who incites that kind of feeling within me. Raincoast Books asked me if I would like to participate in a Valentine’s Day giveaway and, naturally, I […]

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Cute, Crocheted & Practical! ~ GIVEAWAY!

One of my favorite winter activities is to crochet. I like it is summer too…but let’s face it…there is more indoor time during the winter months and that equals more time for me to curl up by the fireplace and start crocheting & creating! Two ideas that’s been on my “list of things to make” […]

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Ann Williams Craft-Tastic! ~ Giveaway!

I would like to be really crafty. So crafty that I have ideas flowing out of my brain day in and day out. You know, where I just can’t wait to dig out the glue and glitter and call my two year old and four year old. Where my house is filled with one artsy […]

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Handmade for the Holidays! ~ GIVEAWAY! #KlutzHandmade

Handmade gifts are some of the best gifts out there. They are usually one-of-a-kind, and have been made with love & care. I always enjoy a handmade gift – there’s just something a little extra meaningful about it – perhaps it is that person took the time to create a unique gift just for me! […]

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