Revived Wax!

I’ve always loved burning candles. But then I had kids and it seemed prudent to put the candles away until they got of age where I didn’t need to worry about having them around. I think my kids have at last reached that age, and since I tend to burn them more in the evening, […]

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Sack it Up!

Well, guess what folks! That whole Back-To-School thing? Yup, it happened! And this year I have two kids in school! How’d that happen? My Kindergartener is super excited that she finally gets to go to school! You know how it is at this time of year, you run around with a list of things to […]

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Mandalas to Crochet by Haafner Linssen!

I love to crochet. Most of what I love about it is the immense variety and the incredible talent and the imagination of designers. While I don’t have so much of the designing talent, I love following other people’s patterns because then I, too, can create something beautiful! Mandalas To Crochet by Haafner Linssen is […]

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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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Sew Many Monkeyz! ~Giveaway!

I love creativity. I wish I had more of it flowing in my veins, but for now, I’m contented to just appreciate the creativity of others and to follow Pinterest pins and instructions in order for me to recreate the ideas I fall in love with! And there are so many ideas out there, I […]

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True Balance Aromatherapy! ~Giveaway!

If there’s one thing I love about my job, it’s telling you about small businesses! About Mom’s, staying at home, and doing what they can to add a few pennies to the piggy bank! Trust me, there are days when I wish I was going to work in the morning. But then, things happen like […]

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Bare Organics!

I’m a fan of products that are real. Of products that are homemade. Of products without all the unpronounceable chemicals in them. And of products that smell good and feel good and make me feel good! That’s not too much to ask is it? Not for some companies! Take Bare Organics, for example. Why did […]

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Schiffer Books – Your Little Guide to Mastering your Sewing Machine! ~Giveaway

I received a sewing machine as a gift a number of years ago. I’ve really appreciated it over the years. I sewed a rag quilt for my son and a mini one for my daughters for their dolls. I’ve made cloth wipes for using along with my cloth diapers. I’ve done plenty of repairs on different […]

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Made By Hands

When you think of items that are made with your hands usually crafty things are the first that come to mind – and rightly so because there are LOADS of great craft ideas out there! Especially if you take a peek at DK Canada’s Made By Hand Boutique. It is overflowing with fabulous handmade inspiration! […]

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