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A few years ago I used YouTube to teach myself to crochet. I had limited cash flow and limited space so buying new craft supplies was out of the question. I had to make due with borrowed hooks and yarn. I started off
As you may (or may not) know, I am in a book club. We meet once per month to discuss that month's book. To be honest, it's mostly wine drinking and chatting with a little bit of book discussion thrown in. Most of the time we meet at local resta
I have never made rock candy... ever. Does this seem strange to you? My husband thought it was strange. But, when I saw this tutorial, I knew I had to try it. I used my kids as an excuse - it's a learning experience, they'll have so much fun,
Every Christmas I try to do a little crafting. Usually an ornament for the tree. I generally make the same style for everyone, with different colors or whatnot. Sometimes I throw in a few other handcrafted ideas- if the mood strikes- but generally
Every year at at the start of school, I start the battle to keep the kids' school stuff organized. It seems that every day I get emails home about important dates, or papers home with important information needed at a later date (usually a couple wee
I know, I know.... July is a little bit early to be thinking about Halloween costumes. But, if you like to make your own costumes, or are tired of all the skimpy or cheaply made costumes out there, you need as much time as you can spare to make a H
It's hot in Chicagoland. Heat index above 100F with fairly high humidity. The Weather Channel keeps sending out advisories to keep children indoors to reduce risk of heat stroke. After driving to the grocery store today (in the Jeep, with the top o
I was feeling kind of "blah" today and decided I needed to do something creative. I started by messing with my blog. Don't see any changes? That's because I couldn't figure out how do do what I wanted to do. I'm trying to set up a page for my blogrol
My son is reading the Harry Potter series (partially for enjoyment and partially to fulfill reading requirements for school). He has a book report of sorts due soon where he need to bring in 15 items that pertain to the book he is reading and talk ab
Since I shared the Valentines I made for my son, I thought I would share the ones I made for my daughter.
I don't have some crazy story about how I spent all night making valentines. I actually planned ahead for these and my daughter got to help m