Category Archives: Challenges and Contests

Make Madness 2018 – Day 3 | Notions Tin

I don’t know about you, but every time I need scissors or needles for my knitting projects, I can’t seem to find them. My sister-in-law bought me some Altoid-sized tins so that I could cover them with fabric and/or paper … Continue reading

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Make Madness 2018 – Day 2 | Dog Collars

Today’s project is one I’ve had on my list to do for ages.  I’ve made collars for my dogs for the past several years and every 4 years or so they need new ones. I discovered this wonderful fabric that … Continue reading

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Make Madness 2018 | Day 1 | All the pompoms

Today I decided to video my first Make Madness project which is Pompoms.   This is a project I’ve had on my todo list for ages and never got around to/allowed myself the time to work on them.     Pompoms … Continue reading

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Make Madness 2018 begins tomorrow

Back in March of 2015, I did a month-long series called Make Madness.  Recently I’ve been itching to bring my blog back to life and I thought this would be great way to make that happen. I will also be … Continue reading

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It’s never too late to learn

Just about a year ago, in a post titled, “Going back to school – sort of”  I wrote about my love of learning and my desire to continue my “education” through non-traditional methods like tutorials and online classes. Several years … Continue reading

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Re-Organizing the Hall Closet

Recently, two events conspired to “force” me to clean out and rearrange our hall closet. Event #1:  Clean Mama started a Simple Summer Challenge where you take one area of your house and clean it out.  I’m a sucker for … Continue reading

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Summer Challenges

I’m a sucker for challenges and lists with things to accomplish and conquer.  I don’t always complete the challenges (or lists of things), but I love to dive in the proverbial deep end and give it my best shot. Since … Continue reading

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Saturday Snippets | April 18, 2015

Welcome to Saturday Snippets.  This is where I share links and odd bits of info from the past week. 1.  I would love to do this. 2. I CANNOT wait…. 3.  Very moving. 4.  These guys are awesome. 5. This … Continue reading

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Paws || Walk On – 4.5 – 4.18

Every now and then when I’m walking dogs, I will just stop, ask them to sit for about 30 seconds and then I will say “walk on”. That is there cue to start walking again. I do this for a … Continue reading

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Saturday Snippets | April 11, 2015

Welcome to Saturday Snippets.  This is where I share links and odd bits of info from the past week. 1.  Taking part in the #The100DaysProject.  My project is #100DaysofDoodles.  Check it out on Instagram. 2. You know what a pen … Continue reading

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