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Green Thumb

I love growing plants. Once upon a time, when I lived in my first apartment, I attempted to cultivate a green thumb only to have a myriad of random happenings kill off the two plants...
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The Old Town

Sometimes it is great to go exploring in your own backyard. You never know what treasures you will discover. Carrollton is a town I have grown up around; I’ve heard its name many a time,...
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Spring in Winter: Part 3 of 3

Now it’s time for my personal favorite from this series. The customized clothing pin! I saw a set of beautiful clothes pins at Michael’s and bought a set. Then when I got them out to use I...
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Spring in Winter: Part 2 of 3

Time for more bright and cheery colors! Spring Fever has hit me a bit early this year. I think the lack luster Texas winter is making me long for shades of green.  While crafting and...
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Spring in Winter: Part 1 of 3

I know for many the long months of winter seem to drag on endlessly. We long for the colors and sounds of spring, for the emergence of new life and that soft spring air. Winter...
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Fabric Friday: Fun and Funky

Whew! The holidays are over and while I miss the joy of family, friends, and a warm hearth, I am glad to be back in the swing of making, blogging, and just plain doing! I...
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Getting In The Spirit

I have a new job! Finally after months (and months) of searching I found someone willing to hire me. I was beginning to get discouraged because I have never been without a source of income...
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Glitter Ornament DIY

I saw this on Craftgawker (a great site if you’ve never heard of it) and had to try it for myself. My sister (who graciously modeled this DIY for me) and I spent the whole...
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Gift Wrap DIY

Sometimes we just can’t find that perfect gift wrap in the store. Which is hard to believe sometimes given the sheer volume of material out there during the holidays. Sometimes I am struck with a...
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