Monthly Archives: July 2012

New Joy: Pippa

Warning: this post has nothing to do with crafts or craftiness. We picked up our new baby on Friday: Pippa. She’s a standard, rough coat collie – 8 weeks old. Advertisements

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Trip Debriefing

From Michigan we just returned.  Gained some wisdom in the process.  Ready for it? 1.  Take children to one location only (no be-bopping from city to city). 2.  Children only consider it a vacation if there is swimming and water … Continue reading

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30-Day Challenge Debriefing

If it’s not overtly clear from my 30 days of posting, let me say it straight: I’m not meant to be a daily blogger. Pros:    – Serious motivation to get things done “to have something to show.”    – … Continue reading

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A Driving Day

And we drove and drove.  I embroidered all the while, letting the craft zen fill the car with mostly good energy. My badge for composting…mildly silly but I’m going with it. Day one of my sampler- basic chain stitch.  I … Continue reading

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Crafty Packing

It took me a while to realize that packing crafts for an event can be as tedious as packing a toddler for an night away from home. Back when scrapbooking was my craft du jour I often packed my trunk … Continue reading

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Pillow Talk

I’m not so great at decorating my deck.  My sister is marvelous at decorating hers with chairs, candles, strings of lights, lushly potted plants.  She moved recently, but her last place was a haven as it was essentially a third-story … Continue reading

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Babbling – Use it up

You know I’m doing this 30-day-blog challenge….. The post I’ve wanted to write about for the past three days just isn’t coming together even when all the projects are complete.  I have no idea why I’m lollygagging about it because it’s not … Continue reading

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