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Homeade Potato Soup

One of my favorite things growing up was Mom’s Potato Soup.  So I decided to start with her recipe and add a few ingredients to make it my own.  Paired with homemade cheddar biscuits, from Brown Eyed Baker, and this … Continue reading

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FREE Soup Recipe Cheat Sheet

This time of year, I am crazy for soup!  Any gray day is instantly better with a pot of homemade soup on the stove.  I looked around and found some new recipes to try and put them together in a … Continue reading

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Inspiration Monday – 1.3.14

1. 31bits bracelet 2. Alabama Chanin applique t-shirt 3. Sourjourncuriosities via deviantart 4. Lucy of Attic24 2013 Year in Review – Crochet 5. Comedians Driving in Cars Getting Coffee – Season Three

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The Anti-Lobster Claw Bracelet Collection

Stretchy beading cord is my new best friend. Hate trying to put a bracelet on by myself.  Here are some beaded bracelets I made from my stash of upcycled goodies.

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What’s in your summer road trip bag?

The essential summer road trip crafts for me include cotton yarn for no-brainer dishcloths, bag of upcycled beads and my e-book reader. And Twizzlers … Beach time … Hope you are enjoying your day wherever you are!

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Jewelry From Vintage Finds

Add another craft to the list! I’ve started playing with making jewelry.  I’ve posted about the Upcycle Exchange before and recently picked up some fun vintage beads I used to make earrings. Aren’t the green raspberry beads fun? And these … Continue reading

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Crochet for a Cause – Special Olympics 2012 Scarves

This was the first year I made scarves for the athletes participating in the winter Special Olympics. I saw so many amazing scarves from past years and decided to try my hand at creating a sampler pattern. I love making … Continue reading

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I like ‘em chunky

My hook has been in action non-stop over the last several weeks spurred by the turn to colder temps here in St. Louis. The snap in the air brings me joy this year, for some reason, but I’m sure the … Continue reading

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Crochet is perfect with baseball.

We’ve been watching a lot of baseball the last two weeks as the Cardinals fought their way into the World Series. So I’ve been crocheting a lot in front of the TV, making fingerless gloves for special orders. This is … Continue reading

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Alpaca Farm Day 2011

Add great people to amazing fall weather and my favorite activity and you have the ingredients for a wonderful day! My daughter, step mom and I had sooo much fun at Mariposa/Big River Farms‘ Alpaca Farm Day. This is the … Continue reading

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