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for the bride

I love giving gifts with a story…whether it be the recipient's story or even my own.  In this case, I wanted to give a token gift to a bride.  Coffee and cookies…not typical, I guess.  But the thought behind it is sweet, I think.  When James and I first married, we moved from Tennessee to […]

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the duh way to journal your projects

I often save the scraps of my projects, planning to someday glue them to a fancy journal and keep this neat little creative book of sewing memories.  Those scraps have mostly just sat in my fabric stash.  I found a better way: office supplies.

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finally, a crafty thing: walker tote

Can you guess what it is?  I made a thrown-together terry cloth version of this several years ago for my grandpa when he had to use a walker.  Now it's Nana's turn.  She's asked for it several times and I just know she's going to be proud to "wear" it to the cafe at her […]

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Things We’ve Handed Down: Love of Books

Evyn's book: "How to Get Married" was an impulse purchase at the bookstore.  I mean, how do you turn down a book about being a bride that's meant just for a five year old who keeps asking me how she'll know "who the boy is?"  Ashlyn's reading a clever book I found at a Usborne/homeschool […]

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