Category Archives: Holidays

Those Darn Socks! and Save Handmade!

I finally finished those socks that I have remade a half dozen times… DH has worn them now a few times to sleep in and has pronounced them good, so I guess it was all worth it..lol   Now I will … Continue reading

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Flu? Illegal to sell hand made baby booties?

I know it has been a while since I posted…life got a bit busy, then of all things, DH came down with something like the flu… now I have it.   And have had it for 4 days or so…  I … Continue reading

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Pam Kellogg… New Inspirational Format

For some time I have blogged about how much I love the embroidery patterns designed by Pam Kellogg.   Hers is one of the sites I check most often to see what’s up on my network of  “thread and yarn addicts”…lol…  I … Continue reading

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Mailable Cookie Recipes Anyone?

It’s that time of year again when everyone is making their plans for the Christmas holidays… mailing cards and cookies is coming to the forefront of the plans.  I was wandering through some of my links that I have kept … Continue reading

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Spammers Have Found A Way

It seems that spammers have now found a way to get around the “sign in” for the comments on blogs.  They just make up a name…my two were Jenny and Laura… set up an email address  ( both Jenny and Laura had … Continue reading

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300,000+…Free Gift Drawing to Commemorate

When I first began to blog, I had no idea what I even wanted to say.  I just wanted a place to put things that I knew I would forget if I didn’t write them down.  That eventually evolved into … Continue reading

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Walking Down the Freezer Aisle… Free pattern

Have you ever gone to the grocery store in the blazing heat of summer…can’t get cool enough…wearing shorts or a light cotton dress?  Even with the kids grown and gone, it seems to take a while to look at everything … Continue reading

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wordpress.textiletutorials/ What do ya think?

  I hopped over to the wordpress tutorials tag list… I was looking for a tutorial of a fabric/yarn/crafting nature.  What I found was dozens of Photoshop, PC tutorials…it took until page 4 before I  found one listing on fabric anything.  Sooo… I am  … Continue reading

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My Site Feed Stolen….Blogged.com is a thief!

I have not now or ever signed up for blogged.com to grab my entire blog and show every post and photo on their feed… It seems that for me to even claim the blog as mine I must register with … Continue reading

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McCall’s Free Patterns

I got my email update from McCall’s patterns this morning.  There are several free patterns listed.  These patterns are in pdf. format, so Acrobat Reader is needed to read them…. With fall right around the corner, these Acorn Pillows are … Continue reading

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