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Book Review: The Crafter’s Guide to Taking Great Photos

Photos. In my opinion are one of the number one keys to success in selling handmade goods online.   I won’t pretend to even to be great at taking photos, not even good.  I don’t have a fancy camera by any means, just a cute little black Cannon Powershot.  On my list of “things to [...]
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Knitting “spool” tutorial

Ever wanted to try out a French Knitter (also know as a knitting spool)?  My oldest has been showing interest in learning how to knit but sadly knitting is one craft I just have never been about to really get the hang of. Honestly, knitting frustrates me so much that knitting needles are much more [...]
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Of Potatoes and Bookcases

What do potatoes and bookcases have in common? I just love this sweet potato print by Elise Towle Snow of Argyle Whale. Back to the riddle… Well as far as I know not much but bookcases can make a great place to plant potatoes.  Traditionally, potatoes are grown in home gardens in mounds.  Mounds can [...]
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Mother’s Day

Around here the general rule of thumb is that you can plant the tender seedling like tomatoes out in the garden Mother’s day weekend. This weekend didn’t disappoint, we spent a good part of the time getting our hands dirty in the garden and spreading lots of mulch. My seedlings made their big journey to [...]
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Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween! We hope that everyone has a safe and magical evening!
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Wands, helicopters, toys oh my!

The shop is hopping this morning!  A flotilla of helicopters are in the works.  A huge box of toys bound for my wonderful editor is packed and awaiting its chauffeured ride to the post office.  You know that the holidays are not to far off when we have a heap of wands ready to go!
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{this moment} Fall Fairy

{this moment} A Friday ritual. A single photo – no words – capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and remember. If you’re inspired to do the same, leave a link here to your moment and join in at Soulemama. I hope you have [...]
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{this moment}

{this moment} A Friday ritual. A single photo – no words – capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and remember. If you’re inspired to do the same, leave a link here to your moment and join in at Soulemama.
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Tic-Tac-Toe On the Go

Stella has discovered the game of tic-tac-toe recently.  It seems everywhere I go I find little bits of paper with tic-tac-toe games scrawled on them.  It’s even cuter when I realized that she is playing these games with herself because the little guy isn’t quite old enough to play yet. We decided to make paper-free [...]
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{this moment}

A Friday ritual. A single photo – no words – capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment.  A moment I want to pause, savor and remember. If you’re inspired to do the same, leave a link here to your moment and join in at Soulemama. Have a fabulous weekend!
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