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Feathering the nest

Well, I am a world champion procrastinator! We bought and renovated our farmhouse ten years ago and I am finally making the curtains.

A few months ago (ok last February) my all time favorite fabric store was going out of business. 85 more words

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Dis-arming a Steelcase Leap Chair

Steelcase lists the arm rests on their Leap chairs as “factory installed” and not removable, perhaps because the brackets supporting the arms also support the backrest. 307 more words

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When the Phone Don't Ring, We Know It's Carmen

A few weeks ago we ported our landline number to Ooma’s VOIP service, turned on their Community Blacklist, blacklisted a few pests that crept through, and … the scam calls vanished. 620 more words

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Crochet owls

These are from the October issue of craftseller and will be popping up I my shop soon. The black and white one has glow in the dark eyes! 47 more words


I can(t).

This is the first year I’ve had a garden.  It’s a wonderful, beautiful thing.  So far, I’ve harvested almost thirty plump red tomatoes, so I thought I’d learn a new skill and experiment with home canning!   395 more words

Must Love Watermelon

Who doesn’t love watermelon? My bunch sure does! We are lucky to live in Arkansas, home to Cave City watermelons! They are by far the best watermelons that you’ll ever taste! 155 more words