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Corn Bags and Owls

During the Christmas holiday my son invited friends over to the house. What an experience!  Six children and seven adults in our lil ranch on the hill–the children’s ages ranging 2-11 yrs old.  468 more words

Sane Thoughts From a Crazy Wife: Always be a Green Tomato

Always be  a green tomato. Green tomatoes need to grow. If you become a red ripe tomato, your purpose is over. You have nothing else to work toward – no goals to accomplish – no reason to learn anything new. 257 more words


An Etsy shop is in the works! Here is a flashback to past projects.

Multi blankets

Huggy bear guarding blankets

With my shades!

Sherbet loveliness… 50 more words


Napkin Rings!

Another Christmas gift idea! I saw these rings for jewelry when I was doing research for Christmas gift ideas using wire-wrapping…

I thought they were great as rings but I was actually looking for gifts that I could give to those who couldn’t or wouldn’t wear jewelry. 152 more words

Trying New Techniques

#20 The art of finding hidden treasures

For me, the best thing about having a hobby like cross stitching is that I can find and create the most personable gifts for my nearest and dearest. 273 more words

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#18 Gingerbread Christmas Trees

I’d hate for you all to think I’m going rogue (cross stitch blogging will resume after St Nick’s visit).

It’s more that Christmas Eve is – without a doubt – my favourite day of the year. 145 more words


#17 Homemade Christmas hampers

This year, Mr XStitch and I have made a concerted effort to make Christmas less about spending, and more about memories and sentiment. Not that we don’t do this every year, it’s just that I’ve been inspired to look past the many bubble bath kits and endless aftershave sets on the supermarket shelves and really think about the gift I’m giving and to whom I’m giving it. 356 more words

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