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I love to scan

There are many tools I use in my creative endeavors, but perhaps the most overlooked, yet indispensable, is my scanner. This simple, inexpensive machine allows me to scan old photographs at high resolution, create digital copies of my children’s artwork and bring new digital life to those amazing thrift shop fabric finds. 67 more words


That difficult stage

This morning I thought I’d attempt baby bounce & rhyme at the library. We hadn’t been for a few weeks as baby J was becoming quite a handful and not wanting to stay on my lap. 419 more words


#100HappyDays : Day 73

Well after being happy to start planning just a few days ago, today I started making 1st birthday gifts for our pals! Can’t show the full item yet because it might give the game away before I have given it!!! 25 more words


The Happy Home Ec Apron

The second apron I’m sharing for Adriane’s apronalong is this cheerful number.

She is the last of her kind, a public school home ec sewing project, which I proudly presented to my mother as a gift sometime during my middle school years.   252 more words


Dwarves, booze and food

Today they started another festival!  Brewday is upon us!  A time of intense racism and stereotypes in the mighty world of Norrath.   Yay, lookit, the silly dwarves are quaffing again!   294 more words

Rain Dancers

D.I.Y. Dreaming of Spring Wreath

April showers bring May flowers, but I brought the flowers in March! We had our first sunny and 75 day in a few months, so of course that means it’s time for a new door hanging!! 525 more words


World book day costume DIY

Today was World Book Day and costumes were only assigned last week.
As Midday Supervisors, we were to have a theme and all be characters from the same book. 457 more words