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Turning recipes into tea towels...A great keepsake

So as I’m looking for a cool and meaningful DIY project for this week, I can’t help but stumble upon this great idea that is a keepsake of a lifetime. 119 more words

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The Landles Project - Origins

Genealogy is a highly addictive (and sometimes expensive) hobby that I started in 2009 with my mother. Through our research of our own family history, I have become interested in finding out more about the Landles family history, specifically those from Tranent, East Lothian, Scotland. 328 more words

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July 4th

While you enjoy your bar-b-ques and fireworks – take a moment to remember the troops that made it all possible for it to happen today. 204 more words


My Father - Early 1914

This is an early photo of my father, Ray J. Marlin, when he was about a year and a half old.  As near as I can estimate, it was taken during the winter of 1913-1914, and the family had moved to Aledo, Illinois.  32 more words


Grisdale Cockle Fishermen of the Cartmel Peninsula

‘From Silverdale and Kent Sand side
Where soil is sold with cockle shells
For Cartmel eke and Conneyside
And fellows fierce from Furneys fells.’ – From a Tudor Ballad… 2,141 more words

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A Grisdale Métis Family in Manitoba

In the late 1830s and early 1840s three young brothers attended school together in what would become, but wasn’t yet, the Canadian city of Winnipeg. They were pupils at the Red River Academy, the first school established in the Red River Settlement, an area of Manitoba where Lord Selkirk had established English and Scottish farmers. 2,420 more words

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It may have been a mistake . . .

It may have been a mistake to try to start the big project of cleaning out my craft / sewing room today. I went through several boxes and was having a hard time as it was wanting to throw away my “stuff”–the process actually made me want to start sewing, quilting, painting, and all those other creative things I used to do before I started working so much outside the home. 225 more words