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“Finish one job before you start another!”

Every now and then, the admonition¬†of the construction foreman from Tonka Construction, one of my son’s first computer games, starts playing in an endless loop in my head:* “Finish one job before you start another!” Sometimes I try to do … Continue reading

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Slaying Crafty Dragons

The Craftsy T-shirt, she is finished, and soon I’ll find out how it compared to shirts transformed by instructors in other crafts — sewing, quilting, and the like. The only loosy-goosy rule was to take the shirt and play with … Continue reading

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Betcha Can’t Stop at Just One

Turns out these Simple Five flowers are highly addictive. Good thing they’re fat free. I’m running out of viable scraps to use for these flowers, so may have to hit up some friends for some of their leftovers. Want to … Continue reading

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A Cone of Fries, a Glass of Beer, and Lace

I’m just checking in briefly from Bruges, where I’m vacationing with my husband through Saturday. A person could spend years making a study of the frieten (Belgian fries — so melt-in-your-mouth scrumptious, thanks to double frying in beef fat) … … Continue reading

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The Maple Leaf Forever

As my husband and I travel in Europe this month, my thoughts frequently return to my adopted home, Canada. Next year will be Canada’s 150th birthday and, to celebrate, Stitch Stop locations and The Crochet Crowd have joined up for … Continue reading

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