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Tutorial : Present Poms

  Poms! Hey e'rebody! I don't know about you but I have a TON of wonderful people in my life who have July birthdays. If you didn't know, July is a super trendy month to have a birthday ;) I was having trouble wrapping some gifts earlier this week for Finn's 4th birthday. Bows were in short supply so I decided to whip up some yarn poms and use them in place READ MORE
in Crafts, How-To, Needles n’ Yarn

Sunburst Afghan Remix

So, I couldn't resist making Beak & Cam's baby an afghan, just like the sunburst blanket I made for Elsa when she was borned. Believe me, I tried to resist, I knew it was going to take a lot of time and I probably should've started back in the cold days of winter. It's totally my duty to bestow blankets on all the cool babies of the world. I couldn't let Cam's baby girl not have some sunburst lovin' READ MORE
in Crafts, Crochet, Needles n’ Yarn

A Sick Snowy Weekend

The Allen fam was confined to our house this weekend. We all came down with the same nasty cold and I was as sick as I had been in a long time. Luckily the weather didn't make us feel like venturing out too far, and we got to snuggle in and be cozy. I was able to finish a bunch of projects that I've been wanting to get done for awhile from the comfort of my couch.I have been scouring craigslist READ MORE
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in Crochet, Furniture

Mom’s Birthday Brunch

What better way to celebrate mom's birthday than a delicious brunch. I think we can all agree the breakfast is the best meal you could ever eat so I did it up big for mom's bday. Here's the stats:Homemade Coffee CakeCarmel Rolls from scratchEgg BakeFruitDelicious Bacon from Everett'sAnd Scoops Famous Potatoes Have you ever made coffee cake from scratch? This was my first, and I realize that there READ MORE
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in Eats, Handmade Gifts, Knitting, Needles n’ Yarn, Parties

Back on the Wagon

OMG I did it, I did it. I got so bored I finally went and found a new project. I am officially back on the knitting wagon. After a few months of fixing up our house and starting new gardens I couldn't fight the urge to make something. I just found an awesome dishcloth pattern (as far as dishcloth patterns go) and bought some yarn. I am in full on dishcloth mode, yep that's right, so you better READ MORE
in Knitting, Needles n’ Yarn