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Mosaic Greeting Cards in a Frame

Mosaic Greeting Cards in a Frame

I hate throwing out my greeting cards.  Someone actually took the time to find me a sentimental or funny message perfect for a birthday, wedding shower, or baby shower.  They get a small reaction, a thank you, and that’s pretty much it.  If I really like the card, I’ll display it for awhile, but then it’s in the recycling.   I couldn’t bear to throw away the cards after my shower, so I made a patchwork of the greeting cards and popped them into a […]

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Happy Happy New Years Resolutions 2012

Happy Happy New Years Resolutions 2012

Resolutions for a new year should be about doing the things you want to do.  Accomplishing those things does not mean its always easy though, but in the end worth it.  This year, 2012, could be our last according to the Mayan calender which begs the question:  If not now then when?  I’m a big believer in making dreams come true and accomplishing whatever it is you want to do – no matter how silly, extreme, or stupid the resolution is.  Of course there are a million reasons to […]

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My Imagined Christmas Dinner

My Imagined Christmas Dinner

My Christmas Dinner was planned out in my head weeks in advance.  I had gorgeous imagery of a lush cornucopia of traditional delights and some new recipes to try out.  Alas, sometimes life does not work out the way we imagine.  The first inkling that I would have to give up the dashing dream of a magazine like spread on my dining room table came the night before Christmas.  When I put the little bubba to bed, she had a […]

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Magazine Christmas Trees

Magazine Christmas Trees

Christmas is almost here and this craft is incredibly fast and easy!  The directions can be found on the Martha Stewart website.  Suggested Tips: If you want a full 360 degree tree, use a thick magazine.  If you want a half 180 degree tree, which is great for putting on the mantle, or other smaller spaces, use a thinner Catalog. 

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