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I returned to Etsy!

Hello Everyone! As I have been trying to manage life, things had slip down the wayside.  I am now letting you know I’ve decided to switch back to Etsy.  Things are just easier to manage there and the changes they’ve made seems a bit more streamlined and easier to at…

Repurposing Grocery Bags for a Greater Use

So last year I had come across an article about a group of older women giving back to the community by repurposing or recycling grocery bags into a medium generally called plarn (plastic yarn).  I had been hoarding a great number of plastic grocery bags (about four bags worth) and…

Inspiration, Motivation, and Harnessing the Creative Mind – Is This Possible while Enduring Realities of an Adult?

So I’m again sitting quietly, crocheting while listening to my favorite medium, Youtube.  Just enjoying the quiet of my home life while watching the hook slide smoothly through loops of yarn, thread, or whatever I am currently working with.  Some days I listen to audiobooks, movie analysis, or currently as…

Denim Jeans into What?

Hello All!  Shaunna here and I wanted to share with you my newest upcycled project!  So inconveniently enough, my dog and companion for the last 13 years has this weird habit of tearing the rear out of jeans if accidentally left on the floor (because we know that anything on…

Value vs Cost

Many people already are aware of this but growing up, I spent a lot of time  watching my Mom and my Great Grandmother doing some kind of task which the end result would be a new outfit, a new stuffed animal, or a new afghan/blanket.  I personally started learning to…

2017 – Day One

Waking up this morning, it already feels like a fresh slate.  I always felt that the idea that when a new year begins that everything will be new/better was a bit silly.  Considering all the really weird and disjointed things that had happened in 2016…the seemingly alarming number of celebrity…