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The Awesome Summit of Awesome! (written on June 29, 2010 2:45 AM)
Week before last I attended the Summit of Awesome in Portland, OR. The event is produced by the lovely ladies of Hello Craft and I've had the honor of attending both last year and this. And not just the honor...
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2010. Time for the Best. Year. Ever. (written on January 4, 2010 2:33 PM)
It's time! Time for my annual moment of reflection as I look back at the previous year and look forward to the next twelve months. I don't believe in resolutions, I mean who can keep up with that? I do...
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Salad Saturday (written on April 15, 2009 4:39 AM)
My family had planned on a potluck picnic for Easter Sunday, but ended up opting for going out for pizza instead. No complaints here. I had, however, been pondering the ingredients in my kitchen for salad making potential and...
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Gettin' Back to Sewing With the Crafty Chica (written on February 25, 2009 3:31 AM)
I'm so sad to admit that my sewing machine and I have been "on a break" for over a year now. I've been focusing on jewelry, but the for real story is that I got frustrated with my lack...
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2009! (written on January 9, 2009 11:32 PM)
Happy New Year 2009! I always find the New Year inspiring. The end of the year is such a whirlwind of crafting, doing shows, shopping, wrapping and shipping. I totally fall apart in terms of organization, eating well, having any...
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Reading - only books by people I know! (written on October 5, 2008 6:56 PM)
One regret I have as an adult is that I simply do not read as much as I used to. Growing up, reading was such a huge part of every day. I would get absolutely absorbed into books and would...
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Renegade Chicago 2008 (written on September 24, 2008 2:11 AM)
A week and a half ago Shannon and I made the annual pilgrimage to Chicago for the quite fantastic Renegade Craft Fair. I'd spent a ton of time getting ready, particularly focusing on new screen-printed earrings. We made many stops...
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get ready for 2008! (written on September 24, 2008 2:05 AM)
It's time once again for my very self-focused look at this past year and the year we have just entered - 2008! I'm rarely so self-centered, but if you will indulge me for a few minutes, I hope that...
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I Bought Handmade This Holiday Season (written on December 28, 2007 4:19 PM)
Now that all the gifts have been given, I thought I'd take a look at how well I did at buying handmade this holiday season. As previously stated, I do think it is ok for a few exceptions. Certain...
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Buy Handmade This Holiday Season (written on November 14, 2007 3:06 AM)
It's that time of year again! Time to find a special little something for all the people in your life. And, of course, you know your options when it comes to shopping - head to the mall or seek out...
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