Baddie

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ys1KoZ8KCZ8 It's true. When faced with a choice, I choose the bad one every time. It's absolutely my fault that my love life is more of a tropical storm than a sunny day. Financially secure or tattooed and moody? That's no contest in my book. I pay my own bills, so I could care less…

Not so festive.

I used to love Christmas. I was one of those annoying over-bakers and made all my gifts. I started sewing in July and my children always wore matching, homemade flannel pajamas to sleep on Christmas Eve.  Gingerbread houses, homemade marshmallows in three flavors, chocolate dipped everything while carols played from thanksgiving to Christmas. It was…

The Holy Grail of Knitting Patterns

I learned to knit when I put my children through Waldorf school. My poor son hated knitting and would offer to trade me chores for my knitting his flute bag. I loved it. He did not understand. I decided the first year that I'd learned to knit fairly well that I'd make them stuffed animals.…

Foundation

I have an old cedar deck on the front of my house, and in one spot, the boards are being pulled a different direction by the house. I know a problem when I see one. Thankfully after 37 years I also know when it's a problem I am not equipped to repair by myself. It's…

Duct Tape Roses- How to make your OWN!!!

I had to put a better tutorial together so you could really make one right away. My first flower looked like one of those cones on Madonna's bra. Not good. The pattern I found had you cut a bunch of pieces of tape. Horrible nightmare if you're somewhat ADHD like me. I'm all about speed…