Category Archives: Hobbies

Something Sticky This Way Comes

Cooler weather has finally arrived, which means I can wear sweatpants while I relax at home (i haven’t quite put my shorts away). Unfortunately the yard isn’t quite cooperating. The weeds have taken the opportunity to stretch out and flower. … Continue reading

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Stepping up

October and the weather has actually been cool here in Phoenix. That hasn’t happened in quite a while. And while we have come close to reaching 100F, we have managed to stay just a hair below it. To celebrate, the … Continue reading

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Just Kitting Part 2

I know y’all were thinking this would be more card kits, but my dragon hoarding tendencies include more than paper crafts and books. I also love beads. Here are 3 from this month: From the Bargain Bead box, Sam’s bead … Continue reading

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Are you kitting me? Part I

The card kits are coming. Yes, most of them are for the upcoming holidays, but not all. I have to say I am super excited. Here are three of the kits that arrived last week: This one is from Love … Continue reading

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Friday Fun Fact

Allergies are the garden’s revenge.

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The most wonderful time of the year

September 1st is the day to start decorating for Halloween. I know some people think it is too soon to decorate for Halloween. Those people are wrong. This year we had to address the Zim in the room. He is … Continue reading

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Maker Monday

I managed to spend a little time this weekend finishing up the birthday cards I was working on. Aside from the directions for the first 4 cards from Annie’s Card Kits, I used a few card sketches from Mojo Monday … Continue reading

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Oregon Gardens

We were fortunate to have beautiful and cool (for us) weather during our visit to Oregon. Which made us want to spend as much time as possible outside. And what could be better than a trip to the Oregon Gardens … Continue reading

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A Little Fruity

While shopping at Costco, the hubbinator and I found these guys. They remind me of those sole shredding monkey balls that I always seemed to step on. Thankfully these are not those summer shrapnel but fruit. They’re called rumbutans and … Continue reading

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Pittock Mansion

High on a hill in Washington Park near downtown Portland stands the Pittock Mansion. The once private dwelling of the family who started the Oregonian newspaper and worked to help make Portland a city is now a state park. The … Continue reading

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