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In my defense…

There was a sale and I had a coupon. My first job was working to set up a store that had recently expanded into Arizona. Little did I suspect that it would cause a lifetime of addiction. That store was … Continue reading

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The Lies We Tell

Once upon a time making gifts/cards/presents was cheaper than purchasing manufactured items. Apparently, that was so last century. Or the century before. Either way, it isn’t today. And yet, I still have it in my head that I should make … Continue reading

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Is This How Crazy Starts?

A while ago I purchased a few earring kits on clearance from Oriental Trading Company. This weekend, while I binged on Netflix, I thought I would make some of the sets. Actually, all the pairs came in groups of six. … Continue reading

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They Laughed

I have several addictions. Books being the biggest, but crafts come in a close second. I blame the problem on my first job working for Michaels. There was so much to do, so many things to try. This month’s obsession … Continue reading

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Black and Blue Friday

As a rule I tend to avoid going out on the Friday after Thanksgiving. I don’t like crowds. Apparently, retailers are targeting folks like me by opening up on Thursday night. You would think by the amount of typtophan (turkey) … Continue reading

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Button, Button, my kingdom for a frickin button!

Yes,  I sew–by hand and by machine. Sewing is one of those freaky things I do to relax, until I’m doing it, then I find it aggravating. So, it shouldn’t come as any surprise that I would have buttons. In fact, … Continue reading

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