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Holiday Shop Update

Lots of new goodies in the SHOP this week. Fun prints that will work in your decor all winter. These towels make a great hostess gift all by themselves, or wrapped around a bottle of wine or tin of goodies. Also, these rustic, scrappy, burlap and fabric lighted garlands would be perfect on a mantle, railing or […]

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Back on Track and a SALE

October was a crazy, crazy month for me and my family. I am happy to be getting back on track and back in the sewing room this week. I want to start my mornings with a healthy breakfast. Overnight oats are an easy, make ahead meal. I bring 4 cups of water and 1 cup […]

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Bucket Review + Discount Code + Please Vote!

All kinds of busy behind the scenes this week. Thanks to Sonja from Blackstone Designs for her great review of my large Bucket and wristlet. She has a discount code for the SHOP available on her site. Please check it out. Shaggy Baggy is also being featured on Umba.com. Shaggy Baggy is one of the shops up for voting to […]

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Welcome August

Cheers to August. Sprucing up a $5 bottle of sparkling wine to make Sangria for Happy Hour. 3 sliced peaches, 1 sliced lemon. Pour wine over fruit and chill. Add 20 oz. of sparking water before serving.  

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Front Door DIY

Updating my front door this week: Problem #1 – no privacy (but I love these locally made stained glass leaves) Problem #2 – Princess Hershey likes to sit and look out the window. Solution – 4 yards of $2 tulle (2 yards for each window). 2 tension rods. Iron in hemming tape – or sewing […]

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Our Empty Nest

Our empty nest has never been completely empty, but with 2 kids in college and one recent graduate back home we often think about our next “move”. My husband would like to retire on a lake. I would love to live in a loft downtown. For now we will “meet in the middle” in the […]

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Fabric Bunting DIY

Sewing buntings is a great way to use up scraps of fabric. You can cut your scraps into various sizes and shapes. I chose to stay with traditional triangles. I cut them with a 2 1/2 inch base and 4 inch length to the point. Feed through your sewing machine to stitch together. The fun […]

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