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Christmas Craft Blog Round-Up 2017


Welcome, August 2017! I can’t believe it’s August already and while many of us are focused on ‘Back to School’ activities, I thought I would start a little early this year with the Christmas Craft Blog Round-Up. 2017 Christmas Craft Blogger Round-Up The rules are simple: Join our Facebook Group  www.facebook.com/groups/942681342546463 Claim your November date Add all participants blogs to…

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2016 New Kia Soul ~ part 2


PART 1- The beginning of headaches   This morning I received a phone call (went to voice mail) from Bob of KOP stating that they received my consumer report from Kia Corporation referring to the complaint that I filed on Thursday on how the REMANUFACTURED engine is running in my NEW KIA SOUL and that they would be glad to…

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My New Kia Soul 2016 ~ true story


This post has nothing to do with business and everything to do with consumer rights. The only way I can continue to deal with my current situation is to put it in writing, so that’s what I’m doing. Feel free to ignore this post.  There will be abbreviations used during this story in order to protect everyone involved while this consumer…

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Where the Fabric Flows?!


Where have I moved?? Seriously, there are ZERO ‘quilt shops’ in Pensacola, Florida.  Don’t get me wrong or misunderstand, there are fabric stores, but there are no “quilt shops”. Oh well, on to other things.   F    A   B   R   I   C  !   I just can not get enough fabric! The sight, the scent,…

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Facing the ‘lasts’ in life as a mom


Good vs. Bad ‘Lasts’ in Life Bad ‘Lasts’: The ‘lasts’ in life have not been an easy thing for me, for the most part, they came without warning. This year marks the ‘last’ of my children graduating from high school. Ugh! When I think about my youngest entering her senior year of high school, I get choked up and teary…

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Sewing Needle & UpCycling for Cash


Today is Earth Day 2017 and I was inspired to post a blog post today after reading Angelika’s blog Fish Adventures 17  post “How to keep the world around you clean.”  During our brainstorming session this week (I mentor her) she spoke about wanting to make a difference in the world around her. I wasn’t going to post my own blog…

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Finding Peace in the Pieces of Scraps


Finding Peace in Life’s Scraps If you are a crafter whether it be fabric or paper crafting you might notice that you keep scraps. I know that the scraps of fabric from my mom and grandma’s sewing projects quickly became my personalized masterpieces, all created with their scraps. They could have easily thrown them out with the day’s trash but…

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Craftsy Merges with Michaels 2017


Have you heard the news about Michaels Craft Store and Craftsy? I spent some time today surfing the online sewing world for news related to my favorite hobby, or should I say, business? I was surprised to read the news about Craftsy merging with Michaels Craft Store (click here to read the entire press release). Just to be sure we…

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