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The new craft room in my new digs

OK so it’s been 4, nearly 5 months since we moved and I got a new craft room.  I’m juuuuust finally starting to get it set up in a way that is useful to me.  There will continuously be new … Continue reading

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When you can’t write, type. Or stamp.

As I’ve mentioned, writing is currently next to impossible for me, unless I’m ok with a snail’s pace scrawl that ends up resembling a child’s messy handiwork. Usually that’s not good enough! Thankfully computers and cell phones have made electronic … Continue reading

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Managing With One Arm: Blogging

Blogging with the use of only one arm has a whole set of challenges to overcome.  How do you manage typing? Taking pictures is necessary but difficult, creating content is next to impossible, and creativity seems elusive.  I’ve been facing … Continue reading

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Managing With One Arm: A story

I posted last week that I had broken my wrist, and now that I’m slowly emerging from the fog of pain I want to do a little blog series about coping with the use of only one arm (the non-dominant … Continue reading

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Broken

Well friends, Unfortunately on Monday night i broke my right wrist.  Even typing seems like an insurmountable mountain to climb each time I attempt it.  Needless to say, there won’t be much crafting happening in the next while, but I … Continue reading

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Facebook Page

Hi hi, I finally have a Facebook page, and it’s only taken me what, 2 years?  Silly me for not doing this earlier.  I spent all of nap time yesterday making this happen.  If you’re interested in updates, promotions, etc, … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day

Good memories for dad. Today was celebrated with all of Nathan’s extended family.  They took over our house and we feasted on pulled pork with a spicy slaw… and jello fruit salad!  Some of us braved the chilly pool, and … Continue reading

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October Class Calendar

In case you missed it, I’ve posted my schedule for October classes here.  And hey, why not host a free workshop?  I can come up with a fun Christmas theme for you and your friends (or some other theme if … Continue reading

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Blueberry Shortcakes

Happy Canada Day! (plus a few).. We won’t talk about my slowness at posting.  Nope nope.. The wind here has been relentlessly blowing against my every effort to get exercise.  Who knew that wind could do that.  On Wednesday we … Continue reading

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A Stay at the Farm

Here I am spending a few days at the parents’ farm while they’re away.  Everything is oozing nostalgia.  It’s really a wonderful place, full of a 1000-tree apple orchard plus cherry trees, blueberry bushes, strawberries, raspberries, and tomatoes galore.  How … Continue reading

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A Perfect Birthday

Parts of my birthday were pretty perfect. Like this raspberry macaron.  Not the part where I should re-learn how to walk, since clearly I’m failing at that.  Not the part where I splatted onto the middle of the street with … Continue reading

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You Made What?

I got together recently with Anya of Bliss3 to make some pretty strange recipes.  None of the things we made have ever been on my food radar, but I’m so excited to use all of them – hopefully not  all … Continue reading

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Stuff! It’s Happening!

Hi all you pretty people, I’m making some changes to my blog.. how it looks and all that good stuff.  I decided it was time for a bit of a blog renovation, so to speak.  All this crazy colour is … Continue reading

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Fol Epi

Fol Epi.. Doesn’t that sound like a name of a god?  A bakery of the gods?  Why yes, yes it is.  Or at least their baked goods taste heavenly. I should really start out by putting some blame somewhere.  Blame … Continue reading

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Cook me Italian

I recently attended a squishy but lively cooking class (demo-style) put on by chef Dan Hayes of The London Chef.  The menu lured me in, and I’m so glad I attended! There were fried mozzarella di buffala balls (Mozzarella from … Continue reading

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