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Garden Update 3::Ingrid

INSANITY!!  Yesterday, I was out in the garden and was trying to control my anxiety as I picked TONS of produce.  The pressure is on now to either get it stored, or sell it.  Oh boy!!  I mean, I seriously have produce coming out my ears.  I have a whole new appreciation for the people […]

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Handmade+Chickens

I LOVE the handmade lifestyle!  One slice of the handmade pie for me is living as greenly, locally, environmentally aware as possible.  I think every little change I am able to make, makes a difference.  For me this means shopping at small businesses when possible…  Buying many of my groceries at the natural food store… […]

Project Life

Have you heard of Project Life??  I am so excited about this!  It’s a simplified way of scrapbooking, but still has major style and a touch of handmade.  I had heard about Project Life from other blogs, but was reminded when I saw Heather Bailey instagram a comment about the edition that she designed.  Say […]

4th of July Recipe::Potato Salad

I’m not going to say this potato salad is the best…even though I really do think it is…because I know family holiday recipes hold a special spot in people’s hearts.  That said, if you are looking to make some potato salad for the 4th and want to change up your old standard, or maybe ditch […]

Garden Update::Ingrid

Garden season is in full swing and I am LOVING it!!  This is the first year that I have S.P.A.C.E. to really go crazy.  It is also the first spring/summer in our new home so we are learning much about our land. One of the niftiest things about it though, is that we now live […]

Sew some love.

I worked in a quilt shop right after college and absolutely loved it!  I started designing quilting patterns there and have kept my fingers dabbling in it ever since.  There is something about quilts that speaks to my heart.  They tie us to family members past and present, remind us of warm summer breezes and […]

Chevron napkin pattern! :)

One of my most favorite things about making is when I am able to use a finished product over and over (and over and over)! That is why, to me, one of the best sewing projects to make is a set of fabric napkins! SO….my top 7 reasons why fabric napkins are FABULOUS for any […]

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This is our beginning!

It started with an e-mail. A few written out thoughts to a long-lost friend from high school! :) I mean, you do miss 100% of the shots you never take, right? (I think I remember my Mom telling me that over and over as a teenage girl before I would hop out of the car […]