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Being Crafty

I remember when I was young and loved doing anything crafty. In one of the schools I attended we, the girls, were taught how to sew and knit and the boys where taught woodwork. A bit sexist? Possibly. But I don’t recall any young girls having a problem with it. Like the boys, we wereContinue Reading “Being Crafty”

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Valentine’s Day From Far Away

This year will mark the seventh time in eight years of dating and marriage that my husband and I will be apart for Valentine’s Day. Thanks to the military, deployments, and training, Valentine’s Day without my valentine have become the norm, rather than the exception. The one year we were together, I was two monthsContinue Reading “Valentine’s Day From Far Away”

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My Pinterest Addiction: 10 Great Ideas For You!

I’ll admit it; I’m totally addicted to Pinterest. You don’t know what Pinterest is? WHAT?!  Well it’s a place where you can collect recipes, craft ideas, organizational ideas and anything else you could possibly think of. You “pin” what you want to keep and put it on different categories onto your “boards.” When you clickContinue Reading “My Pinterest Addiction: 10 Great Ideas For You!”

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A Military Wife’s Valentine – DIY Wreath

  Materials Needed Styrofoam Heart Wreath (12-inch) ½ Yard Red Felt Scissors Pinking Sheers (optional) Straight Pins Yellow Grosgrain Ribbon This Project is SUPER-easy but tedious. Trust me, it’ll be worth it! Whenever you do a project requiring a good-bit of felt I would definitely purchase it by the yard rather than the small sheets.Continue Reading “A Military Wife’s Valentine – DIY Wreath”