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Pregnancy through December

This has been a crazy December. Starting the month out at 33 weeks pregnant, I have been dealing with Gestational Diabetes and an awful doctor, working on my side business, getting ready for baby, dealing with our house flood, and Holidays. December 1st, 33 weeks Picking up from my previous post, I continued to have… Continue reading Pregnancy through December

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Scott Throw, Free Blanket Pattern

I started making this pattern for (I'm not gonna say who so they don't get sad that they didn't get it) for Christmas last year. Then I became pregnant and nauseous, and I was unable to finish any of the projects I had planned for that Christmas. Originally it was going to just be grey… Continue reading Scott Throw, Free Blanket Pattern

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Fall craft projects/ Christmas presents

Bumpkins project  Supplies Orange (pumpkin) paint Green (stem) paint Paper plate or paintbrush Construction paper And of course a baby I made this when Cubby was a baby. At that point in his life it was very hard to get his hands and feet flat for a hand or foot print so this was an… Continue reading Fall craft projects/ Christmas presents

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Glucose Test / Gestational Diabetes

My midwife wanted me to take the glucose test for gestational diabetes. I will have been on the Trim Healthy Mama plan for two years this coming January. Since I have not had sugar for so long I really struggled with the idea of drinking a cup of sugar for a test. This test was… Continue reading Glucose Test / Gestational Diabetes

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What I’m Working on – Acorn/ Elf hats

Show and tell: For now I have moved on from bags, and lately I have been working on baby Items. A few things for baby Joy, and some items for other family members’ expected little ones. I have also been making some new items for my store. I wanted to share some of them with… Continue reading What I’m Working on – Acorn/ Elf hats

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Bag Patterns

Would you like to make a market tote bag? You probably don’t have the time to try every pattern you see. You also probably do not want to get started on a pattern just to find the author made mistakes. Well, this month I have been trying different free bag patterns so that you don’t… Continue reading Bag Patterns

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Bella baby blanket pattern

This is a baby blanket that I made for my etsy store. The pattern turned out so well that I wanted to share it. I found this fun yarn at Joann Fabrics and picked up 2 balls of a few colors when they were on sale. I like this yarn for baby blankets because of… Continue reading Bella baby blanket pattern

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I Taught Myself, You can Teach yourself too

First experiences with yarn When I was a kid/ teenager my mom tried to teach me to crochet. I’m not sure if it was my idea or hers, but probably mine because I remember her losing patience quickly. So I lost interest and decided crochet was too complicated, and maybe knitting was the thing for… Continue reading I Taught Myself, You can Teach yourself too