It does seem strange and almost wrong somehow to carry on with silly craft blogging when we are all so sad about Newtown, Conn. But maybe like me, you’d like a break from crying at your desk, in your car, etc. etc.? I’m sure it will wear off, but in addition to extra appreciation for my [...]
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Who doesn’t think of David Cassidy at Christmastime? What? Just me?
Let me explain: When I was growing up, my family had a handful of Christmas records that were in heavy rotation on our old turntable. The group included a 1972 Partridge Family album featuring then-teen-heartthrob David Cassidy. So, as I recently wrote in [...]
I got my mom a Nook last year as a combined birthday/Christmas gift. And while I’m not sure how much she actually uses it, I’ve tried to encourage her by getting her Barnes and Nobles gift cards or ebooks as gifts. But those can be kind of boring to open, so for her birthday a few [...]
Thank you to everyone who stopped by for my giveaway, and for all the great teacher gift suggestions! I need to come up with something pretty soon… my son’s last day of school is Dec. 19 … I think it is a bit ridiculous that he is off for five days BEFORE Christmas! Anyway… the random.org [...]
Welcome and Happy Holly-days! For the wonderful Giveaway Day at Sew, Mama, Sew!, I am offering a set of “his and hers” neck and pocket warmers! The neck warmers/gaiters are made of a double layer of fleece. They both are reversible to a neutral gray, and they’re a great alternative to scarves. Very warm, and no [...]