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Winter Water Balloons

A couple of years ago, I saw a post describing how someone filled balloons with colored water and left them outside to freeze.  The results were beautiful globes of colored ice.  I had planned to give it a try, but then promptly forgot all about it until this past week. …

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Winter Warrior Hat

Winter Warrior Hat – Free Pattern!

This has been one of most bizarre winters in memory.  Temperatures have plummeted to near zero, only to jump back up to the 40′s a few days later. Here in Rhode Island, we tasted a balmy 53″, while my friends in New Orleans were prepping for a snow storm.  We’ve …

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Deirdre with Polly

Polly’s Plight – Chicken vs. Raccoon

When Jon broached the topic of getting chickens, I actually did some research on the topic.  One thing that all the books …

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Noelle Makes A Sale

Young Artists Rock!

I had the rewarding, although exhausting, experience this weekend of helping my 8 year old daughter Deirdre participate in Festival Fete. Festival …

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Body Butter Bars

Super Soothing Body Butter Bars

Like so many people, my skin really takes a beating over the winter.  The cold weather, combined with dry heat, leave my …

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Om Nom Cut The Rope Cake Pops

Om Nom Cut The Rope Cake Pop – Make Them!

  My son is obsessed with Om Nom, the endearing little green guy from “Cut The Rope“.  So, when we needed to …

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Franco Sarto

Things That I Love (To Buy) — Shoes From DSW

  Unlike so many others who adore it, I’ve always dreaded shoe-shopping.  Having a size 5 – 5 1/2  shoe size has …

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Four Itty Bitty Amigurumis

Itty Bitty Mini Amigurumi – 4 Free Patterns!

  These mini amigurumis are so tiny, all 4 of them can fit in the palm of your hand at once.  In …

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Daffodil Days

Daffodil Days at Blithewold Mansion

As I write this post, it is chilly and pouring rain outside — a typical spring day in New England.  I have …

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Marshmallow Pops With Chocolate and Heart Sprinkles

World’s Easiest Homemade Treat – Marshmallow Pops!

Have you ever needed to make a homemade treat, but just haven’t had the time or energy to turn on the oven, …

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