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Gift #1109: Owl-o-ween

And so we’ve slipped quietly into November.  While we dreamed of pumpkins, the magical Halloween night transformed into a misty November morning.  Almost without notice an ordinary miracle happens every morning as light is resurrected from darkness.  Our autumn has … Continue reading

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Gift #1106: October

Welcome to October!  I’m so happy to enter my favorite month.  I think this year we should make things extra special and invite October to stay for 2-3 extra months.  We had a cooler day, but full of sunshine and … Continue reading

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Gift #1093: Fiber Festivals

During the warm weather months you may not think that knitting would be on the top of anyone’s mind, but I assure you that it is.  Spring and summer are hosts to various fiber festivals throughout our area and I … Continue reading

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Gift #1088: April Art Bead Scene Challenge

Since we’ve wrapped up April, I thought now would be a good time to share the art bead scene challenge, especially before May takes off like a rocketship!  The weeks seem to fly by so fast!  April’s painting was of the … Continue reading

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Gift #1077: March Art Bead Scene

It’s hard to believe that we’re at the end of March already!  Hopefully we’ve seen the last of freezing weather and can now enjoy the steady progression of spring.  Several recent events have occurred which have assured me we’re on … Continue reading

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Gift #1071: Pets and Presidents

Today is President’s Day and it’s also National Pets Day!  I’m not sure how often those two coincide, as I’ve never heard of National Pet day before today.  I celebrated by observing both days simultaneously – watching a documentary on … Continue reading

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Gift #1069: Happy Heart Day

I don’t typically do anything special for Valentine’s Day.  For example, today I came home from work, ate dinner, blocked a shawl, and dozed off on the couch listening to Pandora.  Sounds thrilling doesn’t it?   Once I finish writing this … Continue reading

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Gift #1061: Labor of Love

Right after finishing the muffin tin challenge last Sunday, I had another, even bigger challenge in front of me. Last year at this time our local knit shop owners were welcoming their baby girl into the world.   I was thinking … Continue reading

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GIft #1060: Muffin Tin Challenge

Welcome to the results of the Muffin Tin Challenge, hosted by Heather Powers of Humblebeads.  At the start of the year, she hosts a challenge to fill a muffin tin with beaded projects and make as many as you can.  … Continue reading

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Gift #1059: A Collection of Random Thoughts

Hello everyone!  I hope you had a good week.  I thought I’d check in on the eve of the weekend seeing as how I’ve been quiet all week.   It’s been a good week, but I’m tired and still don’t have … Continue reading

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