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{Love, Love all these crocheted creations by Sarah London! Especially the grandpa hangers! Oh, and check out these roses! Thanks for telling me about her blog, Tara!}

I started knitting years ago and am pretty much at the same level as when I first started. I’m really good at scarves and pot holders. I’ve even made a few cell phone cases and coin purses, but that’s about the pinnacle of my expertise. Whereas a friend of mine started crocheting months ago and is awesome. She makes some of the cutest yarn animals and headbands. (I keep telling her she needs an etsy shop.)



This Patisserie Pillow and Dog, Owls and Bunny throw pillow look cute and cozy! Plus they are made from organic materials!


A year of dreamy photos! Polaroid calendar by Alicia Bock.

I have been so busy lately. I apologize if you have stoped by and noticed I have not been updating. But, I promise I’ll jump back on my blogging horse soon… just as everything settles with opening the shop!


Photos taken during walks and trips created this lovely calendar by Flora Douville.


Beautiful felted adornments by A Alicia Accessories. I’m dying for that necklace!


Oh geez! These handmade bobbins by Alleluja are so cute! And, look at the little baby cat bobbin, awe!

“This is a cute cat spool bobbin. I made this from the porcelain soil. I used pale green color glaze which is my favorite. After baking it in kiln, I stuffed raw wool in it’s head using needle felting technique. You can use it to store short ribbons, strings, laces or yarns. ” ~Alleluja


Woody and Lima need these dinosaur tees by Minou Pitou!

{Don’t be fooled by that gentle look Woody is giving. He is a wild man. And, that picture of Lima cracks me up. I let her go outside and two minutes later she came to the back door looking like a swamp creature. What a little lady.}


Pretty paper tags, flowers, and boxes from The Gilded Bee.







Happy! Happy! Happy! I want these paper dogs from Egg Press.


So, I was checking out more of Essie’s blog, Penelope Waits, and came across these handmade coasters. Aren’t they adorable?! Once I find fabric as cute as hers, I’m going to sew some up. She says they only take about an hour… an easy, lovely weekend DIY project! I love those! Click here to get the complete set of directions.

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Little sights of love while eating a fish basket:

Out on the patio, at the table in front of mine was a couple dressed in matching head to toe denim outfits. This may sound awful to some, but it was actually really sweet. They were sitting on the same side of the table, snuggled up real close to each other just chatting away. It was like they were wrapped in a denim blanket. Where did one person begin and the other end?

Later, I noticed an elderly couple heading toward the door to leave. They were holding hands. As they neared the exit, the old man sped up to get the door for her. As he held the door wide open with one hand, he already had his empty arm outstretch toward her. His hand must of been just itching to snatch her up again.

I’m slightly leery to announce this, but I actually had a tear… or two. Which, is extremely embarrassing when you are sharing a picnic like table with complete strangers and you have to reach over to unravel a paper towel from the holder stationed in the middle to dry your eyes. What can I say, I’m a huge softy. It’s just that catching those little signs of love is so awesome.

Oh, and here’s a little scientific fact. Getting sad or choked up while eating isn’t good for digestion. Stops it in fact. That’s why I never watch Extreme Makeover Home Edition while eating.

Hope you are having a lovely Saturday!

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