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Journal Review: My Crochet Project Journal

It's another Monday here in Fort Worth, Texas, but it does feel a little different. Maybe it's the shot in the arm I got this morning or the "fresh start" I'm trying for this week. Either way, it feels like a good day. Last week I received a crochet project journal that I ordered through… Continue reading Journal Review: My Crochet Project Journal

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It’s my birthday and I’ll party all month if I want to….

So before ya'll designate me as "extra" for celebrating my birthday all month long, I just want to let you know that I'm turning 25. That's right- it's a milestone year. I'm a quarter of a century old! And I'm a year from being kicked of my mom's insurance, and I really should be in… Continue reading It’s my birthday and I’ll party all month if I want to….

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Unboxing a Mystery Box: A Review for Suncatcher Craft Eyes

Hey, everyone! Hope you're doing well and making it through March. Can you believe April is just around the corner? February dragged a lot, but this month is just FLYING! (I think it has something to do with me committing to a huge birthday project for my boyfriend.....) But ya'll will see that sooner or… Continue reading Unboxing a Mystery Box: A Review for Suncatcher Craft Eyes

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Gotta Crochet ‘Em All! (Free Pokemon Patterns)

It's pretty hard to walk the earth and never hear of "Pokemon." These pocket monsters have been going strong since 1995, with new TV series and video games popping up every few years. As a 90's kid, I remember owning some of Indigo League on VHS and eagerly awaiting the release of the Pokemon movies.… Continue reading Gotta Crochet ‘Em All! (Free Pokemon Patterns)

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Plant Something You Can’t Kill (free pattern)

Happy Monday, everyone! I'm still riding the high of a craftastic weekend. Finished up some canvas projects, started a blanket, and worked on some more charity items. I also binge watched A LOT of Criminal Minds on Netflix. Pinterest was a big help to me over the weekend as I looked for inspiration and patterns. As I… Continue reading Plant Something You Can’t Kill (free pattern)

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Crochet for Texan Athletes

Hello, everyone! I hope everyone is enjoying their Wednesday- and if not, I hope you are rejoicing that we're only TWO DAYS FROM FRIDAY! This past weekend (February 3rd- 4th) was the 49th annual Texas Special Olympics. The organizers of the event were asking for crochet/knit scarves to give out to the participating athletes this… Continue reading Crochet for Texan Athletes

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Why You’ll Never Succeed at Crochet

"Oh wow! You're really fast at that!" "I wish I had your talent." "I could never make something like that." These are just a few of the comments I continuously hear when I crochet in public. And I usually reply with something positive, like, "Crocheting isn't as hard as it looks." "I wouldn't mind teaching… Continue reading Why You’ll Never Succeed at Crochet

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Five Quick and Easy Projects for the Last Minute Gifter (Free Crochet Pattern Links)

Life has a habit of getting away from us if we're not paying attention. It feels like I just blinked and suddenly it's no longer a hot, July day but  two weeks away from Christmas. (Couple that with a move this weekend and other projects, and you can say I'm feeling a bit pressed for… Continue reading Five Quick and Easy Projects for the Last Minute Gifter (Free Crochet Pattern Links)

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(March)ing my way to a craft coma

Greetings and salutations, crafters and people I force to read my blog posts! This month is National Craft Month and I've attempted to be crafty every. single. day. Some of it has been easy. Just start a blanket and continue it for several days. And I've even gotten my clay out again. It's relaxing and… Continue reading (March)ing my way to a craft coma