There are many of us who want to execute the most perfect holiday spread from the appetizers , the tablescapes, the main course – with side dishes and deserts – of course EVERYTHING from scratch! Then there are those who are content with pre-made everything ,paper plates, cans of pop and frozen pies and boxed […]
Nancy’s Holiday Gift Guide 2017
It’s that time of year again and I’m picking out my favorites. I reviewed last year’s holiday gift guide and I have to say that those are all still great gifts again this year! I’m going to add a few more to the list this year. Last year I included the Fitbit One. I’ve upgraded […]
I Inherited Yarn – Now What?
I inherited yarn! That’s something you don’t normally hear from someone! I got a phone call from my father just the other day. My stepmother Judy was cleaning out their spare bedroom and found a giant box of yarn that was once her mother’s. Judy’s mom was an avid crocheter. She was always working on […]
Yarn, Atmosphere and Charity – How a Visit to a Local Shop Encouraged me
Today I visited a local yarn store by the name of The Black Purl here in Rochester NY. I’ve been meaning to visit this store for awhile, for it kept popping up in my Facebook Feed. The name alone really caught me as something really cool and something I needed to check out. I absolutely […]
Support and Appreciation for other Crafters,Vendors and Artisans, Why this is important for your own growth.
Often when I go to craft fairs and festivals, I find myself doing something that I really shouldn’t do , and that is… proclaiming “Oh I could easily make that myself for half the price! “ I know many of you have thought this same exact thing. I end up not buying the item, and […]