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Today’s post is a super old fashioned blog post. I’m sharing something deeply personal with you, and it’s right from my heart.

Blogging is generally a business with posts written to attract visitors and grow page views. Let’s be real for a minute. It’s expensive to pay for everything, and everybody’s gotta make a living somehow. And so, that is my goal with this blog as well.  But I remember the days when we wrote and shared stuff for no other reason that because we wanted to.

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Easy Scarf Knitting Patterns are perfect for both beginner knitters and for those of us who prefer a little mindless TV knitting. Enjoy this roundup of free knitting patterns showcasing great projects for all knitters!

Even though I’ve been knitting for several years now, I still love to work on an easy scarf knitting pattern. I like bulkier weight yarn and big needles with a small number of cast on stitches, because I feel like I’m really making progress on my project.

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Any time is the right time for Chocolate Cupcakes with Buttercream Frosting

One thing is for certain. Chocolate and Valentine’s Day go together like Peas and Carrots or Bread and Butter.  And I ask you, what’s better than chocolate cupcakes and buttercream frosting?

This baby tasted as good as she looks in the picture! But in the interest of honesty and full disclosure, I need to be up front with you about something.

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I hope you enjoy this unusual Valentine’s Day gift idea straight from my green thumb to your heart. Succulents for Valentine’s Day are such a pretty and thoughtful gift.

When Valentine’s Day rolls around, people generally rush for the chocolates and cut red roses. That stuff is nice, but what if your Valentine is not into a giant box of over processed sweets? And what if your person is not cut from the same cloth as the marketing avatar designed by the  floral industry who demands the same old cut flower that everyone else is receiving.

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Valentines Day Sachet Crafting Project

Time for a little bit of true confessions. I used to be someone who despised Valentine’s Day. It made me so unhappy most every year it rolled around. Why you ask? Because I’ve been perpetually single most of my life, and that one stupid holiday used to destroy my feelings of worthiness and my self esteem every year. I tied my feelings about how I felt about myself and my life on whether or not I had a boyfriend or not.

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to Learn how to knit is not as difficult as you might think. But you need someone to explain the basics. And Don’t give up after your first project. Keep reading to see why!

So while trying to learn how to knit may not be as difficult as you first think, it’s super important that you don’t give up after your first project. And you need to find someone to explain the basics in a way that you understand.

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Today we are talking about the Baa-ble Hat Pattern, as a knitting pattern review.  I’m sharing some tips and suggestions for making your own Baable hat, a pattern from Donna Smith.

**because of the ongoing popularity of this post, I’ve updated it somewhat for 2019. Please enjoy! It’s a wonderful pattern**

I can’t tell you how much I love my Baa-ble Hat and how excited I am to write this knitting pattern review.

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Merry Christmas my dear readers! I hope that you find peace and joy in this holiday season. This post will close out the blog for 2018. I will see in the new year with Knitting school for Knitting in the round. New blog posts will be up starting January 15, 2019.

To stay in touch until then, please make sure you are on the email list! I will still be creating new videos and other social content,

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Enjoy this post on how to make this adorable DIY Felt Christmas Ornament set. This is an easy embroidery project.What’s Christmas without stockings, kittens, and that famous mouse that is nestled in on Christmas Eve? The holidays call for a touch of hand sewing, and this little project will have you scurrying to pick up a little felt and embroidery floss.

This summer I took some time off from being so connected online and allowed myself time to learn a few new crafts.

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It’s that time of year, and sharing a sweet project that would also make for a lovely gift seems perfect for us DIY gals (and guys). So may I present Christmas Tree Decorating Ideas. This post is complete with the steps to decorating this Christmas Tree. And last but not least, this post is about how to decorate a small Christmas tree.

Trends come and go faster than a dollar bill these days. And what’s popular one year,

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