Daily Archives: May 7, 2012

Deodorant – Homemade

When I began my journey into natural and homemade products I never dreamed that I would be making my own deodorant! Really….deodorant.  I waited to post this until I knew it would really work.  My make it or break it … Continue reading

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Baby Birds!!

4/25/2012 Last year I discovered a mocking-bird building a nest in the flower vines on my fence.  The bird noticed that I discovered the nest and abandoned it as there had been no eggs laid. Today while trimming my firebush I noticed a … Continue reading

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18″ Doll – Picture Book and Sewing Project

While on Shutterfly a few years ago I saw a great idea.  Someone had purchased a teddy bear for their nephew, took pictures of the bear at different places, created a photo book and then sent them both as a gift.  I tucked the … Continue reading

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Jean Skirt Repurposed

Do you have a skirt that is a little too short or doesn’t fit quite right.  Then its time for a make over. I literally made this skirt in about an hour before I went to fellowship with some sweet ladies … Continue reading

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Knit Top Pattern Simplicity 1849

I was more than thrilled when Wal-Mart began carrying patterns and fabric again.  Even though they do not carry a huge section of  patterns they are priced low and have some that are nice.  While looking through them one day I … Continue reading

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Repurpose Your Jeans into a Skirt

I had a couple of pairs of jeans that I purchased on-line a few years ago. They didn’t really fit and I have been wanting some skirts so I decided to make them over.  The first thing I did was cut … Continue reading

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Favorite Purse Pattern

Purses, purses, purses.  Finding that perfect purse, what a job.  Too small, too big, not pretty, not enough pockets, too much money!  All this came to and end when I found this pattern on Pinterest.  It is a free Amy Butler pattern and … Continue reading

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My Sewing Background

I have been sewing since I was in 7th grade.  In the past 10 years have taken up quilting along with clothing and craft sewing.  Sewing is a passion of mine and I love to sew for friends and family. I … Continue reading

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Emergency Call Buttons

My mother moved in with my family when she was diagnosed with stage 4 endometial cancer in April 2010.  When I decided to attend bible study at my church I knew I did not want her to be at home alone for 2 … Continue reading

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Homemade Laundry Soap

Years ago on one of the episodes of the Duggars they were making homemade laundry soap.  I had always wanted to try it but they used the liquid version that was stored in two 5 gallon buckets. I did not have … Continue reading

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