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Weekend Wrap Up Party — Amy Atlas Sweet Designs Book Giveaway!!

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Welcome to the Weekend Wrap UP Party!!! Happy Friday!! I am excited to spotlight an amazing person… Amy Atlas! Amy Atlas, also known as “The Sweets Stylist,” is a coveted entertaining expert, baking and crafting stylist, and is internationally recognized for creating the stylized dessert bar trend.   UPDATE -- Giveaway is Closed. The winner is Jennifer of Always In Wonder. Winner … [Read more...]

Miss Scarlet’s School of Patternless Sewing {book giveaway!!}

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Giveaway closed -- winner is #5 {winner chosen via random.org}  I was so excited to meet Kathy Cano-Murillo when I was at CHA last month. Kathy is a whirlwind of creativity.   In 2001, Kathy launched CraftyChica.com, a wildly popular web site to inspire women to brighten their lives with clever craft ideas. She had a podcast series on iTunes, a web series on LifetimeTV.com, has been … [Read more...]

Do you do this? {Book Advent Calendar}


 We started our Book Advent Calendar on the first. I saw the idea last year. Sorry - I can't remember where and loved the idea!  After the Holidays last year I gathered up all of our Christmas books and put them away so I could keep track of them. I got them out this year and discovered that I only needed 8 more to reach 25!! … [Read more...]

Week of Giveaways – Giveaway #1 — No Bake Gingerbread Houses for Kids!


It's time to kick off the Week of Giveaways!!! I am so excited to let you know about a few of my favorite things and some wonderful handmade shops! The first giveaway is a wonderful recipe book --  Creative Gingerbread Houses for Any Occasion! Click on the Read More button to enter this delightful giveaway!! … [Read more...]

Random Monday Thoughts and a Question


How's your Monday going? I have a quick question for you. Do you like to read? I am leaving on my "Secret Location" trip in 4 days. I am looking for some good books to take on my trip. What is your favorite book and why? Mine is Outlander by Diana Gabaldon. I am re-reading it right now for the eighth time. So good - I wish they would make it into a movie!!   If you find some typos in … [Read more...]