Sharpie Saddle Shoes

After I saw this Squidoo lens, Make Your Own Saddle Shoes, I had to give it a shot.  I have Sharpies.  White canvas shoes were easy to find at my local K-Mart.  And I had some time last night. I didn’t do a neat as a job as the author of the lens did.  I […]

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Ballerina Mime

She stands still and stoically, a ballerina clad in all white.  Put some money in her bucket, and she will gracefully move.  Ballerina Mime is a fixture in Central Park in NYC.  Was there earlier this summer and saw her perform.  I recently learned her name is Therisa Barber and she’s a dancer from England.  […]

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My Saturday

I had a great Saturday.  Let me tell you about it. Joan, Amanda (in her awesome hat), and me. My friends, Amanda and Joan, and I went to a tea room in East Berlin, PA called The Lady Bug Tea Room.  Joan had heard about the tea rooms in South Central Pennsylvania, and thought that […]

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First Cake From Scratch

Yesterday was my DH’s birthday!  As a part of the celebration, I made him an orange olive oil cake.  You may be wrinkling your nose up at the thought, but it’s really good!  It’s a French recipe that I got from Food Network.  Olive oil cakes are common in the south of France where olives […]

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Rediscovering Instructables.com

One DIY site that I always forget is Instructables.  I have found some interesting stuff there.  I haven’t posted any of my own istructables, but I hope so soon.  In the meantime, I encourage you to take a look at Instructables and its many offerings.  You can find instructions on anything:  from food to relationships, […]

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Christmas Crafting Stress

I need to stop getting myself all worked up over Christmas.  It happens every year.  And this year, it’s bad because I’m crafting a lot of stuff for people.  Granted, a lot of those things are already done, and I’m blowing things WAY out of proportion, as I usually do in situations such as these.  […]

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