• 12 Free Shark Crochet Patterns

    July 14, 2017

    When I was around 5 or 6 years old I saw my very first horror movie. The movie: Jaws. I remember like it was yesterday. I also remember how it totally freaked me out. From swimming in the ocean to taking a bath to swimming over the drain in our pool I thought Jaws would…

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  • Yarn Palette | Fresh Hues

    July 7, 2017

    This month’s yarn palette is from Design Seeds and is a fresh summer palette that reminds me of margaritas. Yum! Soft Sage: Caron One Pound Yarn Kelly Green: Caron One Pound Yarn Sunflower: Caron One Pound Yarn Yellow: Brenat Super Saver Yarn Lemon: Red Heart Super Saver L’il Ivory Lace: Caron Simply Baby Yarn I…

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  • Amigurumi Doughnut Pincushion

    July 6, 2017

    One of my favorite things to craft is food! I don’t know why since I am not a huge foodie. Maybe it is the simplicity of the items. Or maybe the fact that they look good enough to eat, like my crocheted doughnut pincushion that I made using a FREE pattern I found on the…

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  • My 6 Month Spending Diet Plan

    June 30, 2017

    Okay, so I have to apologize to everyone. When I put this little challenge together I didn’t realize that for those of us in the US we’d be starting this adventure over the long 4th of July weekend. What was I thinking?!! Good grief! For those outside of the US, you have it a little…

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  • 5 Tips & Tricks to Save Money on Groceries

    June 29, 2017

    This week we are in prep mode for the 6 Month Spending Diet Challenge, which starts tomorrow, June 30 and runs until December 31, 2017.  Saving money while grocery shopping has been so difficult for me lately. I feel like I’m just spinning my wheels and not saving anything. This is something I really need…

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  • Why I decided to eat clean

    June 28, 2017

    A couple of years ago I was diagnosed with a few health issues. My doctor recommended that I try a clean eating diet. I really had no idea what that was, so naturally, I headed to the internet.  During my internet searches, I came across a book by Tosca Reno, The Eat-Clean Diet, which had…

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  • What is in my crochet bag?

    June 22, 2017

    To be completely honest, right now this is not what is in my crochet bag. Right now my crochet bag is full of a bunch of stuff, mostly cross-stitch and embroidery projects. But, this is usually what is in my crochet bag and what will be by the end of the week. Contains affiliate links.…

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  • 12 Free Sun Crochet Patterns

    June 21, 2017

    Welcome Summer!!! Today is the first day of summer and to help celebrate I’ve put together a compilation of 12 FREE crochet sun patterns. It has been so gloomy lately in North Carolina that I needed a little sunshine to brighten up my day. 1. Summer Sun Wreath 2. Sol Rug 3.  Sets of Suns…

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  • Free Monthly Migraine Tracker

    June 19, 2017

    I come from a long line of migraine sufferers (During my childhood,  I remember watching my mom give herself shots of Imitrex to battle her migraines). So I knew that over time I too would eventually develop migraines. For me, they really didn’t get intense until my thirties, though I did have them off and…

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  • Blog Content Survey

    June 15, 2017

    A few days ago I set up a little survey on my blog sidebar. It was a simple Blogger survey, but I found it kind of hard to see. So, I scoured the web for a free survey service and found SurveyMonkey. What a find! If you are looking for a survey service check it…

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