• Another Curve Ball Thrown My Way

    July 24, 2017

    This year has been a very trying one for me and last week just made it a whole lot tougher: I was laid off from my job of 12 years. I’m still having a hard time wrapping my head around everything but my #1 goal for now is to spend all of my time finding…

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  • 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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