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Why I don’t give handmade for the holidays

I am a firm believer in thoughtful gift giving. So, unless a close friend or family member requests that I make an item, I don’t give handmade. My time and work is precious to me and I will only share … Continue reading

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A year ago, and something that means a lot to me

Day 19-About a year ago today, life was much  fuller because the kids were involved in more activities, even though I felt like we had pared things down. This year is much simpler. The kids are mostly in school based … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Flea

On Saturday, I finally went to the Brooklyn Flea. I’m embarrassed that it took me so long to go. At first I thought, meh, nothing special, but as I got further into the flea, I found lots of fantastic junk. … Continue reading

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Weekend links

Paper clay project at the Martha Stewart American Made event. I’m in New York again this weekend and doing the American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk on Sunday with my family. Congrats to Ashley Murphy of one … Continue reading

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Weekend links

Have you ever had a red lipstick day? I recently discovered it’s magical powers. My favorite is Nars Pure Matte in mascate. Lark and I painted a pumpkin today. It’s white, but once it dries completely, we’ll be adding eyes … Continue reading

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