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1 year

I realized a couple of days ago that I have been writing this blog for one year today.  This was my first post. I had wondered if I would regret starting this blog and one year later, I am glad that I did. It has helped me process a lot and I have connected with...

Finger puppets

I discovered that I am charting new territory with these little felted wool finger puppets! I looked every where and couldn’t find any pictures or explanations on how to make finger puppets completely out of wool roving. Martha Stewart has one using craft felt...

Community

This little prairie town has the potential to be a really lonely place. I am a mama with two small children. We live on one part time income which means that there aren’t a lot of extras happening right now. It is really cold and winter lasts for a long time...

The Custom Woolen Mills

Thanks to a sweet gift from a dear friend, I was able to buy some crafty treats. Of course with my recent felting obsession, I knew exactly where I wanted to spend it! Yesterday was Dan’s last day of holidays and so we decided to take a little field trip to the...

Stockings, and Shutting down

Wow it has been a busy last 24 hours! I have been working to finish up the last of our gifts and the girls’ stockings, cleaning and doing laundry, being horrified by disturbing content on Etsy, sending multiple emails to Etsy, trying to get others to write...