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You Can Accomplish This Before Your Effing Head Explodes: Reusable Bags from T-Shirts

The other day Chris was sorting through some of his clothes.  He set aside about five T-shirts that were in good shape but not exactly donation material because they had a paint spatter or small stain.  I’m not a huge fan of scrub rags made of T-shirts so I wasn’t sure what to do with them?  It seemed silly to
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The Craft Fair From Hell

The other day, as I watched Mac once again climb onto his little table and go wacky berserk on the dimmer light switches for the entire main floor of the house, I began to wistfully reminiscence about this time last year:  His first Christmas. He was about 7 months old. . .and barely mobile. . .and pretty docile.  It was
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You Can Accomplish This Before Your Effing Head Explodes: Die Cut Felt Art

When we were visiting my family last weekend, we realized we had a headlight out on the car.  So one day while we were driving Mac around for his afternoon nap, Chris dumped me off at the local Wal-Mart to fetch a bulb while he continued to circle the parking lot with sleeping Mac. Have you ever tried to get
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You Can Accomplish This Before Your Effing Head Explodes: Ikea Ribba Shadow Box Frame DIY For Birth Announcements

My Mother-In-Law celebrated her birthday with us last evening.  We took Mac and our nephew to the pool and then we had dinner and cake. Of course, we were a tad behind in the actual logistics of getting a gift. It’s not that we don’t care.  It’s just sometimes difficult to find an appropriate gift, especially for our parents and
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Reluctant Mother DIYs. . .a Tattoo?

I’m just certain you were all dying to know what the heck it is I do when I’m not cleaning up excrement, dinner, or pet hair. . .And when I’m not sweating out some cheap box-o-wine while hiking and birding. . . Allow me to introduce to you my downtime delusion. . . Yes, clearly I am 36 with the
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You Can Accomplish This Before Your Head Effing Explodes: Portable Art Kit

This morning I had a chance to squeeze in some sewing while Mac was sleeping.  We have a child’s birthday party to attend this weekend. I have mixed feelings about children’s birthday parties.   Of course you want to properly recognize someone’s special day, but at the same time, some of that shit gets way out of hand. I hate
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