Category Archives: General Issues

This Opossum Is More Athletic Than I Am

I’m going to admit it, I don’t find opossums very cute, but this video is warming me up to them. Here’s Ratatouille, the Snowboarding Opossum. Maybe it’s the sweater? Add a sweater to any creature and it automatically gets an … Continue reading

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Kitty Sidenote

Just in case my last post about cat hair had anyone concerned, I store my craft supplies and finished crafts in a room with the door shut. The cats have never been in contact with any of the items I … Continue reading

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Kitties!

My husband and I adopted two cats from a local shelter about two weeks ago and they already have us around their little fingers… er, claws. My craft time has been eaten up by spending time coaxing them out of … Continue reading

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Help a Crafter Out

Got two minutes? Of course you do, otherwise you wouldn’t be reading this blog. Help a fellow crafter out by filling in her survey on handmade toys. She’s doing some market research and building a business model. If you’re reading … Continue reading

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Even More Vintage Holiday Crafts!

To continue with my collection of ridiculous childhood Christmas crafts, here’s a photo of some angels that my sisters and I made in Brownies. They’re made of a cardboard cone, a styrofoam ball, fabric scraps or tissue paper, a sparkly … Continue reading

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While we’re on the subject of vintage Christmas crafts…

You know what’s awesome? Finding your hilariously bad holiday crafts from when you were a child. I mean, what’s up with the reindeer’s antlers? Why are his eyes on the antler? It doesn’t matter because it just makes this reindeer … Continue reading

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OMG SANTA!

The title of this post were the exact words of the scream I let out upon opening a package from my family yesterday afternoon. Why? you ask. Because my family mailed me our beloved knitted egg-shaped stuffed Santa Claus. He … Continue reading

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