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Bootcut to Skinny Jeans in 5 Easy Steps

I know it’s early, but it seems as though spring has arrived in Eastern Oregon. The signs are everywhere. Daffodils, crocus, blue skies, warm temperatures and skinny jeans. Yep, skinny jeans and cute shoes. I’ve been seeing them everywhere! Don’t … Continue reading

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DIY: Sweater Slippers

Most days I wake up and when my feet hit the floor, I’m accomplishing things. Whether it’s laundry and dishes, heading to work, or creating some content for eHow, there is always something on my agenda. Most of the time, … Continue reading

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DIY: Deer Head Silhouette Sweater

I have a love/hate relationship with deer. When twenty of them are milling around the field in front of my picture windows with the snow covered Eagle Cap mountains rising up behind them, I’m totally in love. But, when they … Continue reading

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Add Some “Hattitude” to Your Winter Wardrobe With a DIY Pom Pom Sweater Hat

Let’s face it, winter can be cold, dark and sometimes seem to last forever. But, growing up in Minnesota taught me to find ways to enjoy winter. As kids, we didn’t let the sub zero temperatures stop us from having … Continue reading

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Make Your Boots Happy With Some DIY Boot Sweaters (Plus a Winner and Another Giveaway)

Some people make sweaters for their husbands. Some people make sweaters for their dogs. Some people even make sweaters for their cats. Me? I like to make sweaters for my boots. I mean really! If it makes them happy, WHY NOT!!!?? … Continue reading

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Create a Winter Sweater Tote From an Old Houndstooth Sweater

New Year’s Eve is on the way. Ring in the new year with this adorable DIY winter sweater tote. Along with all of the self-improvement resolutions you make this New Year’s Eve, be sure to include a declaration to make a … Continue reading

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DIY: Snowflake Wrapping Paper With a Pine Branch, a Winner and Another Giveaway

Up until yesterday, I think I was the only person on the planet who hadn’t seen the movie “Frozen.” As a matter of fact, one mom told me (as she was handing me the DVD with a smile on her face) that … Continue reading

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How to Make a Plaid Flannel Fringe Scarf and Two Giveaways

Little did my mom know that when she declared the Christmas of 1971 as a “Handmade Holiday,” she changed my life forever. I can still remember feeling so honored and loved when even my dad, who was Mr. Busy and Mr. … Continue reading

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Make a Festive Faux Fur Collar To Attend Your Holiday Parties in Style

It’s no secret that I love parties! The bigger, the better. The more the merrier. So many reasons for a party, so little time. I truly am a walking party cliche. :) To me, one of the best things about the holiday … Continue reading

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DIY: Winter Scarf Camera Strap and a Winner

Oh, baby! It’s been cold around here. Not that it’s a bad thing. As a matter of fact, the cold can make for some delightful trips to town. A few days ago, the frigid air was perfectly still and the huge bare trees … Continue reading

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