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Amy Brown
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A trench coat for my son
There are hundreds of patterns out there to sew for girls, and not that many to sew for boys.   My younger son has sometimes felt left out when I sewed for his sisters and not for him, so when he started asking for a trench coat I decided that was something...

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Everybody has that one drawer in the kitchen.  You know the one I'm talking about.  It's a mess and useless because of the mess.   I had two.   A couple of years ago I tamed the other drawer with some plastic drawer organizers and decided what belonged in t...

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Thumbprints
What combination is more classic than chocolate and peanut butter.   I'm always up for any cookie that combines my two favorite things.   Tonight I was up for something new, so I decided to take the classic jam thumbprint cookie and make it better.    The c...

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Games on Sale!
If you were interested in some of the games I recommended in my last blog post, they may be on sale today at Amazon.    Today's Bonus Deal of the Day  is table top games for up to 50% off.   That's half off 7 Wonders , $20 off Ticket to Ride Europe , 40% of...

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17 Games For Families With Older Kids
I love games.  I love interacting with my family and friends and having a good conversation over a board or some cards.  Games work in all sorts of situations and can create some great family memories.   I have heard that old saw "there's a reason they call...

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More Vinyl than any one wall should have
A couple of months ago, right in the middle of my busiest month substituting, my husband asked me if I would be willing to do some vinyl work for his bosses.   They were putting in a second office and wanted an inspirational quote wall.   Not just a couple ...

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What I've Been Working On
So between me working 40 hour weeks in May and the run up to my parent's 50th wedding anniversary bash, I haven't have a lot of time for blogging.   I've also been busy working on transforming my front room.   When we originally moved in, it was the living ...

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Peanut Butter Stuffed Chocolate Cookies
Many years ago I found this recipe in a magazine.  It was created to sell peanut butter and it does a very good job of it.  It's been a family favorite for three decades.  We love these cookies.  They are a bit more time consuming than a drop cookie, but th...
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