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Kim L. “Kim's Crochets & Knits” McDougal
Design and Art have always been my God-given calling. Creating using my hands to make something beautiful is so rewarding, therapeutic, and spiritual.
Design and Art have always been my God-given calling. Creating using my hands to make something beautiful is so rewarding, therapeutic, and spiritual.
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Running my Blog on a $0 Budget
It's hard to find apps, widgets/plugins, or even free website services. And, I admit that to run this blog, I can't afford to pay any costs at all especially when I'm not making an income with it. If you're a blogger too, you're probably looking at how to l...

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5 Tips to Prevent Being Misunderstood
Do you find people seem to misunderstand something you said or even a decision you made? It happens to us all. I think a lot of times I've been misunderstood more than usual so as I was thinking about that, I came up with some tips that might help prevent t...

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Do You Too Have Trouble Finishing What You Start?
One of my all time bad habits is starting some great idea or project and mid-way through, I give it up. Sometimes, it's been years later when I find some unfinished scarf I was crocheting or some blog design I had begun. I have no idea why this happens to m...

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Keep Learning
One thing I love to do is learn new things. I didn't exactly like going to school growing up, but I loved to study and I did that for years when I decided that I would pursue a career in computers. I took continuing education classes after work at the local...

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A Pattern a Day: Napa Collar Poncho
I finally got my hot little hands on Red Heart's Ombre yarn and boy do I love the color changing! This poncho uses the colorway Anemone and boy is it beautiful! Now, I'm still a novice knitter so I'm not quite sure I'm ready for a poncho yet, but if you are...

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A Pattern a Day: Shiplap Slouch Hat
This is Day 2 of "A Pattern a Day" and today is a really cute hat! I love slouchies! They're great to wear when your hair is in a bun or ponytail, which I wear a lot, and yet still look stylish! When I saw this pattern on Pinterest, I really wanted to share...

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A Pattern a Day: Cozy Ribbed Scarf (Knitting)
I've been thinking lately of what to post about and it dawned on me that I haven't shared crafting stuff in awhile. So, I was looking at Pinterest today for some free patterns to share. Fall is coming and so I'm working on making scarves and wraps to sell. ...

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I Love Neutral Designs
Creams, rose golds, whites, tans, pale yellows, black and white ... I LOVE neutral colors. I figured out my favorite color palette when I was designing websites just a few years ago. Before that, I struggled to find my design style. And I think every artist...

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I'm Not in Control of my Life, Nor Should I Want to
I'm not a big novel reader, so it's been a long time since I read an actual book. I mostly read articles, blog posts, and devotionals. But, I had this book on my desk for about a year called "A Love Rekindled" part of the Love Inspired Series by Margaret Da...

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Hearing from God and Knowing His Voice How
I can hear my friends' voices, I can hear hubby's voice, I can hear a stranger's voice, I can even hear my own voice, why can't I always hear God's? There's a very good reason for this...most of the time because I'm not really listening. I'm wanting things ...
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