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Crafting with Jessica’s Head

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Okay, I guess it’s not really crafting exactly, but we had a lot of fun transforming Jess’ hair this weekend. Upon Jess’ hairdresser’s insistence that we could successfully take Jess from a beautiful brunette to&hellip

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Warm & Fuzzies

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What feels like forever ago (but was really just last winter), I found a lovely scarf tutorial at Curbly from Chris Gardner to use for my holiday gifts. The project requires minimal supplies (fleece, contact&hellip

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In love with snail mail

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Letters, postcards, and packages, I LOVE them all! I don’t just find joy in receiving them either, I really do enjoy sending these things to people I know. I have decided to take it one&hellip

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Making Macarons

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Over Spring Break (aka, “the Perfect Time to Use Vacation Days When You Work at a University”), I finally had the chance to get together with Mariko (aka, “Crafty Mariko“) to tackle the elusive macaron.&hellip

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Sweet Athena Freebie! April Background

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I can’t believe March is over already. What happened? Despite my shock at how fast spring is progressing, I’m excited to share my newest creation…April’s edition of the monthly background download! As usual, it’s available&hellip

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Sweet Athena Freebie! March Background

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I really enjoyed making my swirly star desktop background so I’ve decided to feature monthly background downloads…all available (for personal) use for free! To celebrate March, I’ve created a fresh and whimsical wallpaper, complete with&hellip

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Oh Baby!

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Last summer I was told some news that I knew was coming. I did not know who this news would come from or at what time, but I knew at some point I was bound&hellip

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A bit o’ color

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In honor of the sunshine that graced our presence here in the great Pacific Northwest today (sorry, Olympics!) I wanted share a little something that makes me think of spring. Below is a set I&hellip

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

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Looking back on my fondest Valentine’s Day memories, what sticks out to me most are the ones involving a paper mailbox, an elementary school classroom, and piles upon piles of paper valentines and sugary tokens&hellip

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Birthday Celebration

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Today is Sweet Athena’s Lindsey’s Birthday! I thought it would be fitting to give her a blog post in ode to her day. Being as Esty is one our favorite sites I have collected some&hellip

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Flavored Oils & Vinegars

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I have embarked on a new culinary adventure, making flavored olive oil and vinegar. I found the process to be quite simple and can add so much to whatever I am cooking. The Process: Step&hellip

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