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Free Baby or Toddler Slipper Pattern – Crochet – EASY!

Free Baby or Toddler Slipper Pattern – Crochet – EASY!

Share List A few months ago I was invited to a Pampered Chef party at the Team Jones clubhouse – and I was so excited because I got to see Princess A – the super adorable.  I had to bring her a little gift, so […]

Napkin Tote Bag – Easy DIY Directions for Beginners

Napkin Tote Bag – Easy DIY Directions for Beginners

Use these easy to follow instructions to build yourself a tote bag out of cloth napkins. You can use these instructions for regular fabric also if you don’t have napkins to start with.

Turquoise and Leather Bracelet

Turquoise and Leather Bracelet

So i saw this bracelet on Pinterest that I loved – and thought – hey I bet I can make that….so I gave it a whirl.

Bracelet on Pinterest & Obaz

Mine is not identical – but it uses the same thought process.  I kinda like mine better – I used better beads and its really comfortable to wear.

I will say the suede-like straps I used are not the best choice.  I think they’re not sturdy enough.  I think I might try this again with a better leather cording and see what happens.

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Amazing Apple Butter Recipe

Amazing Apple Butter Recipe

Share List My mom taught me to can when I was pretty small.  We put up lots of jams and vegetables when I was a kid.  Store-bought was expensive and we usually had a garden, and we never threw ANYTHING away. This recipe grew out […]

Italian Pico de Gallo Recipe

Italian Pico de Gallo Recipe

Share List This is another great recipe from my good friend Tish – she makes this for our work get-togethers and it goes like gang busters.  I like to eat it on chips as just a salsa but it would be good on a piece […]

Spicy Mexican Cabbage Slaw Recipe

Spicy Mexican Cabbage Slaw Recipe

This is another fabulous Tish recipe.  I need to get her bio on this site because her stuff is AMAZING!  She has a Zucchini Carpaccio recipe that will bring down the HOUSE!

I store mine in mason jars – THIS IS NOT a canning recipe.

There is a local restaurant that makes something similar to this – but this is way better and you control the spice and the ingredients – can’t ask for anything more!

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