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Monthly Archives: December 2013


Back in Florida for the Winter

Dave’s work is seasonal in Canada so now that winter has arrived, we headed south to spend the winter in Florida again this year. We’re staying in the same lovely one bedroom apartment that we had last winter… when we arrived on Friday it almost felt like we were coming home. Tonight we’re celebrating our birthdays. We usually treat ourselves…

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Gift Ideas

Four More Mini Hats, Scarves and Mittens Sets

A while ago, I showed you a miniature hat, scarf and mittens set that I’d designed. Since then I’ve completed four more. I’ve been playing around perfecting the pattern so some hats are a little bigger than others and the same with the mittens. I’m going to take a bit of a break from making them so that I came…

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Budget Savers, Recipes

Homemade Lotion Bars

I’m not sure if I’ve mentioned it here on the blog before, but I have allergies to a lot of the perfumes used in soaps and lotions that you buy in the store. This past summer, for health reasons, I switched to using only organic shampoo, conditioner and soap. But I was having a difficult time finding an organic lotion…

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