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Are You Ready For The Changing Leaves?

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It won’t be long before the days are cooler, the nights are made for snuggling and the leaves begin to change.  These are all signs that even colder weather is on the way but this transition time of year brings color and wonder that my family and I love.  We take our dog, Rocky, and a picnic and head out to see what nature has to display on the Blue Ridge Parkway.  The Blue Ridge Parkway is a perfect place to start but we have been known to stray even further, even to West Virginia to see what this states...

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Welcome September

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Hello Shoppers and Friends!!! September is just beginning and already seems to be flying by.  Most people associate fall with craft festivals and it is nice to see the number of craft festivals available and increasing even with restrictions.  Last year was a difficult year for many businesses, a year to adapt and change to what was going on in the crafting world as well as the internet realm.    Online sales seem to be the wave of the future for most small businesses.  I enjoy shopping online but being able to touch things that I want to buy is still...

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Is It Really???

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Hello Shoppers and Friends!!! This really is Labor Day Weekend.  I wonder how many people noticed that I thought Labor Day was last weekend.  If you did, good for you.  If you didn’t, don’t worry.  We all make mistakes.  Since it is really Labor Day this weekend, the special is still the same as announced.  This special will go through September 6.  Get this special deal while it is hot!!!! Labor Day Weekend Special Christmas Red Plaid Dress And Santa With His Favorite Reindeer Pinafore size 2T Dress and Pinafore $56 Dress Alone $35.20 Pinafore Alone $35.20 20% savings Special...

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The Question That I Am Asked The Most!!!

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The question that I am asked the most at craft shows is do you do all the work? Yes, all the work is mine and that includes the crochet items both regular yarn and fine thread crochet.  I do the knitting as well.  This is something my mother and grandmother taught me.  The cutting of fabric and the smocking as well as the assembling of the dresses or little boys’ outfits is all done by hand and two sewing machines.  I have two Singer sewing machines.  The first is a regular sewing machine and a real work horse for stitches...

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July Equals Hot And Humid

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Hello Shoppers and Friends!!! There has been no doubt in anyone’s mind that this past week has been hot, hot, hot!!!  And then we could talk about the humidity.  It is July.  I know its hot and humid and the last thing on your mind is Christmas but Christmas is only 148 days away, or 21 weeks.  School is about to start, then we have Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas.  There is so much to do, so many obligations, and so many things that we want to get done before then.  Are you someone that has their Christmas shopping one already? ...

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