Toothless Wonder

Parents may marvel when their child gets his or her first tooth, but kids marvel when they lose their first tooth.

The Tooth Fairy was a magical creature for me when I was a kid.

It seemed strange that my tooth was to be collected by a fairy. What she did with all those teeth was never quite answered by my parents. But in the early seventies, a quarter could go a long way in the dime store in town, so I didn’t let it bother me so much. Continue reading

Hello Spring!

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Hello, crafty friends and DIY doers.

It’s here, y’all! Spring (officially)
In Harleyville, South Carolina,  we’ve had up and down weather cycles to arrive at the first calendar day of Spring. Many flowers and flowering trees bloomed about two and three weeks prior to the Vernal equinox , when our weather was wonderful and almost summer-like. On Tuesday, March 20, we were just getting through a band of storms that later caused a 4th severe nor’easter for our friends in the north. While we had the break in the rain, at least till afternoon, I thought I would pull some weeds. Continue reading

Words from a Crafter — Bubble Wrap Project

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Bubble Wrap Project from Reggio Children Inspired @ http://www.tumblr.com

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Hello, fellow crafters. I want to share with you some websites that I have found helpful and full of information. Not to mention, well laid-out and easy to follow. Like many people these days, I enjoy exploring the web. I’m 49-ish (actually, looking forward to 50) and have seen my share of changes in the world. Not as much as my grandmothers experienced in their lives up until this age, but, there have been changes. They saw horse & buggy turn into ‘how fast does that thing go.’ I know the first computer I worked on was as big as a desk. You don’t see that much anymore. Continue reading