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Volunteers dedicate themselves to sewing 'angel gowns'

There are stories that stick with you long after you've written or read them.<p>Kathy Charest's was one of those for me.<p>I penned a column on the 47-year-old Melbourne mom back in February. Then, she was a one-woman show for Angel Gowns: A Ministry to Brevard County, Florida, sewing infant burial gowns …

I never consciously knew, how much pain I was in

I always thought *I don’t get much pain at all with my CFS/ME*, when it first started, when I got sick I pushed through it, I was young 13, 14, 15, …

Muscle

Please don’t stop inviting me

When you have a chronic illness, one of the things that cause guilt and stress is letting people down, I hate that I am sometimes so slack and have …

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Want to Reduce Pain? Learn to Relax Your Brain

Think of pain as being your “harm alarm,” a signal designed to get your attention, to motivate you to escape whatever is causing it. After all, …

Fibromyalgia now considered as a lifelong central nervous system disorder

Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia - Myofascial Pain Syndrome and Fibromyalgia

Myofascial Pain Syndrome vs Fibromyalgia, Know The Difference<p>Myofascial pain syndrome (MPS) is another medical condition which often co-exist with …

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Isn't Just 'Fatigue' — It's a Deadly Disease

When I told friends earlier this month that I’d planned a trip to go visit my friend who is sick, I started to see it as a way to spread awareness …

Medicine

Natural Remedies for Sore Throats (That Really Work!) - Life, Love and Thyme

Finding natural remedies for sore throats that really work can be hard. Each and every sore throat is not created equal. Even when you have the same …

Saltwater

Five herbs and spices that make you happy

Certain herbs and spices also have natural antidepressant properties, bringing mind and body a boost with a variety of different flavors.<p>Several …

Square Patchwork & Tufted Couch Cushion: Dritz Home Decor

<b></b><b></b>Round things that make me smile: baby thighs, ice scream scoops, rolling hills, tufted cushions. Creating undulating curves across a flat surface is …

Spring is here, & it’s GIVEAWAY time!!!

***giveaway now closed!***And it’s bigger than my last Thanksgiving giveaway, too. Ooooh, I’ve been waiting to be able to do this one! Lets jump …

Growing tomatoes in Buckets #vegetable_gardening

Gardening<p><b>How to Grow Tomatoes in 5 Gallon Buckets:</b><p>Turn the 5-gallon bucket over and drill 4 to 6 half-inch drainage holes, spaced evenly over the …

Folded Shopping Bag from Batik Fabric

Here’s a fun Batik project– a folded shopping bag. The project is simple and should take you about 30 minutes to an hour while the end product is …

Gardening is good for you | James Wong

A spot of gardening not only gives you a good physical workout but reduces pain and anxiety, too<p>A Sunday afternoon of pottering round the garden – a bit of weeding here, mulching a bed there – doesn’t exactly seem like an arduous workout. Yet a 2006 study by Pennsylvania’s University of Scranton …

Gardening

Grow Your Own Medicine: 8 Essential Herbs For Springtime

It’s wonderful to have a year-round herbal pharmacy for beauty, comfort, and health right at your fingertips. Planting in spring is the time to do it.<p>…

Boat Neck Pullover Sweater

Sizes<p><b>To fit bust measurement:</b><br>Extra-Small/Small 28-34”[71-86.5 cm] <br>Medium 36-38”[91.5-96.5 cm] <br>Large 40-42” [101.5-106.5 cm] <br>Extra-Large …

Shining Star Crochet Granny Square

An easy crochet classic, this Shining Star Crochet Granny Square is a customizable home accessory. This project provides fun and creativity, as you …

Christmas Crochet Snowman

When you think of a snowman, you think of cold weather, playing in the snow, and Christmas cheer. Spread the love this holiday season with this …

Pretty and Playful Sheep Granny Square

This Pretty and Playful Sheep Granny Square is a sweet addition to any crocheter's collection. If you love sheep or know someone who has a fondness …

19 Artists Creatively Pushing the Boundaries of Embroidery

The art of embroidery has existed throughout time, dating as far back as 5th century BC. Despite its centuries-old origins, this timeless craft has continually been reenergized by visionary artists who push the boundaries of its meaning and limits. From hyperrealistic embroidered portraits to cross …

not a sampler baby quilt

A few months ago I jumped on the Moda Modern Building Blocks Quilt band wagon. I loved all the gorgeous quilts popping up all over IG and blogland so …

A Modern Plus Quilted Pillow

Text Prints are the BestI love the look of text prints. I love putting them randomly in my quilts. I especially like it when they aren’t always right …

Tuesday Tutorials: Soft Fast-Fused Applique

Fusible-web techniques make appliqué quilt patterns achievable for nearly any quilter. But they can also add unwanted stiffness to the finished quilt …

Cutting Applique With the Silhouette Portrait

Introduction: Cutting Applique With the Silhouette Portrait<p>About: I love all things crafty, from beading to crocheting to quilting, to wearable …

Strawberry Applique Zipper Pouch

by Jennifer Heynen September 17, 2015 19 Comments<p>Cut:<p>Two 6” x 5.25” linen<p>Two 6” x 1.25” quilting cotton for bottom<p>Two 6” 6” quilting cotton for lining<p>…