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Writing Insights Part One: Becoming a Writer

I started writing my first novel when I was twelve years old. I was thirty-three when I completed my first rough draft. That’s twenty years of <i>wanting</i> …


39 Things Every Messy Cook Needs For Their Kitchen

Let's take the chaos out of cooking.


Walnuts Make You Feel Less Hungry, Help Fight Against Fatty Food Cravings

A new study conducted by researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston showed that eating walnuts can help curb hunger. The study, …

Making Pants That Fit and Other Things That Aren't Too Much to Ask

There is a particular kinship among short women. If you aren’t one, you’ll never understand, but it means something to nod at another munchkin person …

3 Reasons Email Can Make You Amazing at Content Distribution

Email marketing is very effective; in fact, it converts three times better than social. That's why leaders can't solely rely on social shares.<p>Marketers use an average of six different channels to distribute content, and when you look at what those tactics are, you notice most of them are social …

4 Little Things that Will Matter a Lot More to You in 40 Years

God willing, you’ll be gifted another 40 years of life experience.But even if you aren’t, the core principle of this article remains relevant:<b>As you</b> …


Statue of Catholic Saint Who Devoted Entire Life to Jesus Christ Covered in Red Paint, Swastika

There has been a rush of left-wing and progressive protesters vandalizing statues that they deem offensive around the country. Some of those statues …


100+ Back To School

It seems like summer just flew by, doesn’t it? It’s already time to start gearing up for Back to School, but don’t worry – we’ve got your inspiration …


How to Write a Paragraph in 2017 (Yes, the Rules Have Changed)

You want people to read your content, right?That’s why you wrote it in the first place.But getting people to read your content in today’s world of …


Tips to save money

Saving thousands of dollars in a year can seem daunting, but it’s easier than you may think. There are easy ways to save money—for example, trimming …

The best thrift store in every state

When you need to update your wardrobe or purchase some new furniture, thrift shopping is a great alternative to spending at expensive stores.<p>Most secondhand shops sell lightly used designer goods well below their original prices. And although there are certainly some items that you want to avoid …

Frugal Living

Best UK Amateur Garden: An Artist’s Country Garden by Bev Horsley

The winner of the 2017 Gardenista Considered Design Awards Best UK Amateur Garden is Bev Horsley for An Artist’s Farmhouse Country Garden in …


Sew Along and Free Pattern- Folk Stitches

I have such an exciting announcement today- I'm starting a new quilt along! The pattern is called "Folk Stitches". I designed it to look like cross …


SEO Tutorial: 12 Immutable Laws For Dominating Google's Search

Mystified by SEO? It all makes sense once you understand how Google sees it.<p>What happens in an internet minute? One year ago. The answer would have been 2.4 million searches on Google performed per minute. Yes. Per minute. This year, 3.5 million per minute. Considering that there are 1,440 minutes …


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Pillow Pop Cushion - Urban Seaweed

Free Quilt Pattern

{Big} City Girl QAL

M's Quilt

Midnight pyramids

monitor (1 of 1)-47

Best Friend's Wedding Quilt

Mystery - first part

14.6.14 - Bag for Joan - Wangi Falls (1)

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Turning Leaves Quilt {adaptation}

Beacon Rows


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