Mary Jane Saylor

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This Sweet Bunny will Have You Thinking of Spring

I know we’re a long way off from spring in the Northern Hemisphere, and Easter is still quite a ways off as well, but I can’t resist sharing this …

Hemisphere

A New Skill for the New Year: Embroidering Your Handwriting

We often want to add letters to our cross stitch projects, whether to add a word or a date or a person’s initials. But it’s not always easy to find …

Cross-stitch

Joy-Anna Duggar shows off growing baby bump in new Instagram photo with husband Austin Forsyth

Joy-Anna Duggar is showing off her baby bump!<p>The 20-year-old reality TV star is expecting her first child with Austin Forsyth, and she proudly flaunted her growing bump in a new Instagram post that they shared on their joint account on Saturday.<p>The black-and-white photo showed the couple posing …

Brainwaves

Market Day pattern by Misa Erder

A captivating, showstopper of a stranded panel is paired with lively peerie stripes for colorful warmth in this cowl or infinity scarf. Inspired by …

Thigh High Footless Socks pattern by Lion Brand Yarn

<i>These toe-less leggings are a quirky and fun fashion statement. Add these leg warmers to your wardrobe! (Lion Brand Yarn)</i><p>SKILL LEVEL: Easy + (Level 3)<p>…

Hand Pieced Hexie Quilt - the one that took over a year

Somehow my hand pieced hexie quilt hasn’t made it up on the blog yet! This quilt took just over a year to complete so it needs it’s day in spotlight …

Why You Must Know About the Rose That Survived Katrina

"She’s just a good girl," says Texas gardener Ruthie Burrus. "She's a rambler and can be very aggressive, but she has no thorns. She's not a cutting …

New Orleans

These Cookies Have a Cult Following—But You Can Make Them at Home

With so many bakeries and dessert shops across the country, it’s a big deal when one cookie stands out as “the best.” But that’s exactly what the …

Chocolate Chip Cookies

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Heat oven to 350° F. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, salt, baking soda, and baking powder; set aside.<p>Step 2<p>Using an …

Clementine Daisy on Exhibit

The winter term for Olli (<b>Osher Life Learning Institute</b>) at Furman University has just ended this week. And I forgot to post a picture of Clementine …

How to Make Salted Dark Chocolate Hazelnut Caramel Truffles | Candy Recipes | Allrecipes.com

7 Habits That Will Significantly Enhance Your Day

Socrates once said, “The soul, like the body, accepts by practice whatever habit one wishes it to contact.” You are what you put energy into. If you focus on developing good daily habits, it can lead to a more positive and fulfilling life. But when you’re lost in the hustle and bustle of the world, …

Happiness

POP! baby cardigan pattern by Rachel Atkinson

Super fast to knit with minimal finishing, POP! is the perfect first baby cardigan for new knitters and a quick baby gift for more advanced …

Knitting

Quick Knit One-Ball Russian Lace Jumper pattern by Mrs Buttons

<b>Quick Knit One-Ball Russian Lace Jumper</b><p>This is another ‘quick-knit’ sweater made from a single 400g ball of Aran-weight (8wpi) yarn, e.g. 25% Wool, …

Knitting

Ravelry: Alouette pattern by Lisa Chemery

7 Habits of Highly Frugal People

<b>By Dr Penny Pincher</b><p>Frugal people who pay off their debt and achieve financial independence don't succeed by accident. They establish habits that allow them to consistently reach their goals over the long haul.<p>During the past few years as a personal finance blogger and author, I have noticed that …

Best 10 states to maximize your retirement finances

Maybe things were week to week for too long. Perhaps your company slashed pension benefits or the 401(k) plan didn't do too well. Retirement can seem a scary proposition if you're not rolling in dough, and few people are. According to the Economic Policy Institute, the median amount couples have …

Michigan Online Historical Newspapers Summary

Michigan is one of the states who do not have a single central online repository for searching historical newspapers. Several states use the Library …

Bows Before Bros pattern by Carrie Briggs

Looking for baby booties with a girly attitude? These are an alteration on a tried and true bootie pattern that gives you some options for making …

Citations: A Guide to Creating Proper Source Citations - St. Louis Genealogical Society

How to Cite St. Louis and Missouri Sources<p>Finding the correct source for information about your ancestor can require time-consuming research. Once …

DIY Beauty: Homemade Deodorant

Homemade deodorant is one of those projects that I’ve always wanted to try, but I’ve never quite gotten around to it. I like the idea of using natural, body-friendly ingredients—especially since several of my loved ones have struggled with breast cancer, and I’d rather avoid applying potentially …

Breast Cancer

Google Earth for Genealogy: How to Identify Old Photos’ Locations | Genealogy Gems

Do you have old pictures but aren’t sure where they were taken? Sometimes Google Earth has the answer. Check out this question from podcast listener …

Tackle Your Genealogy Brick Walls with These Tips | Genealogy Gems

This<p>Saturday I’m giving a class on how to <b>tackle your genealogy brick walls</b>. If you’re anywhere near Santa Rosa, California, USA, I invite you to …

Using Microsoft Word with Blogger

The general consensus on this is ‘don’t do it’. However, it can easily be made to work, and it allows a much richer and better styled content to be …

Sweetapolita

<b>Hello friends! I hope you’ve had a magical week! From fun to fur, here’s what I got up to over the past 7 days…</b><p><b>MONDAY:</b> Thrilled to be part of this …

Ice Cream

Online Knitting Community Receives Take Down Notice for 'Ravelympics'

<i>The website Ravelry has gotten a take-down request from the US Olympic Committee, which says that "Ravelympic" events "denigrate the true nature of the Olympic Games."</i><p>Every two years around the Olympics, knitters around the world band together to push themselves beyond their comfortable knitting …