Past Blog Posts from July 28, 2015 - August 31, 2015

This is my old blog with past blog posts from July 28, 2014 thru August 31, 2015. For my new blog with all blog posts from July 28, 2014 thru the present, click here.

August 31, 2015


I'm having so much fun learning to cook at 32, that I wanted to share my cooking adventures with you. I will post my favorite recipes, with the ups and downs included, monthly in a blog. Before I got sick with my numerous health problems at 19, I loved learning to coo...

July 9, 2015

I crocheted my first ever mandala!!! And I have to say they are a lot of fun and turn out so beautiful. I love the way you can use color, cable stitches, overlapping techniques and/or more, in just a circle to create something so amazing. 


I have thought that...

April 24, 2015

One of my new favorite things to do is experiment with dying yarn! I have tried dying yarn with Kool-Aid, a lot of fun but a limit on colors, and now I'm ready for something new! For my picture tutorial on How I Dyed Yarn With Kool-Aid And Loved It! Click here



March 20, 2015

It's the first day of spring and I have a surprise for ya'll! I can release my picture tutorial and free pattern for The Happy Blossom Granny Square! So without further adieu, here it is!


For the free download, click here. And for the written pattern without pictures,...

March 4, 2015

Last summer I crocheted my mom a shawl for her birthday and ever since then I have wanted a shawl of my very own. So when I found out that one of my local craft stores was having a sale on yarn I decided to buy enough white wool yarn to dye and crochet into a shawl....

February 25, 2015

Last fall I won some beautiful sock weight yarn from Celestial Strings and I decided to turn one of the oh so soft skeins into a Christmas present for my son, Isaac. I knew he would love the dark greenish-blue tweed and I had recently seen some elf hats with earflaps t...

February 24, 2015

The morning of February 2, 2015 I found out some really devastating news that hit me really hard. We lost my baby stepsister. I still can't talk about what happened, it's too soon, too fresh, too tragic.






February 12, 2015


I had been wanting to dye yarn with kool-aid for a while now so when one of the local craft shops had a sell on yarn I decided to buy 4 skeins of wool yarn to dye. I knew that I wanted to dye the yarn in a gradient from pink to blue to crochet into a shawl. I was so e...

February 10, 2015

One day I was googling patterns and I came across a free pattern by Drops design. I fell in love with the hat and I knew I had to crochet it.



I went down to my local yarn shop, Chix with Stix and one of the really sweet ladies that works there, helped me pick out som...

January 17, 2015


I have some really INCREDIBLE NEWS!!!


I'm in the January issue of Happily Hooked Magazine !!! About a month ago Kathryn Vercillo from Crochet Concupiscence asked me if I would do an interview for her and answer some questions. Later I found out that it was for Ha...

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