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  1. Thread: Selling on etsy

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    I sold some baby quilts I made by hand...but I am...

    I sold some baby quilts I made by hand...but I am not a business person and didn't keep up with promoting my items. Then they fall to the end of the list and really aren't seen. I think the quality...
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    My college girl lives at home and relations are...

    My college girl lives at home and relations are often tense...but she does her laundry and keeps her area clean and her share of kitchen chores. I wash my own dishes and really do nothing for her....
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    That recipe looks divine...I plan to make some...

    That recipe looks divine...I plan to make some tomorrow. I find all the Simply Recipes I've tried to be excellent. Thanks!
  4. Thread: On letting go

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    I have a college girl who is exactly that way...

    I have a college girl who is exactly that way still and has been that way since she was very young! Even if I try to sell a household item on craigslist, she often gets very upset. She still has...
  5. Thread: Quilting

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    The quilting bug has bitten me too. I am quilting...

    The quilting bug has bitten me too. I am quilting like crazy now. Just finished a lovely toddler quilt in blue, green and white and am now onto an alphabet quilt with appliqued pictures for each...
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    I was retired from my job, not my choice, 6 years...

    I was retired from my job, not my choice, 6 years ago at 62 after a natural disaster. A year later, I reinvented myself to a life of part time work and much more time for my own pursuits. I live on...
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    This isn't a site, but today I visited the Blue...

    This isn't a site, but today I visited the Blue Hanger in Austin, Goodwill's outlet store and picked up 3 all cotton dresses...1 blue and white seersucker, 1 pink and white seersucker and 1 vintage...
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    I love ikeahackers...some amazingly creative...

    I love ikeahackers...some amazingly creative ideas.

    http://iliketomakethings.blogspot.com
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    As for automatic windows....so expensive to fix!...

    As for automatic windows....so expensive to fix! I couldn't believe what it cost to fix the driver's side window of my Honda CRV.

    However, when I rented a car this winter in Tucson, the economy...
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    I just came across this thread and like it. When...

    I just came across this thread and like it. When I am not working, I make a list of what I will do each day in a small notebook. It helps keep me on track...even if it is just for pleasurable...
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    That is amazing! Where do you live?

    That is amazing! Where do you live?
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    I like this idea. I am beginning my once in a...

    I like this idea. I am beginning my once in a great while super cleaning...starting with my craft studio/closet and bathroom...doing one room at a time. I've been in this apartment for 5 years and...
  13. Thread: April Gratitude

    by Jinger
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    Thankful for good health for me and my family and...

    Thankful for good health for me and my family and for a magical a day today at Round Top, TX for Market Days....exhausting fun treasure hunting.

    http://ilketomakethings.blogspot.com
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    I'm going to look for that book in my library...

    I'm going to look for that book in my library right now...thanks!

    http://iliketomakethings.blogspot.com
  15. Thread: Sewing projects

    by Jinger
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    Polliwog...thank you so much. I just love to make...

    Polliwog...thank you so much. I just love to make things, usually out of nothing except what I have on hand. Right now I am finishing the free desk for my college girl...just need to spray the...
  16. We need an Aldi's in Austin, TX....I so want to...

    We need an Aldi's in Austin, TX....I so want to shop there.

    http://iliketomakethings.blogspot.com
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    SRP, can you give a link to the company of the...

    SRP, can you give a link to the company of the produce bags, please.

    http://iliketomakethings.blogspot.com
  18. Thread: He's here!

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    Congratulations to the happy family.

    Congratulations to the happy family.
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    I'm afraid I'll make this my summer goal when it...

    I'm afraid I'll make this my summer goal when it is too HOT in central Texas to be outside much. Right now I have to take advantage of early nice spring day outdoors. I'll be reading your updates...
  20. Thread: Sewing projects

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    I just cut out fabric for 4 patchwork owl...

    I just cut out fabric for 4 patchwork owl stuffies that I'm making to sell. But, won't get to sewing them until my work session is over towards the end of April.
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    I am in extreme frugal mode, trying to pay down...

    I am in extreme frugal mode, trying to pay down debt without having to work full time. My most frugal summer activity is swimming outdoors...either in a neighborhood pool, my apartment complex pool,...
  22. Thread: March Frugals

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    My college student who lives at home has decided...

    My college student who lives at home has decided to take over the dining table in our small apartment for her study area. Last week I was drawn to our local thrift store and there is the Blessings...
  23. Thread: March Raves

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    So happy for many things right now, but the top 2...

    So happy for many things right now, but the top 2 are: Sleep....I finally have some after 2 weeks of trying to adjust to daylight savings. It's amazing to see what sleep deprivation does to my...
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    I love all these comments and Dhiana, the art...

    I love all these comments and Dhiana, the art group sounds lovely! How did it start....I'd enjoy belonging to something like that as long as it was amateurs.

    As of today, my 2nd UFO is nearing...
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    I've been saving cards I like that have been sent...

    I've been saving cards I like that have been sent to me, cut off the back, glue the front to folded card stock and voila a new recycled card! I found a huge set of assorted unused card size envelopes...
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