Hello! I thought I’d start a “How to Crochet” series for anyone interested.  Before we get into how to actually make stitches, there are some important things to discuss. Crocheting is a form of needlework or fiber art that uses various types of yarns and strings with hooks of different sizes to create a wide…

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I’m finally going to do it. I’m hopping across the giant Atlantic Puddle, and I’m way too excited. 29 days will likely be quickly scooped up in history, but not nearly as fast as I’m hoping! I WANT TO GO TODAY!!! I’ll be hopefully doing at least one or two articles/week about the fun over…

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The BEST frozen popsicles – Homemade – Simple – Delicious – Low Calorie   For some places around the world (like where I’m currently sitting in Antigua, Caribbean), “summer” is a constant. Other places, (like my hatching land of Ontario, Canada), only sees the heat for a few short months (read: hours).   But what…

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Let’s have a discussion about communication! Below are some of the ways I personally have communicated​ with others. Not all of them are positive, but they can AFFECT an EFFECT that might not be expected. Without going into details, in the last couple of weeks, I’ve had some hard conversations, and some even truly deep…

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First off, I’m gonna say that you can legit do this with a host of veggies and other fun stuff, as it’s similar to the cream of multi-veggie soup I posted back in… November I think it was. Creamy Veggie Soup Recipe If this is your first recipe from me, you’ve gotta know, I’m not…

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I struggled with this post. I struggle with thinking about it, putting it into words, and putting those words on paper. In black and white on my computer screen, they seem so much simpler, so much less of a big deal. But Alzheimer’s disease is a big deal. It affects about 5.5 million people in…

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This week’s budget idea might be a bit of a harder one for some, but once you’re able to see a fw possible ways to tweak your utilities-usage, you can be saving HUNDREDS of dollars a year that can be going toward things like vacations, down payments on large purchases, etc. Think about using a…

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Trolls of the Internet – these people are easily spotted but are not only within a particular demographic, can be in any culture, race, age, gender identification, economic position, belief structure, education level; you name it, a troll can fit into that category. They fall into one of four main categories:
The Seemingly Harmless Troll, The…

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For some silly reason, this has #1 stamped on it, but I assure you, it’s not. This is #7 in our Healthy Challenge. Healthy living isn’t about just eating apples and doing sit-ups. It is about living a wholly well-rounded life that is completely with mind, body, and lifestyle.

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Internet Trolls. How do we identify them? How do we spot them in action? How do we avoid the pitfalls, and how do we circumnavigate around these feral beings? Are you one? Chances are, we’ve all made a “one off” kind of vague post, or commented on a thread, knowing that we’re likely going to…

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This one is a simple, yet challenging creative idea! Sometimes, all we need is the basic start to get us going. We get so stuck in how we are doing a particular style of writing, genre, or even just the mindset, and need a bit of a push to get us to think outside of…

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How often are you opening your bills with a sense of dread? Are you due to pay more than you’re expecting? Perhaps it’s a good idea to see how efficiently you are using your utilities, and see where you can save money in the long run by doing things like adding weather stripping to your…

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