Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Hooking Wednesday

Wow!  It has been way too long since I've posted.  Sometimes life just gets a hold of you.

Since it's Wednesday, I'll share some of the things I've been hooking.

Right now I am working on 7 newborn hats and 7 newborn booties for a Baby Shower gift for my niece.  I figured it would be nice to have a hat & booty set for each day of the week.

Here are some hats that I have made recently for my own little ones:

This is my daughter's Christmas hat.  

Here's my son's owl hat, which he loves and I have no problem getting him to wear a hat now.

Stay tuned to see the 7 days of hats & booties.  I'll post pictures for those next week.

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Delicious Lemongrass

  Recently I won a candle from Music City Suds ( because I helped name their new Lemongrass soy candle, Where The Lemongrass Grows.

  It is scented with Lemongrass Essential Oil and as soon as I took off the cover, I was hit with a delicious smell of lemon.  Not a sugary lemon, but a true natural lemon.  I was very impressed with the cold throw on this, especially in a soy wax.  Well, once I started burning it, it was so much better.  The lemon scent danced wonderfully throughout my home and lingered nicely after I extinguished the flame. 
  Since there is no perfume-like smell to this candle, the strong scent is very welcoming and not overbearing in any way.
  I'm also a big fan of the country music-like names of their products.  Like "Take This Mop and Scrub It" or "Tanya Pucker" lip balm.

  So, I give this candle and Music City Suds a big thumbs up

Monday, February 20, 2012

Back To Soaping

I've got the soaping bug again.  I do love when this bug comes around, there's nothing better than good soap.
Right now I'm working on some "bakery" soaps for a Natures Garden Candles Facebook Show & Tell.  You get to post pictures of your latest creations and this coming up Thursday's theme is Bakery. 
So far I've got a strawberry cheesecake soap made and an apple crisp soap made. 
Tomorrow I'll be starting on a fudge brownie.  Do we want to make that a la mode? 

Look for pictures coming this week.  I'm just waiting for a nice sunny day so I can get some good light. 

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Here are some great Giveaways & Freebies that I've found today:

1) Thirsties 2 Duo All In Ones.  These are a nice and easy to use all in one diaper.  Enter for a chance to win 2 of them at

  • Goes on in one simple step - the diaper of choice for the occasional caretaker
  • Internal trim-fitting soaker combined with reliable waterproof exterior
  • Signature tunnel design allows for efficient washing & drying and permits customization of absorbency
  • Gentle elastic around legs and waist provide protection against leaks

2) Free Seeds from Gardens Alive.  When you request a free catalog from Gardens Alive, the catalog contains a $25 gift certificate.  If you keep your order and shipping to under $25.00, then you'll get it all for free.  We received sweet corn seeds, pumpkin seeds, watermelon seeds and onion seeds.  We went over the $25.00 a bit, but we were more than happy to pay the little difference.

Request your free catalog here:

Have fun with your planting :)

Friday, January 20, 2012

Abby's Lane Must Have Giveaway

I love cloth diapers and all the wonderful gadgets that go with them. Abby's Lane is an excellent cloth diaper store that is always having wonderful giveaways.

Right now Abby's Lane is giving away a Planet Wise Wet Bag, a Sigma Diaper Sprayer and a Planet Wises Pail Liner!

Click below to find out how to enter to win,but hurry because the winner will be drawn on Sunday, January 22nd.

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Little Miss Valentine

I love crocheting! This last weekend we went on a small trip and had a 4 hour drive there. So, I decided to do a little crocheting on the way there. I decided our new girl needed a Valentine hat.

On the way back I started a dinosaur hat for our son. Just have to finish it so I can post it.

Tomorrow I will be starting a week of crocheting for charity. I'll be crocheting every day and donating what I make to a woman & children's shelter. So look for my posts on what I'm making to help out others :)

Friday, January 13, 2012

Wow, where have I been?

I can't believe it's been so long since I posted. So, what have I been doing?
Having a baby

We had another little girl on January 6th and she is a little cutie. Her siblings can't get enough of her.

So, what else have I been doing? Crocheting like crazy. I've been crocheting hats, blankets, booties and little mittens for the baby. I'll post some pictures of the things I've been working on. Maybe even share some of the patterns.

I also just wanted to add, look out for a revamp of my blog and some GIVEAWAYS :)