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HomeSpun Gourmet Candy Peanut Brittle

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What is it about the holidays that makes me instantly think of cookies, candy, and peanut brittle? Perhaps it’s all those marvelous memories I have of being a young girl, tree lights sparkling magically in the living room corner, while Mom made extraordinary smells emerge from the oven at astonishing speeds. Her homemade cookies, hand rolled truffles, and lovingly poured peanut brittle knew no equals.

Fast forward 20 years, and I can’t seem to recreate those memories no matter how hard I try! I make some darn good cookies, and every so often I can pull off a hand rolled truffle that...

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Book Review: Dating the Wrong Men

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Growing up, there were several key pieces of sage advice my dear Mama passed down, in an effort to help me navigate the highways and byways of making it through this life {relatively} unscathed. One I remember most was, ‘Before you meet the handsome prince, you have to kiss a lot of frogs’. As usual, was Mama right!

My adventures into the dating world would be considered laughable, at best; downright frightening, at worst. That’s why I was so delighted to stumble across the book Dating the Wrong Men, written by the lovely Kelly Rossi...

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‘Blessed’ Quilled Banner Craft

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Knock, knock. Me again! Aren’t you glad I’m only here in your computer and not actually showing up at your door during the Thanksgiving holidays?! :D I would bring a pie or something, but since I’m pretty sure uninvited guests aren’t real high on your priority list, I’ll just stick to the computer screen.

{You’re welcome}

Even though I’m only coming to you thanks to a broadband network, I do still come bearing gifts! Hopefully, you were here yesterday to get in on my cute ‘Thankful’ Button Craft, which I was ab...

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‘Thankful’ Button Craft

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Hey guys! Happy {early} Thanksgiving!

Who here loves Thanksgiving as much as I do? Go ahead, raise your hand.

{It’s okay, I won’t judge}

How could there be a better holiday than one where you gather and spend time with the people who matter the most to you and then stuff yourself silly to boot? Definitely tops in my book!

At this time of year, everyone likes to discuss all the many things they’re thankful for- and I have a list longer than my arm...

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Day 7: Blingy Swirl Covered

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Howdy! Thanks for checking in for Day 7 of my #31daysofpumpkins craftstravaganza! Now that my computer is back and working at optimum performance, I can finally finish posting all the awesome pumpkins I created during the month of October using only inexpensive Dollar Store and craft store finds!

I know it seems a touch silly to do this so long after the fact, but I worked HARD on those suckers! And my computer going toes up wasn’t my fault… so, I refuse to let being a little late stop me from posting at all!

Th...

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Day 6: Creepy Bug Covered

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Me again! Today is Day 6 of my #31DaysofPumpkins craftstravaganza! Don’t laugh because it’s already 9 days past Halloween and you think it’s past time for pumpkins. It’s not my fault my laptop bit the dust and I had to wait for my wonderful I.T. hubby to find time to fix it (alas, the cobbler’s children never have shoes…)

{And for the record, it’s never past time for pumpkins. Not even creepy bug covered ones.}

So prepare for me to catch up fast- rapid fire pumpkin posts heading your way!

Have I told you how ha...

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Day 5: Spider Lace Covered

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Howdy! We’re on Day 5 of my #31DaysofPumpkins craftstravaganza! I know y’all think I’m never going to catch up, but you’re wrong! I have most of my pumpkins done and now I just have to do all the blogging. So, don’t be surprised if you see a plethora of pumpkin posts! (Aye, I adore alliteration!) :D 

Regardless, I’m SUPER glad you’re here. If you missed Days 1-4, you can find them hereherehere, and here. Please check them out and then follow me on FBTwitterPinterestGoogle+, or via email to make ...

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Day 4: Torn Book Page Covered

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Welcome to Day 4 of my #31DaysofPumpkins craftstravaganza event- I’m so glad you’re here! I know I’m still behind (don’t remind me!) but I am slowly but surely catching up. Luckily, I have quite a few pumpkins finished and in the lineup- waiting to be premiered!

If you missed Days 1-3, you can find them herehere, and here. Please check them out and then follow me on FBTwitterPinterestGoogle+, or via email to make sure you don’t miss a single one of the 31 days! It’s going to be craftastic!

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Day 3: Pipe Cleaner Covered

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Welcome to Day 3 of my #31daysofpumpkins craftstravaganza! So happy to have you here!

If you missed Day 1 and/or 2, you can find them here and here. Please check them out and then follow me on FB, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+, or via email to make sure you don’t miss a single one of the 31 days! It’s going to be craftastic!

I’ve really been enjoying all the creativity that’s been flowing through my house while making these pumpkins. It’s fun coming up with an idea and then watching something form out of nothing...

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Day 2: Duct Tape Covered

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If you’re checking in for Day 2 of my #31daysofpumpkins craftstravaganza, welcome back!

If you’re just now stumbling across the blog, welcome to you too and don’t forget to click here to check out Day 1!

If you’re wondering what in the world I’m blathering on about, I decided to utilize the 31 days of October to create 31 different and adorable pumpkin crafts- because I firmly believe there is no such thing as too much pumpkin!

Follow me on FB, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+, or via email to make sure you don’t mi...

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