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Softcup – Live Life Without Interruptions

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Did you know there’s an alternative to pad and tampons? I’m surprised how many women don’t. If you’re out of the loop, then allow me to introduce the Softcup!

Oh Softcup, how I love thee, let me count the ways:

No more carrying


Be My Goth Sewing Patterns

Any seamstress with a taste for the out-of-the-ordinary has likely been disappointed by the offerings of most pattern companies, which tend to cater to the mainstream. If you’re hankering for something a little bit on the dark side, then look no further than Be My Goth Patterns!

I had the pleasure of reviewing the Lucinda


My name is Lex, and I’m a crazy cat lady.

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With how often I talk about my cats, I don’t know that it’s any secret.

This is Zelda. Zelda has always been a bit of a Nervous Pervis. Even little things seem to stress him out. He gets


Crafter’s Gift Guide: The Seamstress

No need to scratch your head in confusion trying to think up a gift for a seamstress. Here are my picks for great gifts for the budding fashion designers, quilters, or hobby sewers.

Brother CS6000i Sewing MachineThis machine made my Recommended Machines list way back in 2010. At the time it had


Crafter’s Gift Guide: The Home Chef

If you need a gift for someone that has a passion for cooking, my bet is that they’d love a good kitchen gadget. Take it from me: I love food, I love cooking, and I love kitchen tools and gadgets.

Here are my gift recommendations for the chef in your life:


Craft Book Review – Folklore Crafts: Garden Gnomes and Matryoshka

It is my craftastic pleasure to be reviewing (and giving away- see the entry instructions below!) two craft books that are chock full of totally cute projects. Folklore Crafts: Garden Gnomes and Folklore Crafts: Matryoshka.

Both books have a bakers dozen of how-tos, and what I love is that the projects are simple and quick.


Brusha brusha brusha!

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I am super mega picky about toothpaste. I don’t want whitening and I ESPECIALLY don’t want toothpaste made by a company that tests on animals. The answer: Toms of Maine! And they’ve got a new flavor especially for kids: Silly


Stuff it!

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A stocking, that is.

Emptying out the stockings Christmas morning is almost more fun than opening all your gifts. Okay, that’s a lie, but we always got to check out our stockings first when I was a kid, and finding


Stay frosty

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We just bought a new house (YAY!) and there’s lots of be work done (BOO!). We’re staying in our current house until we have everything settled in the new house, so that means there’s a lot of comforts missing… like a fridge.


Olive Oil taste test!

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While I know the importance of buying quality ingredients when it comes to cooking awesome food, sometimes I just buy what’s cheap. The truth is, sometimes the cheap stuff is just as good as the high priced name brand. Other times, the