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Crochet DollHouse Furniture


After I saw patterns which used pieces of cardboard or plastic  sheets with grids to make doll appliances, I thought of covering lego blocks with crochet to create an entire set of dollhouse furniture. It was simple to do and frankly, a lot of fun. The results were better than I even imagined. The base of this bed is lego, then I simply covered it … Continue reading Crochet DollHouse Furniture

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A Crocheted Playbook: My Little House


This crocheted playbook was fun to create; I think it will provide hours of playtime. It is for a granddaughter’s Christmas gift if I can wait that long to give it to her. I wanted to make sure it was still fun to play with even if the extras which can be snapped on, were lost. I crocheted a huge pocket on the back of … Continue reading A Crocheted Playbook: My Little House

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A Salute to 21st Century Fathers


I love how each generation of fathers are becoming more involved with childcare. My husband was much more involved with our children than his father ever was and my sons are even more comfortable changing diapers and bathing infants. all paintings found at http://www.upworthy.com/dad-and-daughter-relationships-as-explained-by-10-paintings One of my son-in-laws says that he could never see himself as a father a year ago and now.. well he could … Continue reading A Salute to 21st Century Fathers

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Making Something Out of Nothing


When parents are creative, using what is on hand to make do instead of constantly running to the store for ingredients or supplies, we teach our kids to be resourceful.  It is a talent which they can apply to their studies, the workplace, for entertainment as well as in their day-to-day lives at home. All my adult kids are creative and know how to substitute; … Continue reading Making Something Out of Nothing