Crochet Mermaid Blanket

Crochet Mermaid Blanket

This week I finished working on my second mermaid tail blanket and I had a lot of fun working on this project.  I have 2 daughters, one that is seven and one that is three.  My three year old is quickly learning that her older sister has some things mommy made for her that she [...]

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My Thoughts on Censorship in America Today and a Look Back on My Thoughts on Censorship in America From 2012

Before this website I started a blog : Made the Flowers Myself.  In 2012 I wrote a post about my thoughts on having just read Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury in juxtaposition with my husband, Jason, having just bought our first e-reader.  I am going to repost what I wrote in 2012 down below, at [...]

Upcycled Coffee Table to Fit in With A Flea Market and Cottage Decorated Home for Less Than $50 Total

Upcycled Coffee Table to Fit in With A Flea Market and Cottage Decorated Home for Less Than $50 Total

This past week I have been on a mission to find and upcycle some furniture for my home.  We spend a lot of time and money and resources on the outside of our home, on the land, on the animals and just outside activities in general.  It is easy sometimes to not prioritize upgrading certain [...]

What I Teach My Children – A Mother’s Thoughts During the Riots Against America 2020

I am a mother of two children living in Oklahoma.  My children do not see people based on the color of their skin.  My children judge someone by the grin or scowl on their face when they meet them.  My children judge people by the inflection and pitch of their voices when we talk with [...]

I made over 300 sales in masks on Etsy in the month of April 2020. This is What Happened During the Pandemic As An Etsy Seller. 

I made over 300 sales in masks on Etsy in the month of April 2020.  This is What Happened During the Pandemic As An Etsy Seller. 

I made over 300 sales in masks on Etsy in the month of April.  These sales could be a quantity of 1 or a quantity up to 10.  I would say I conservatively made to order about 500 masks in less than 30 days.  I am going to speak honestly here, I have had a [...]