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Certain things just sound delicious.  It’s in the name.  Like clotted blood sausage. Sorry, clotted blood sausage is actually proof of the opposite fact; that certain things just sound undelicious.   If you drizzled a crisp, light, pastry with chocolate and […]

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Christmas Present Dioramas Up Close

  Yup!  It’s a surprise Tuesday post.   I wanted to give you a close up view of the Christmas wrapping I did this year and if I didn’t do it on a Tuesday (instead of when I regularly post […]

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Christmas House Tour 2014

  Welcome to my home.  Please don’t stay long.  You’ll mess the place up .  It hasn’t been this tidy since last Christmas’ photo shoot.       The foyer.  On the centre hall table is a glass cake pedestal […]

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Your Chance to Show Off

I can remember it like it was yesterday (which means I can’t remember it at all). There I was at some place, doing some thing that I vaguely remember made me happy. Or maybe it was sad. I was happy […]

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DIY gifts you still have time to make!

It happened again. With the stealth of a jungle cat, Christmas has come screaming out of the bushes ready to eat us alive. Or at the very least, have us eat ourselves to death. It’s a surprise every year. Christmas […]

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The Art of Doing Stuff Shop is now open.

The Art of Doing Stuff now has a shopping page.  “What is that?!”  you curious questioners ask. Well I’ll tell you.  If you look over to the right hand sidebar of the page you’ll see something that’s never been there […]

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A Christmas Conversation with Betty

The holidays are upon us and with that comes the most important part of the holiday season; making memories. Getting back in touch with friends and family who we haven’t seen in … well about half a day in my […]

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Learn how to make Spun Sugar.

  There are a couple of reasons why you want to make some spun sugar this holiday season and a couple of reasons why  you don’t. Let’s go through the list of why you DO want to make it first. […]

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A fast, easy DIY present idea.
Day Planner Hack

    Sometimes we love someone so much we want to buy them the greatest present in the world.  But sometimes we don’t have enough money for that and also we remember how they once said our hair looked bad […]

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Shop Local day is tomorrow!

    Last week I realized, as most of us do, that I needed a custom made 3″ rubber stamp with a cleaver on it. Immediately.  Who among us hasn’t been in that situation?  So I did what you probably […]

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The Ultimate Christmas Gift Guide.

It’s the most wonderful time of the year!  Unless you have  no idea what you’re going to buy people, in which case it’s the most not wonderful time of the year.  The presents.  It’s always the presents.  You want something […]

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Diorama Present Toppers.
Say Goodbye to the Bow.

Here are the things I’ve done to avoid writing this post today.   1.  Rearranged all the accessories in my living room. 2.  Cleaned out the kitty litter box. 3.  Checked the chickens to see how far along in their […]

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Although I have remained unscathed, I am not responsible if you hurt yourself while cleaning your gutters or trying to tame a chipmunk.