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Meet A Maker: Crocheting with The Warm Yeti

Today we’re chatting with Stacey Sveinbjornson, the maker behind the Warm Yeti.  Crocheting is no longer just for grandmas.  Hookers (as they’re known in the crochet world) make really cool toques, slippers, blankets, scarves and more that you’d be proud to wear or use in your home.  I recently asked

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The Secret Posts of Shifting Roots

I’ve been keeping secrets from you. Sometimes I have posts that sit in the draft box forever.  Why do they never come out?  Sometimes I’m not sure if they’re exciting enough or I think they will do better on Pinterest.  I’m also not sure that you want to be subjected

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Making Flower Crowns at WRKSHP Creative

Where can a grown woman make & wear a flower crown and have it be socially acceptable? At WRKSHP Creative. I was lucky to take part in the first Galentines Day event headed by the duo Karyn Kimberley and Crystal Brodeur, and taught by Joanne Morris of Twig and Bloom.

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Bright and Fun Boy’s Birthday Party

We celebrated our son’s birthday party on the weekend and it was so much fun.  I can’t believe our little man is already 5. He’s spunky and smart, thoughtful and kind–basically the best kind of little boy.  (I’m horribly biased.)  He loves trains, yaks, yellow, chameleons, planets, and being with

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How to Divide and Propagate Succulents

Two years ago one of my students gave me a pot of succulents as a thank you gift.  My love affair with succulents began.  They did well that first summer, then over the winter one of the varieties died and the other two looked not far behind.  I kept them

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Easy & Simple Valentines Day Cupcake Decorating

You’ve promised to bring cupcakes for Valentines Day and now it’s 10PM the night before and you’re regretting your life decisions.  No skills?  No problem.  Even if you can’t work a piping bag to save your life, I’ve got you covered.

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Kristen

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Hi, I'm Kristen and I help new gardeners learn to grow their own vegetables and beautify their yards. I also share recipes that use all that delicious garden produce. Grab a coffee (and your gardening gloves) and join me for gardening tips, simple recipes, and the occasional DIY, all from the lovely city of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

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