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Tutorial: Bib necklace using vintage finds

By Stefanie Japel
Though they've been around for a while now, I still love a good bib necklace. Especially one that I can make myself.  With vintage thrift shop finds. In a cute spring color. Using a really great tutorial like the one you'll find from Three Sisterz if you click on the image below: Read more »

Gardening Blog

Kale Chips: Must-try snack of the moment

By Stefanie Japel
Did you plant kale this year?  There's probably still enough time to get some started so that you don't miss out on this green-of-the-moment. (click on the image above for some kale-growing tips.) According to the article Raving About Kale Chips, "Kale is an excellent source of vitamin A, vitamin C, and potassium.  It’s a good source of calcium, iron and folate and contains phytochemicals, including lutein, which helps improve vision and fights against cancer." Which is why kale is everywhere Read more »

Crocheting Blog

Tutorial: Easy Vintage Button

By Stefanie Japel
Whether you scrapbook, sew, quilt, knit, crochet, or make jewelry... this cute and easy vintage spool button tutorial from Bettyjoy Tutorials will show you how to turn a piece of vintage memorabilia that you might already have in your kit into a button! Read more »