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Fixating on Improvement

December 2, 2016

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People often try to better their lives at least once. For some like me, obtaining near perfection (because reaching that goal is truly unrealistic) is an obsession that rears its ugly head in various forms. The induced stress can make or break our minds. If we can direct the stress to positive channels, great! But […]

Facing Fears on Fridays

June 17, 2016

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I know I am reiterating a past post with this topic, but I have become quite cynical and untrusting enough to leave my home except for “safe” places. I figured rewriting about these fears will help me overcome them… Have you ever been afraid to try something new? The “something” can be as simple as […]

My 2016 Mother’s Day Feelings

May 8, 2016

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Twelve years ago, I was about to take a big step into a relationship that I ended the Autumn of 2009. Now it is 2016 and I am exactly one month away from celebrating my daughter’s third birthday. Looking back, I never knew what future I could expect, and I never thought in 2009 I […]

Book Review: “Designer Crochet”

May 6, 2015

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For those folks who do not know, I was taught to crochet by my maternal Lola (grandmother in Tagalog) Gertrude and mother when I was very young, supposedly around first grade. I remember that I enjoyed the craft, but grew bored with it as I came into my tweens. At the time I never progressed […]

Charity Drive: Pounds of Handmade Love for Pounds of Love Yarn

March 27, 2015

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Just a reminder about where we will be tomorrow… We will be running the charity donation table for the first ever Hampton Roads Birth Expo, which will be at the Magnuson Hotel and Conference Center in Newport News, VA from 10AM to 4PM. This conference has many 30-60 minute informative sessions that are targeted to […]

Having and Holding Together

August 11, 2014

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Recently PepsiCo’s CEO frankly stated what it is like being a mother while running one of the largest corporations in the world. Her words were both applauded and criticized. I have been studying various people in all sorts of industries by analyzing their balance between work, craft, family, and personal space. Each of them taught […]