What AM I Doing?


Oh my heck, it has been 9 months since I started focusing more on this be-a-blogger thing and I keep asking myself, what am I doing? Thanks to an AMAZING group of smarty pants bloggers I have the bells and whistles in place, but I realized one big thing is missing …ME! I’ve tried posting [...]

Stacking Snack Bags Pattern Release

I’m always looking for a bag to take snacks in the car or on short walks. I like to keep things easy to find. I started thinking a bag with different compartments would be so nice to have. “Stacking Snack Bags” were born! I picked up these little plastic containers at a dollar store and [...]

Pirate Day

There’s something really cool about pirates and we are all big fans at our house. We often go geocaching and sometimes even dress as pirates and use a treasure map. The following patterns are on sale to celebrate National Pirate Day! Sale ends 9/22/14. Use coupon code PIRATE when checking out of my ravelry shop and save [...]

Snappy Bridesmaids


My only daughter got married August 30, 2014 and many snappy peeps followed along as we prepared for the big day. To save as much money as possible we did several of the items ourselves and sought the least expensive route for everything else. We all were super happy with how everything turned. Overall, the [...]

Newborn Baby Pumpkin Set

Pumpkin Cutie Pie Set

A friend of mine is throwing a baby shower and the theme is “our little pumpkin”. When she asked me if I could make a cute pumpkin hat, I jumped at the chance. I thought a set would be nice to keep the little one cozy in the fall, plus makes a simple costume for [...]

Patrick Pumpkin Hat Pattern

Patrick Pumpkin Hat

Each year I design new pumpkin hats. I wanted something a little different. This pattern includes all sizes, making it great for the entire family. The base hat makes a great earflap beanie for any of your favorite features too.      Click HERE to download this pattern and add to your Ravelry library. Thank you! Materials [...]

BFB Project Off To a Great Start


Our fourth shipping season has begun and is off to a great start! Several people, including Kathy from ELK Studio and Stacy from Too Yarn Cute Crochet Magazine have helped spur interest in this project. Last week our first packages started arriving. It is always heartwarming to find stacks of packages on the porch. A [...]

2014-15 BFB Packages

Packages Received Thank you to the following people for sending packages. For each package received, I would like to give the sender a pattern of choice. Once your name is listed, please send an email and let me know which pattern you would like. Allison – PA Debra Miles – ID Mistie Bush – TX [...]