Monthly Archives: January 2016

Mystery Crossword Puzzle

I did this crossword several years ago, and I may have posted it back then.  I’m pretty sure though, for some reason, I didn’t post the answer.  Even if I did, it’s all new today, right? I’d love to do … Continue reading

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Embroidery Books: Charm and Inspiration

This year craft wise I’m all about embroidery.  Those tidy little stitches are such fun to work with and the results are so beautiful.   It is my habit to look at books for guidance while I’m learning anything new. I’ve … Continue reading

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Hoth Word Find

I’m in a puzzler mood.  2016 is a stinker. Must. Keep. Mind. Busy.    Here’s a simple wordfind using words from The Empire Strikes Back: Hoth

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Mystery Bingo

Yay! I cleverly created a Mystery Bingo sheet over on my back-from-the-grave reading blog.  All you need to do is read, enjoy, reward yourself for every Bingo.  What’s not to like? https://merlynperilous.wordpress.com/2016/01/11/merlyns-mystery-readers-bingo/

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Botanical Interests Elegant Downloadable Coloring Book

Seed company Botanical Interests has a free coloring book with the most strikingly beautiful flowers for you to draw. https://www.botanicalinterests.com/botanical-interests/botanical-interests-coloring-book?utm_source=Weekly+Newsletter&utm_campaign=83d719b794-desktop_wallpaper_download_12_31_15&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_17be3505db-83d719b794-51916541 The Drawings are finely detailed, but you can color with your implement of choice.  I’ve been using a selection of … Continue reading

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Embroidery: Strawberry Mason Jar

I found some embroidery kits last month and they’re more than just cross stitching.  After looking at a few tutorials, I’ve begun a set of mason jar towels for each day of the week. Here are my first efforts with … Continue reading

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One Movie Trilogy To Rule Them All

I was up till 3 in the morning watching Return of The King.  My plan had been one of the films each night, but as soon as I finished the Two Towers, in went Return of the King.  I don’t … Continue reading

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