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#241 of 285 Old 06-26-2008, 01:28 PM
 
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My kids would love some of those waffles! They are so cool!
Thanks! I am going to see what all is left after I make what I need this weekend. I might have enough for some mini waffles or a couple full sized. I wish I could find another sweater like that. I have no clue how it ended up like that!

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All that said, it's fun to think about, but I don't think we'll actually do it. I'm much too much against formal marriage.
I have mixed feelings about not being able to legally marry. Some days I am glad that there is not any governmental paperwork saying we are married (in their eyes) because I disagree with the way this links church and state. Most days though when I think about it I just end up being really pissed off that because I am female and the person I love is female we are not able to have the same legal protections that a couple seen as being married by the law would have. For example, I am Keagan's bio mom. Allison has adopted him. Our lawyer said that even having done that, my family could possibly fight Allison for Keagan AND WIN CUSTODY if I were to die. That is just so wrong on so many levels. And don't even get me started on the fact that I had to lie to get in to the hospital to see DP's dad when he was dying because I am not family. We had to pretend I was married to DP's brother.

Wow, that was quite the rant. Sorry.

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Today I am making wool playfood waffles! I found a wool sweater that had a really big and chunky knit look. It's tan colored. When I washed it on hot, it felted, but the chunky look remained. My sister said it looked like waffles!! What a find!
That sounds really cute! I'd love to see a pic

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How old is your oldest child? Just curious to see if I win the award for having the oldest---10 yo.
My only little one is 2.5 and quite the tornado Oh, and I am 30 (it feels so strange to see/say that!)

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What has everyone been crafting lately? Does anyone have any photos to share of finished projects? Would love to see....
I've been knitting and felting bags left and right. I think I made 5 or six in the last few weeks. I'll try to take pics tonight.

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Susannah, I totally hear you on the rights/privileges/benefits piece. Leaves me :.

The only craft blog I really read is Constant Dreamer's--it's on my blog roll.

Oh, and my own, which is not so much a craft blog as a place to stash photos of people enjoying what I make!

Small Friend C (who's 13, now, and probably needs a new handle) wants me to dip dye a silk tie for her.
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I'm 29. I will be the big 3-0 in September. :

My daughter is 4.5. I don't think we are going to win the oldest or youngest child award.

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Oh. I have no kids (just way more cats than any one household needs) and I'm 37.
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I am 29, will be 30 in Feb.

My DD is 17 months(holy crap she is getting too big too fast!!) and I am due with Ethan 08/08/08, but when Adrian(my midwife) came for taste test today, she did my 2 week exam and said that his head is descending!! : So it might be sooner than I thought!! I guess I better get my swaps finished up ASAP in case I go into labor!! And here I was thinking I had at least another month..uhoh!

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I've finished my cards and am working on some felted bags on top of my swaps, Ebay, website and Etsy orders! I'll try to post some pics of the bags tonight!

I managed to get a bunch done today...still waiting for word on my friend...so I figured I might as well do what I can!

Here is a sneak peak:

Beads for Serentabby's Earrings

Beads for Scrap's 1st Necklace

Beads for Scrap's 2nd Necklace

Raj's Hooks

I got a few of the Charms for Seren done and the Goddess markers for Cyrusmama!

Here is a Felted bag I just finished Before After

and the one I'm working on now

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I managed to get a bunch done today...still waiting for word on my friend...so I figured I might as well do what I can!

Here is a sneak peak:

Beads for Serentabby's Earrings

Beads for Scrap's 1st Necklace

Beads for Scrap's 2nd Necklace

Raj's Hooks

I got a few of the Charms for Seren done and the Goddess markers for Cyrusmama!

Here is a Felted bag I just finished Before After

and the one I'm working on now
Beautiful stuff! I love my beads!

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I am also 29, going to be 30 in November. I like being of similar age to a lot of you. I always feel so young, a lot of the moms I know around here are 10 years older than me. not all, but a lot. my dd is 3 and my ds is 1.

I'm knitting a skirt, and a turtle and some booties at the moment!

ps are we discussing things we shouldn't?

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ps are we discussing things we shouldn't?
I think we are simply discussing projects we are currently working on..I don't think it matters what those projects are for

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I recently made an onion, knitted, then felted, I'm so happy with how it turned out:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/19337958@N02/2590837564/

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Well, I've been puking....I threw up 5 times in an hour this morning. What is up with that!?! We were outside weaving a willow fence for the garden yesterday. It may have just been too much sun, raw cheese & beer. Not a good combo.

I'm 30, and my oldest will be 7 in September. Other than the fence, I'm being a lazy toad.

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Well, I've been puking....I threw up 5 times in an hour this morning. What is up with that!?! It may have just been too much sun, raw cheese & beer. Not a good combo.
Morning sickness? Hopefully it too much beer & raw cheese---hoping you feel better soon...
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Could you be preggers again? Durian is what...4 months?
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saganaga, that's ADORABLE!

More tiedye for me on the agenda for the weekend--I've got a onesie and socks set I need to get out for someone, then just some random stuff for things I don't think I can discuss here? I forget.
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We've been together 6 years. We are not into legal marriage either. We were friends for a couple months then one day we got together, he asked me to be his wife, we got preggo and have been together ever since.

I'm slacking on my cards too. I have about 12 done. I'm so tired today, I stoyed up too late too.

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I LOVE the onion!!! It looks great.
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Could you be preggers again? Durian is what...4 months?
Yes, four months. And I seriously doubt it. That would be....insane. I'm voting for too much cheese & beer. Man, I've got cool cloth pads coming to me! I want a chance to use them, darn it!! I don't think I got back my cycle until 6m pp after my last babe.

I'm feeling better. I bought some mint lemonade from a little boy down the street. I'm a sucker for lemonade stands! I need a bumper sticker..."will break for lemonade stands!"

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I : the onion!
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So I sold enough items on the trading post to pay my eBay fees and to buy myself a book. I just can't stop myself.

So what do you think I should get? I am really leaning towards doodle-stitching
But also looking at The New Crewel
But this book looks fun too.

Oh and this


cant decide
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So I sold enough items on the trading post to pay my eBay fees and to buy myself a book. I just can't stop myself.

So what do you think I should get? I am really leaning towards doodle-stitching
But also looking at The New Crewel
But this book looks fun too.

Oh and this


cant decide
I have doodle stitching and really like it. I wish I had time to actually use the book. Im so busy with other crafts that I haven't done anything with it.
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Today I am going to visit my brand new baby cousin at the hospital (my cousin and his wife's 3rd baby Madeline)::.

Then, back to making some wool food! Yesterday at a garage sale, I found a purple wool sweater. I want to think of an animal that would look neat in purple. Maybe an octopus, but I don't know if I can make that! $1 for some wool, woo hoo!

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Congratulations on the addition to your family!:

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I love that everyone is using :

I've been trying to incorporate him in every post

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So I sold enough items on the trading post to pay my eBay fees and to buy myself a book. I just can't stop myself.

So what do you think I should get? I am really leaning towards doodle-stitching
But also looking at The New Crewel
But this book looks fun too.

Oh and this


cant decide
I have been drooling over Doodle Stitching when I go to the bookstore, so I say go for that one
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Ugh, I shouldn't have been "window shopping" on eBay. Now I am thinking of getting supplies instead of a book. Being a Libra makedecision making very hard,

eBay


I have one hour 20 minutes to decide.




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Ugh, I shouldn't have been "window shopping" on eBay. Now I am thinking of getting supplies instead of a book. Being a Libra makedecision making very hard,

eBay


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The shipping seems pretty ridiculous!

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The shipping seems pretty ridiculous!
I agree but the total price seemed worth it. So I bid It it went higher than the first bid I would have given it up.

I notice that with a lot of books the shipping is compleatly ridiculous. Like $8 to ship a small book by media mail. And that is usually powersellers or book companies. Ugh! I always just look at the total price when bidding.
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I have a bad habit of reporting sellers that have outrageous shipping. It's circumventing fees. If I have to pay those ridiculous seller fees, I think everyone should! It's one of the 3000 things that bugs the crap out of me with Ebay....unfortunately, It's my biggest money maker: I do okay on Etsy and wholesale etc...but Ebay pays the bills!

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I've been playing with my new jigsaw to see what kind of fun wood things I can make and then playing with milk paint to see what kind of color/finishes I can do. It's a pretty big learning process for me.

Oh and not married (it's not legal and neither of us is a fan of legal marriage), no kids yet, and I'm 29
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