Category Archives: Everything Else

Creating a Sustainable Home

  I’ve been looking for some ideas on how to make the transition to an entirely sustainable home. It’s a dream of mine that I hope will happen one day. There is a lot to do before I get anywhere … Continue reading

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Checking Into the Bates Motel

Have you ever seen the TV show Bates Motel? It’s a contemporary prequel to the classic  Hitchcock movie Psycho. The show is filmed near us, just a few blocks across the Canadian border in Aldergrove B.C. For those of you … Continue reading

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Changes Ahead! The Future of Crafty Little Gnome

Hello Friends, I hope you are enjoying your long weekend. I want to let you in on some upcoming changes happening on the blog. I have been thinking a lot about what I am trying to accomplish by blogging and … Continue reading

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Summer Time!

Hey Friends, Things have been a little quiet around here lately. I am doing really well since my appendix surgery (feeling 100% better) and have been surviving this crazy heat wave we have been experiencing in the Pacific Northwest. A … Continue reading

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Resolutions

A new year. A fresh start. There is something about the beginning of the year that feels so exciting. I think we all have such great intentions on New Years day to make this “Our Best Year Ever.” We tell … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays!

Hey there Friends! It’s been a while hasn’t it?  Hope you all had a great holiday, whatever it might be that you celebrate.I must say I am very glad 2014 is coming to a close and December is almost behind … Continue reading

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My Baby is One!!!

Happy Birthday to my little girl Chloe! Today is my baby’s first birthday! We celebrated with friends, hot dogs and cupcakes and we have more celebrations planned this weekend. I can’t believe how fast this year has gone by. Here … Continue reading

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Hey, How Ya Doin’?

California Poppy growing near the goat barn I’ve been taking a bit of a blogging break for a while. Sometimes it’s nice to take a break and enjoy life without stressing too much about keeping up with this website. Life … Continue reading

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Tulip Festival 2014

Every April we make the 45 minute car ride out to Skagit Valley for the annual Tulip Festival. Tulip farmers grow magnificent fields full of acres and acres of gorgeous tulips. This year we brought along baby Chloe for her … Continue reading

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How to Use Pinterest to Promote Your Blog or Online Shop

One of my top “clicked on” items on Pinterest Did you know that one of the biggest sources of traffic for this blog and my jewelry shop Crafty Little Gnome is Pinterest?  It seems that after Google, Pinterest is my  … Continue reading

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