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Antique insulator wind chime

   I was browsing through Value Village the other day and came across some antique telephone insulators. I had seen these cool looking glass insulators used in all kinds of craft and garden projects on Pinterest. They were only a … Continue reading

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Easy Taco Chili

One of my favorite recipes to make in the fall and winter is Taco Chili. It is super easy and quick to make. If you are short on time you can whip up this yummy chili in less than 30 … Continue reading

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Miniature Diary Pendant DIY

I make these cute little diary pendant necklaces in my jewelry shop Crafty Little Gnome. I thought it would be fun to show you how to make one. All the supplies can be purchased at Michaels craft store. You will … Continue reading

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Back to Basics- Why you should take up an old school hobby

It amazes me how quickly time can pass when you are doing nothing! I have often thought it would be great if we could direct the time we spend zoned out in front of the TV or playing on our … Continue reading

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Hot Buttered Rum

My husband and I took our daughter on a drive around Bellingham the other night to check out the local Christmas light displays around the neighborhood. My daughter loves Christmas even though she is only two and doesn’t understand what … Continue reading

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4 Tips to Kickstart Weight loss

As we approach the New Year, losing weight and getting healthy will be one of the most popular New Year’s resolutions. There are so many fad diets out there, it can be a nightmare trying to figure out what to … Continue reading

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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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Coconut Egg Nog

I have never been a huge egg nog fan, but my husband Rob loves it so I thought I would whip up a batch from scratch just for him. I put a new spin on this classic Christmas drink by … Continue reading

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Christmas Giveaway!

      It’s the most wonderful time of the year! It’s been a while since I have hosted a Crafty Little Gnome Jewelry giveaway. What better time to giveaway some goodies than the holiday season? One lucky winner will … Continue reading

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