Thursday, November 8, 2012

A Fall/Wintery Sneak Peak!

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So, this time last week, it was my birthday, and most of the East Coast was recovering from Hurricane Sandy. This week, our area and East of us, was hit with a nor'easter. Mother Nature must be annoyed at us for something!

With Thanksgiving being exactly 2 weeks away, I am starting to feel the stress of having enough time to finish making everyone's Christmas gifts. As with last year, I will be making most of them, because a) I enjoy giving away and getting homemade gifts and b) I don't like the idea of spending a ton of money on gifts that people won't remember who or where it came from within a years time. I am also trying go back to a simpler way of life, and give out practical gifts instead of nonsensical ones. That being said, I have started making them, and have a pretty good idea of what I am going to be giving most of the people on my list. That, for me, is half the battle. I have one completed, another 1/2 way completed, and about an 1/8 complete on a third.

I have also been crafting and DIYing away on some other gifts and custom orders for friends! Here is a sneak peak, with a detailed post about each one of the non-Christmas gift items. But, I don't want to give away which ones are which yet!


On a side note- in the last 2 days, I have at least 5 people tell/ask me to make them some knit items, and have asked about selling them. I absolutely will be selling some scarfs, jellies and other handmade items- for now, visit my Etsy Shop!

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