Imagination and creativity, you can't have one without the other. If you are a creative person you must have an active imagination to go along with it.
Imagine being an impressionable young girl living in the 1800's, member of a wealthy plantation family, falling in love with a young man who is well beneath your station in life. Imagine being torn between your true...
Stitching on plastic canvas is one of those crafts that have been around for years. There are many things you can make with plastic canvas. It is versatile, easy to handle, and looks terrific when.
Imagine the face of a new bride and groom when they open a gift made especially made for them personally by you. A wedding sampler will give them a life time of enjoyment.
Nothing makes a piece of chicken tastier than a good marinade. Be it sweet or tangy or even a combination of the two, you will find a marinade just for you.
You've been looking at you kitchen or bathroom thinking that it needs that extra something to dress it up. You haven't been able to put you finger on it but you know it's missing something. What would be better than a...
What better gift can you give to give someone special than a personalize gift in a jar?
What a beautiful wedding ice sculpture. So, you've decided to add an ice sculpture to your wedding decor. Great choice. An ice sculpture is a elegant, eye-catching work of art. Now that you have made that decision you...
Perseverance is that extra push that keeps you going when you want to throw up you hands and quit. Without that little quality called perseverance you will never meet your goals.
The nighttime rainbow is a beautiful and unusual site. If you are lucky enough to view one you will never forget it.
You'll find some of the cutest cross stitch patterns for babies you've ever seen. What could be a better baby gift than one personally stitched by you?
What better gift to give than a gift in a jar made especially for a special person. A personalized gift in a jar shows just how much you care.
Included is a list of over 100 Victorian names and their meanings. Also find etiquette rules for both ladies and gentlemen.
There are many unexplained things about our bodies. One of the more fascinating fact is that each person has their own tongue print.
Are you looking for inspirational quotes to lift your spirits? The kind of quotes that will motivate you to do your best? You've come to the right spot.
Saying good-bye to a loved one or friend can be one of the hardest things you will ever have to do. Just know that they will always be with you in your heart.
No matter how you look at it breaking up is hard to do. You go through a period of grief that can put you out of commission for a while. There are do's and don'ts for post breakup that will make it a little easier.
Baby showers are fun and full of promise. A special gift at this time is especially appreciated.
Friendship, one of the most important relationships in life, is different things to different people. There are many types of friends, each more important than the next.
A gift-in-a-jar for pets is a sure way to touch the pet lover in your life. Imagine their delight when they realize that you remembered their little loved one.
Your character is the most important thing you possess. If you have a good character people will trust you and see you as a good person.
St. Patrick's Day is a wonderful time of the year. It's the holiday when green beer is available and it's acceptable to see leprechauns.
The Supreme Court of the U.S. met for the first time on February 1, 1790. Abraham Lincoln was born on February 12, 1809. Super Bowl XLIV will be held February 6th at the Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas. On...
Everyone knows about Las Vegas, Nevada. We all know it's the favorite place to visit. Did you know that 80% of all visitors to Las Vegas return for another visit?
Carrots are not only the favorite vegetable of Bugs Bunny, they are a favorite of mine. They are great to nibble on between meals and look good on your plate.
Memories are the dearest things we have. Loving memories of past friends, pictures of your past life.
Lincoln, Nebraska at Sunset Image from bing.com/images Donut holes may not be sold in Lehigh, Nebraska. It is illegal to fly a plane when drunk. In Waterloo, Barbers are forbidden to eat onions between 7 AM and 7...
I love winter. The chilly nights when you bundle up and drink hot chocolate, the crunch of freshly fallen snow underneath my feet. Everything smells so fresh.
Chocolate, one of those well loves foods of comfort. Most people love chocolate, and why not. It is delicious, sweet, creamy, and helps you feel better in a time of crisis. Recipe included.
December, the wonderful month of snow, ice skating, Christmas, and all things good.
The fear of permanent loss of identity. The fear of loss of control. The fear that there is nothing after death. The fear of physical pain at the time of death The fear of the loss of youth. The fear of an...
What leads to success? You need to want it, know it can happen, work for it. Success is different things to different people. You need to decide what success means to you.
Montana is one of the most beautiful states I've seen. The mountains, streams, and lakes make it a nature lovers dream.
Your wedding day is coming up, no one is sure who is responsible for what expense. Of course, you can arrange expenses anyway you wish. Here you will find the quintessential guide to who pays what.
Find quotes and sayings to help you express just how much these defenseless animal need your protection. All over the world there are examples of endangered species. These animal quotes help you let everyone know just...
Sloppy Joes are a long loved recipe. As an adult you can remember waiting anxoiusly waiting for mom to place that plate in front of you so you could dig in. As an adult you want to make sure you supply your shild with...
Mississippi River from veranda of Nottoway Plantation. Image from freelargehhotos.com Promising to marry a woman to seduce her is illegal in Mississippi. It is illegal to teach others what pologmy is. Houses...
Minnesota a grand and glorious state. Home of the popular author Laura Ingalls Wilder.
Every color has it's own special meaning. Have you ever wondered what makes a hospital paint their walls a cool green? Read and find out.
Snowmen are one the favorite symbols of winter. They are cute and cuddly looking. Imagine your loved one's surprise when you present them with a plate of homemade snowman cookies.
Short Christmas saying, just the thing you need to help personalize all of the little gifts you give at Christmas.
There are angels all around us. There are earth angels that live among us that love and help us along the way. And there are heavenly angels who suddenly appear just when we need them.
There are angels among us in every shape and form. They surround us with love and safety.
Have you ever tried the Amish friendship cake starter? If you haven't you are in for a treat. This started makes the moistest, flavorful cake you'll ever have.
Remember that special aunt or uncle that always showed how much they cared? Now you can show them how much you care by sending them a loving quote.
Angels come is all sizes, shapes, and species. It's about that time when you need to begin thinking about angel crafts for Christmas. Come and look at free patterns for angel crafts.
Teaching is one of the most rewarding careers you can choose. Each day is a new exciting adventure. Come on in and read a few of these funny, sometime belly laughing, quotes.
Massachusetts has it's share of crazy, loony laws such as the one that says it is illegal to put tomatoes in clam chowder. It is also full fun facts and historical tidbits. Did you know that there is a house in...
This article includes a recipe for Amish Funeral Cake, Amish Funeral pie and Amish pie Dough.
The Amish have a handle on how to treat wounds. Their home remedies have been around for years.
Fried dough has been a favorite of my family for years. I have included recipes that you will enjoy and make your own.
Weddings like anything else in our lives are filled with tradition and superstition. Each culture has it own person set of them. Interestingly enough many seemed to cross over to other cultures.
Inner beauty is a beauty that shines within you. These quotes and sayings help pinpoint the different things people look for when looking for the beauty inside. Many of these beautiful sayings can be used in a card,...
A favorite childhood memory is eating that old time candy that we can't find anymore. What ever happened to Fizzies? That wonderful sweet fizzsy drink. My personal favorite back then wa cinnamon toothpicks. There...
Crocheting an afghan is a labor of love. Imagine a loved one opening up a gift from you that you made with your two hands. They would be thrilled. Here you will find many patterns to choose from.
Beauty is different things to different people. Some people look at outer beauty and some look at inner beauty. Beauty quotes and sayings is filled with many different perspectives of beauty and being beautiful.
You need hope in your life to carry forward and to fulfill your dreams. Faith, hope, and love will always carry you through.
embroidery floss To a dedicated stitcher like me there is nothing worse than running out of a particular color of floss during the middle of a project. Where I live I have to travel at least 30 miles to find a store...
Children are the most important thing in our lives. Watching them grow and learn is a unforgettable experience. In this article I have compiled a set of quotes, sayings, and proverbs that are sure to touch your heart...
Different styles look better on some than others. We all want to look good, that's a given. To look your best, you need to dress for your body type.
Quilling is a beautiful form of art. How wonderful to be able to obtain patterns for free.
A good pattern for a versatile cross stitch border is invaluable. The more you use it the more uses you find for it. A gift with an added little border, many of them are only a few stitches, gives the receiver a warm...
Throughout history, brothers and sisters have been friends, enemies, and loving family members. Find quotes here to show how much you care about your sibling.
Kansas has had some pretty crazy laws on their books. Did you know that dead chickens cannot cross the road in Kansas?
Indiana has it's own unique collection of crazy, loony laws, ranaging from forbidding people to eat watermelon in the park to declaring gossip as being illegal.
Cross stitch has been around for years and years. It has stood the test of time to become one of the most beautiful stitching arts. Come and enjoy the art of cross stitching.
It's never too early to start making your homemade gifts for the Holidays. You will find dozens of free crossstitch patterns to suit your every need. There's nothing more personal than a homemade gift.
March is a remarkable month not only does it contain Peanut Butter Lover's day but it also is the beginning of spring.
Marie Osmond is a very talented woman. She can sing, act, and design.
Fabric sheets are more than just fabric softeners. You wouldn't believe all of the everyday uses for a simple fabric softener sheet. They can be used for everything from keeping ants off your windowsill topicking up...
Hawaii, a land of diverse cultures and beauty is one place you need to put on your bucket list. Known as the most remote place on earth it is also the most populated.
If you cross stitch as much as I do you jump at the chance to get a free pattern. Here online there are many patterns for you to choose from ranging from beginner to experienced.
Goods news for all the berry lovers out there. Not only are blackberries delicious, they are good for you. You'll find some super recipes guaranteed to please the most discerning palate.
The correct size needle is important when cross stitching. If you are using a needle too large or too small it is hard to get your stitches to be even and lie flat. So you see, size does matter.
Cabbage, the oldest vegetable known, is not only delicious but healthy. It can be eaten cooked, raw, steamed and more ways than you can imagine.
Arkansas is a beautiful scenic state. Imagine yourself going down the Little Arkansas River on a raft. What about Devil's Den State Park, the scenery will blow you away.
Insomnia is one of those things that many of us experience on a regular basis. Fortunately there are things you can do that will tame the insomnia. One of which is to develop a relaxing routine that you follow every...
Quilling is one of the most beautiful crafts out there, it has been around for hundreds of years. Unfortunately it can be hard sometimes to find the paper you need. The solution is to shop online.
Alaska is one of the most beautiful state in North America. It is a spot where you have the best fishing and hunting along with views that you won't believe.
There are many brands of embroidery floss. The four most popular are DMC, Anchor, J & P Coats, and Janlynn. Many people have turned to the internet to buy their cross stiting thread because it is sdo hard to find it...
Potassium is one of those little minerals that is much more important that they have imagines. It is important to know what are the symptoms of low potassium, where you can get potassium, and what ca
Comfort food is different for each person. It is the food that brings back memories of good times, security, and love. Sick or sad, comfort foods make you feel better.
Salt is no longer just another condiment. It can be used for cleaning, spackling, and oh so many more things. Take another look at your ordinary table salt and see what more it can do for you.
We're all left ith leftovers during holiday time, mostly turkey. In these hard economic times we need to use these leftover to our advantage. Included are family friendly recipes that are sure to please.
It's surprizing how true the saying, A moment on the lips, a lifetime on the hips" really is. It seems everytime I eat it goes straight to my hips. What you need is to rev up your motabolism and believe it or not, you...
Coffee - the ambrosia of life. There are not many people that can resist the heavenly aroma of coffee. And the taste is, for some, life giving. There are many pros and cons to drinking coffee. It is wonderful to...
Chicken seems to be the most popular meat around. It is low in calories and oh so delicious. It is the perfect meat to use for every day eating or for dieting.
There has been talk about aroma therapy helping with the daily stress is one's life. I do believe it can. There are certain aroma's that can calm a body down.
Fat-burning foods are my favorite type of food. You just have to love them. There are more fat-burning foods than you will believe out there. Give them a try.
We all usually have leftovers after a holiday meal. Turkey is one of the most versatile meats around, it lends itself well to making delicious, healthy meals using leftovers combined with a few ingredients that we all...
Most of us end up with leftovers during the holiday season, especially turkey. There are many delicious ways of using those turkey leftovers, therefore saving you money. Turkey is one of the most versatile of all...