Author : Donna Martinez

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I have discovered a variety of scrap yarn projects to which I can apply all my remnant bits and pieces of yarn. This project is fun and I think the results are beautiful. Additionally, the final product can be shared with Wildlife Rescue Nests. I can’t wait for a little animal to have this beautiful …
On my list of accessories to make for myself or others are crochet head scarves and knit head scarves. I’ve pulled together a sampling of patterns I like. I think you’ll like these patterns too. You’ll see the images and key to the patterns below. Key to Crochet Head Scarves 2. Blue Bandeau – Free …
I’ve never been one to wear much jewelry, but over the years I’ve been given costume jewelry that belonged to my mother and grandmother. It seemed a shame to keep it all in boxes, bags, and drawers and never look at it or wear it. So, a few weekends ago I created a jewelry display …
Pumpkin bread is my favorite non-yeast, quick bread; but, it’s only good if it’s moist and has delicious flavor. The recipe I use is from The Good Housekeeping Cookbook (1978). It makes two 9″x5″ loaves. Recipe for Pumpkin Bread 3 cups all-purpose flour 2 cups sugar 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon ground cloves 1 …
I plan on joining a group of readers, who follow Modern Mrs. Darcy, for the 2016 Reading Challenge. Are you game? Below are the challenges. There a few here that I’m looking forward to tackling, including: a book published before I was born and a book that intimidates me. I’ll look at The Books of …
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