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Once upon a time …


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Once upon a time there were created two little mice, named Winifred and Millicent. (I made these for my niece’s sixth birthday, but I am rather taken with them myself.)  Millicent liked to drink tea from her own special teacup and saucer, though it was a smidgeon too large for her small paws. It was given to

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That crochet headband


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I love this so much I had to share. I mentioned that I made a crochet headband for my niece, but that I forgot to take photos of it. Well, said niece kept telling me she really liked this headband (phew!) and also received a new camera for her birthday, so I explained to her

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A bird cage and a pair of ruby shoes


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I just had to share this necklace I bought this morning for my nieces upcoming birthday. It’s from the Literary Emporium, and I could have bought one of each of their necklaces in the store purely for myself (go see!). This quote might seem a little “more girl power to you” taken out of context

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This evening


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Not much to say. A cousin and a dear old friend have both just brought little girls into the world, so I have been making some more wee ruby shoes. I’ve not finished the fourth, but I am now going to retire to a book.

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Brittany’s rug


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I finished my niece’s rug on the weekend. She’s my oldest niece, and her rug came last, but that is simply how it worked out, without a whole lot of forethought (if I had known what I started in doing this …). I am not overly happy with this rug. I’m not sold out on

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