November 2012

Holiday Tablescapes 2012

by Edie Wadsworth on November 29, 2012

I wasn’t even gonna post about my Thanksgiving tables because let’s be honest, y’all have moved on and are knee deep in Christmas decor.  But then I remembered that the beauty of using non-traditional colors is that you can use them for any occasion.   I think I may just use the same ideas for […]

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for you

by Edie Wadsworth on November 25, 2012

How was your weekend?  Don’t you just love holiday weekends?  I LOVE them.  The post holiday games and food and football and lazing around.  It doesn’t get much better.  I even did a little crocheting. Hope yours was dandy, too. You are so very special to me.  The fact that you meet me here, week […]


My poverty (and yours)

by Edie Wadsworth on November 19, 2012

This week we are swimming in  abundance. I spent the weekend making all manner of preparations.   While Stevie smoked back ribs all day yesterday, the rest of us flew into a frenzy of buying and storing and cleaning and prepping and sewing and ciphering.   All this to make sure 28 people know how […]

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Plato, introduction

by Edie Wadsworth on November 16, 2012

I’m so behind with bookclub.   I’m so overzealous in every part of my life.  I want to do and learn and see and cook and read EVERYTHING. But, alas, there are only so many hours in the day. I hope you’re reading and please accept my pathetic apologies  for the delay on Plato’s introduction. […]


Bonus Day 13:: A free printable for all your handmade gifts!

by Edie Wadsworth on November 14, 2012

You thought you were gonna get a break from me?  Well, around these parts, we like to keep the awesome coming! My friend Heather made us these great printable tags to add to all our beautiful projects! I made a dishmat this week and wrapped it around a cookbook to give as a gift and […]


This is the LAST DAY of a 12 days series of {handmade} Christmas tutorials.   Can I get a woot-woot?   Make sure to check out the all the projects for 2012, 2010, and 2009! And I’m hosting myself. Which is why I’m late.  Fancy that. ******************** You know those greeting cards that play music […]

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This is day 11 of the 12 days of {handmade} Christmas! Hope you’ve enjoyed all the projects so far!  We’re almost done!  Which means I’ve blogged 43 days in a row.  I think I need some kind of prize?  Well, you can ponder what to get me while we carry on with day 11! We […]

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This is day 10 in a 12 days series of {handmade} Christmas tutorials. I’m Nicole and I blog at, a notebook of homekeeping, crafts, and professional motherhood. Come on over to join me and my family on our journey of eucharisteo (radical gratitude) in the midst of loving our amazing Everett, our one-year-old son […]


This is day 9 in a 12 days series of {handmade} Christmas tutorials.  You can find all the projects here! Welcome my friend, Julie, from Less Than Perfect Life of Bliss, today as she shows us how to make a felt scarf!  Julie is beautiful, talented, with a wonderful family and especially wonderful parents, that […]

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This is day 8 of a the 12 days of {handmade} Christmas tutorials.  The landing page where you’ll find all the projects can be found here! My name is Ruth and I blog at Farmgirl In My Heart.  I am thrilled to be here on Edie’s blog,  sharing one of my favorite things.     Today we will […]


This is day 7 of a 12 day series of handmade tutorials. All the projects are listed on this landing page! Howdy to all of Edie’s wonderful readers! I was so excited to be invited to fill in one of these 12 Days of Handmade Christmas spots, so thanks for having me. I’m Heather and […]

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This is day 7 of the 12 Days of {handmade} Christmas tutorials! For an overview of all the projects, click here! Hi everyone! I’m Teresa McFayden, a Mixed Media Artist from the heartland of America, Omaha. I am a married Mom of 3 great children, ages 21,18 and 14. For the past five years I […]

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Note to bookclubbers—I haven’t forgot about you!  The Antigone post is up today, courtesy of my darling friend, Michele.  I’m hoping to add a short video introduction to Plato to that post later today!  I LOVE LOVE LOVE Plato’s Republic.  Don’t be scared.  This is a good one.  Start reading today, if you haven’t already. […]

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This is day 4 of 12 Days of {handmade} Christmas tutorials.  Bookmark the landing page for the whole 12 Days of {handmade} Christmas series and check daily for updates! Patty, moi, Ruth{ie},  as I lovingly call her You’re in for a treat today!  My friend Ruth from Living Well Spending Less is here to inspire […]

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This is day 3 of 12 Days of {handmade} Christmas tutorials.  Bookmark the landing page for the whole 12 Days series and check daily for updates!  Welcome Mary Beth, a mama, wife and teacher who blogs at the Broken Bohemian! I’m the daughter of a veteran. A veteran preschool teacher, that is. She is one. […]

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