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Raspberry Tart with Pastry Cream

by Edie Wadsworth on May 24, 2013

raspberry tart with pastry cream

This is one of my favorite dessert recipes for summer!  It’s easy to make, absolutely delicious, AND the ingredients tastes so fresh and light—despite the fact that it’s pretty decadent. It’s the perfect addition to your Memorial Day festivities and you’ll be all french and fancy with your tart making skills. We’ve got dance dress […]

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How to Knit a Dishcloth::{for the beginner}

by Edie Wadsworth on May 8, 2013

how to knit a dishcloth

I like to call these Grannie washcloths.  Kinda like Grannie’s Fudge but without the chocolate.  They are so darn cute and useful and easy to make.  I’ve made 4 this week already and this is the perfect little project in which to learn to knit.  They make THE perfect little handmade gift and you’ll love […]

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Ditto/DIY::Painted Tray Vignette

by Edie Wadsworth on May 6, 2013

{ditto} DIY: Inspired Design For the Rest of Us

Welcome to our first {ditto} DIY challenge! Once a month, beginning today, nine very different bloggers are attempting to recreate in our own homes a project or design element inspired by a haute couture design selected by Darlene Weir of Fieldstone Hill Design. (For more details on what {ditto}DIY is all about, check out this […]

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Home. On Purpose

by Edie Wadsworth on April 30, 2013

This indeed, was a home, – home, -a word that George had never yet known a meaning for; and a belief in God, and trust in His providence, began to encircle his heart, as, with a golden cloud of protection and confidence, dark, misanthropic, pining, atheistic doubts, and fierce despair, melted away before the light […]

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How to Host a French-Inspired Soiree

by Edie Wadsworth on March 4, 2013

Y’all.  This was a fun one, I ain’t gonna lie. But then, I love parties.  I like to party like it’s 1999.  Except I don’t anymore.  Because that was before Pinterest.  And who wants to party without the help of Pinterest?  Not me. And I like to plan for them plenty of time in advance […]

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How to Make a Skirted Tablecloth {the lazy girl’s guide}

by Edie Wadsworth on February 19, 2013

I love my dining table. Like LOVE it.  It’s an Eye-talian made table that I bought at O.P. Jenkins after our house fire. (I can’t find any more specific information than that). This is one place I decided not to skimp. I’m  all about a Goodwill rehab project but I wanted a good, sturdy table. […]

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Striped Walls in the Bathroom

by Edie Wadsworth on December 10, 2012

From the very beginning of our rebuild after the fire, I knew I wanted a statement bathroom. The half bath on the main level is tiny and I’ve thought of nearly every possible  option for making the tiny space shine. I started a ‘bathrooms’ board on Pinterest and had my eye on this striped bathroom […]

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DIY Pom-Pom Wreath

by Edie Wadsworth on December 7, 2012

If you’re new around here?  Thank you for visiting my blog!  I’m honored you’re here and I hope you’ll find some encouragement (and some laughter!) for your days.  Join this community of grace lovers and get fun, free stuff every month delivered to your inbox, along with access to free printables, meal plans, and my […]

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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 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 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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