Monthly Archives: April 2012

Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival; May 5 & 6 2012

It slipped my mind that the Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival is almost here. I forgot it was the first weekend of May! Whoops… Many thanks to a fellow food pantry volunteer, Ravelry member, and knitting diva for reminding me. E mentioned it  this past Saturday, while we were volunteering at our local church’s food […]

Crochet amigurumi: Amigurumi balls and amigurumi monsters

Amigurumi monster Yes, it’s another amigurumi… I know, I know, lately, I’ve been posting a lot of amigurumi crochet items, but I’m having so much fun! I’ve finally found my crochet groove, and it’s amigurumi. I’ve mastered the basic stitches, which has helped me tremendously with my amigurumi projects, since (from my research) many amigurumis […]

Crocheted Amineko with amigurumi ball animals

  This crochet amigurumi ball, was made last evening. It didn’t take to long to make. Once the amigurumi ball was complete, I crocheted the ears, and embroidered the eyes, nose, and mouth. Looking through my stash; I’ll have to purchase single ply yarn, and perhaps some more embroidery floss, felt, and perhaps some eyes […]

Raw foods: Mango, strawberry, and banana, fruit pudding; vegan

Raw foods have been the only thing I’ve eaten for a few days, and I must say I’m enjoying the break from cooked foods. The raw food recipe I’ve listed below, is one of my daughter’s favorite raw fruit puddings. She’s been asking me to share this simple raw food dish on Celebrate Life, enjoy! […]

The jokes on me; failed plan

It was a big day for my daughter’s class; they were visiting the Baltimore Zoo. My daughter has talked about the trip for weeks, and as the day drew closer, so did her anticipation. The night prior to the big day, she informed me she was too excited to sleep. She talked about how she […]

Being neighborly; azalea bush

  Psalm 8:3 When I consider Your heavens, the work of Your fingers, The moon and the stars, which You have ordained; Yesterday, when I getting ready to go to my daughter’s school, my neighbor beckoned me over to where he was standing… He had his phone in hand, and asked if I could take […]

Celebrate Life is Paying it Forward; Handmade

A few weeks ago, I started thinking about rewarding  a few readers here at Celebrate Life with some of the handmade items I create. In my down time my hands stay busy creating; handmade soaps, jewelry, perfumes, body butters, lotions, and cards. It’s not the complete list of things I hand craft, but you get the […]