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Mermaid and Shark Tails

mermaid and shark tails at craftygardener.ca

October 18th, 2017

~ I recently finished a couple of fun crochet projects, one for each of our grandkids out west.  These were both Yarnspiration free patterns.   The mermaid tail was made using Impeccable yarn in the variegated colours of...

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Getting More Seasonal

the back garden in mid October at craftygardener.ca

October 15th, 2017

~ The weather is getting more seasonal as we move into October.  The Fall colours haven’t been as spectacular this year and the past few days have been rainy and windy causing the leaves to flutter to the ground. W...

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Yummy Leftover Turkey

homemade turkey soup at craftygardener.ca

October 13th, 2017

Thanksgiving in Canada has come and gone.  It was a fantastic time to get together with family and enjoy love, laughter and a lovely meal.What do you do with leftover turkey?   Here are a couple of my favourite leftover ...

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A Tangled Web

A Tangled Web y Mike Martin

October 11th, 2017

Recently I finished the latest Mike Martin book, A Tangled Web, which was the 6th in the Sgt Windflower mystery series.   Mike is a Canadian author, born in Newfoundland and now living in Ottawa.  Sgt. Winston Windflower...

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The Life Way Shawl

Life Way Shawl by lovemademyhome at craftygardener.ca

October 4th, 2017

  I recently completed a test pattern of the Life Way Shawl by Amy of lovemademyhome..   This was a nice pattern to follow and repeated the same rows, so once I had figured out how to do the different squares I didn...

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Fall-ing into October

Fall colours by craftygardener.ca

October 3rd, 2017

  We are into a new season now.  September finished off with a really hot spell, in fact some of the days were hotter than the in July and August.  A quick rain storm abruptly brought that weather to an end and in a...

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Repurpose the Old Vinyl

making a stand from old vinyl records at craftygardener.ca

September 21st, 2017

  Vinyl records are making a comeback and many folks are getting new turntables and investing in vinyl once again.   We have an awful lot of old records from my parents and from my teenage years.  We might think the...

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Seedy or Potty?

September 17th, 2017

    September has arrived with cooler mornings and evenings as summer winds down for the last 20 or so days.  It’s that time in the garden when gardeners go potty or seedy! The pots of plants are coming ...

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Fluttering Wings

a swallowtail butterfly at craftygardener.ca

September 8th, 2017

Butterflies are delicate critters that flit from flower to flower in the garden.  Capturing them with the camera can be a challenge. The black swallowtail was seen in the spring when the lilacs were in bloom. The tiger ...

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