Something about knitting and sewing and baking and stuff.

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  1. Emma says:


    I have been following your blog for the last few months and I am extremely impressed with your creative and craft-y posts. I am pleased to offer you Become Inc.’s stylish blog award! If you feel this would be something you might be interested in please let me know and I will happily answer any questions or queries you might have.

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  2. Please add a link to my website http://www.todaysmenus.com and I will add one to yours.


  3. Shelly Barnett(formerly Shultz) says:

    MARIKO!!! I remember you from Portland when I worked at Dazzle/Sunbow and Twist and then I had Bibelot Gallery way back when in the late 80’s early 90’s. Found your website in the Crafter’s Companion book. Awesome! contact me… if you remember who I am???

  4. Thea says:

    Just wanted to say I love your site’s name. Just found your “dish soap apron” template – thanks! I look forward to checking your site for great ideas often.


  5. Felix Ruber says:

    Hiya! I’m writing to see if you’d be willing to trade some Sonny Angel figures. I am interested in your Hallowe’en angels. I have many to trade, so I hope we can make a deal. Many thanks. ‘)

  6. Ryan says:

    Hi! My name is Ryan and I’m the editor of howtocookfantasticfood.com. I think you have an awesome food site so I posted a link to it in our blog directory. I wasn’t able to find your email address on your site but I’d like to invite you to be a part of our Featured Website program. I would love to send you more details about the program, so if you are interested, please email me at ryan [at] howtocookfantasticfood [dot] com.

  7. rkwpnw says:

    you referenced a 1970s Sunset Magazine ginger bread recipe in another post. Do you happen to have this recipe. I would love to have it!

  8. Amanda says:

    Did you ever find or recreate the Rocket Bakery Cookie? I have been searching for a few years myself. How do they get them so thick and chewy!? I want to make snowflake shaped cookies with that dough.

  9. Amy Polcyn says:

    Do you have any info to share about your liberty shirt. I love it and would like to make a few for myself.

  10. Mia says:

    Hi! I know I’m years late from when you originally posted your entry on your dish soap apron pattern but would it be possible that you could re-post the pattern? The link is no longer working for it but it’s oh so cute, I just love it.

    If you could please consider posting it or if you could please e-mail me the pattern (byrnefamily@mail.com), I would be most grateful. Thank you! I love your blog 🙂

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