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Rainbow Weave Baby Afghan free crochet pattern

July 17, 2016By 0 Comments

Hey all! Kristina and I try to make an afghan each month for Newborns in Need to share with everyone. You can see our past patterns HERE.

Today I want to share with you a fun new Rainbow Weave Afghan.
For this weave, I kept it simple but I have so many ideas running through my head to make this simple afghan even better! I am thinking you will be thinking the same thing! Gotta love unrestrained creativity! 🙂

Rainbow Weave Afghan Free Crochet Pattern by 2crochethooks

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Quick and Easy Bandanna Purse

July 15, 2016By 0 Comments

Hey all! Join me in having some fun with bandanna’s today! This was such a quick craft and ended up so cute!! I had purchased a bunch of bandannas and some precut quilting squares out of bandanna looking material and cleaning out the stash I thought perfect time to use these! 

 

bandannas and handle 2crochethooks

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Gift guide: Espresso Tamper 

July 14, 2016By 0 Comments

2crochethooks gift guide

Hi all! Kristina here. I know I missed a few weeks on the gift guide, sorry about that. We took a break for summer. Today I’m sharing a gift I actually got for myself. 

 

Awhile back I watched an episode of Good Eats (great show!) and he was talking about espresso. I learned a ton from that episode and actually got a little metal pitcher to make cappuccino and lattes based on that episode. 

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Sweet Treat and Gift for Christmas in July

July 13, 2016By 0 Comments

Hey everyone!! Welcome to another addition of the Christmas in July Blog Hop!! See the great posts linked below and link up your own Christmas posts! Today I thought I would share a great Christmas gift idea and a delish recipe! 

Christmas in July 2016 Blog Hop
Please stop by and visit the lovely hosts of the Christmas in July Blog Hop! 

Bev @ Across The Blvd.  //  Monroe @ SewCraftyCrochet  //  Mary @ The Boondocks Blog  //  Keri @ One Mama’s Daily Drama  // Laurie @ My Husband Has Too Many Hobbies  //  Gail @ Purple Hues and Me  //  Marci @ Stone Cottage Adventures //  Stella @ Purfylle  //  Sherry @ Olives-n-Okra



So checking around people I know, one thing most people do at the winter holiday season is bake cookies! nom nom 🙂 Homemade cookies make an easy and inexpensive gift and with the tight budgets we live under today, cheap is good!! Today we are sharing Cake Mix Cookies with chocolate and/or peanut butter chips! 

Teresas silicone baking mat and cake cookies by 2crochethooks

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Tea for Two Sarah Whelan

July 10, 2016By 0 Comments

hey everyone! Glad you could stop by for a cuppa at our Tea for Two! Please welcome our special guest – Sarah Whelan from Team Waterwheel! Please share all about yourself and your love of yarn Sarah! Tea for Two and You 2crochethooks

 

My name is Sarah and I Love crochet. That’s love with a capital L. I always felt like a creative person, but until crochet, I just hadn’t found my niche. Pictures I drew never came out the way I imagined them in my head, instruments refused to co-operate with my attempts to play them, knitting just resulted in really, really long scarves. Crochet though, crochet just clicked.

Sarah Whelan fingerless mitts

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Pressure Canning Chicken Broth

July 8, 2016By 0 Comments

Hey all 🙂 Me again! The other day hubby wanted to grill some chicken thighs – he wants the skin on but the bones out. I saved the bones, extra skin and fat and made some chicken broth to pressure can for later.  Now I have it for whenever I need it, no waste! I used quart jars but thought later I should have done a couple pints too for when I just need a splash or two for some added flavor. 
Pressure canning chicken broth 2crochethooks

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Christmas in July – Beach Ornaments

July 6, 2016By 0 Comments

Hey Everyone! I have hooked up with some lovely BFF Bloggers to bring you some Christmas in July Fun! Each Wednesday in July you will find a new post put out by each member of the group for your enjoyment. In addition, you have the option to link up your OWN Christmas posts! I can’t wait to see all the exciting ideas, crafts, recipes and more shared by everyone!
Christmas in July 2016 Blog Hop

The Lovely Crafty BFF Christmas Hostesses: Please stop by and visit!

Bev @ Across The Blvd.  //  Monroe @ SewCraftyCrochet  //  Mary @ The Boondocks Blog  //  Keri @ One Mama’s Daily Drama  // Laurie @ My Husband Has Too Many Hobbies  //  Gail @ Purple Hues and Me  //  Marci @ Stone Cottage Adventures //  Stella @ Purfylle  //  Sherry @ Olives-n-Okra



There’s nothing like heading to the beach in the summertime! Sun, sand, surf and shells (say that 10 times fast!). To keep that sweet summer beach trip in mind during the cold, dark winter we made a few Christmas at the Beach Ornaments!
Coastal Themed Christmas ornaments

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Happy 4th!

July 4, 2016By 0 Comments

Happy 4th!

Happy 4th of July everyone!
Love and thankfulness to our troops and their families for their support of our freedom!