Nina

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Date registered: July 19, 2011

Latest posts

  1. Give Thanks Giveaway — November 4, 2016
  2. “Cooking for Jeffrey” Giveaway, Sponsored by Katherine’s Corner — October 28, 2016
  3. Pumpkins with Personality — October 27, 2016
  4. A Time-Out for Mom — October 19, 2016
  5. Happy Crock-tober Giveaway — October 15, 2016

Most commented posts

  1. Happy Crock-tober Giveaway — 19 comments
  2. “Fan-tastic” Giveaway — 18 comments
  3. Come on in and stay a while — 17 comments
  4. Summer 2014 Giveaway with Katherine’s Corner — 16 comments
  5. Color Me Happy Giveaway — 16 comments

Author's posts listings

Aug 11

Some of my favorite things

The Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop / Linky Party has been part of my weekly schedule for over 250 weeks! I think that calculates to around five years – but then I’ve never been known as a math genius. Most weeks things happen like clock work and I get my Thursday post up on time, …

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Aug 05

When I grow up, I want to be . . . .

Some people seem to know from a very early age what they want to “be” or “do” when they “grow up.” I’ve heard stories of people who just “knew” when they were seven years old that they would be a school teacher, or an astronaut, or a movie star, or president of the United States. …

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Aug 03

Happy 250th Linky Party with Katherine’s Corner!

We are Celebrating 250 Link Parties of the Thursday Favorite Things link party. Happy 250! Because of you, we continue to enjoy a FANTASTIC variety of things from wonderful bloggers every week. Bloggers and readers often send emails like, “my favorite link party,” “I can’t wait to share every week,” “Thursday wouldn’t be the same …

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Aug 02

RUBY magazine is getting a new look!

When I was asked to help out with a small, online Christian women’s magazine back in 2010, I had no idea that it would become such a huge part of my life and my  journey! Shortly after I agreed to “help,” I was told that the previous editor was having some serious health issues and …

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Jul 27

What I’m working on now

In the midst of all the summer activity around here, we’ve also been working on sorting through the storage totes that I have out in the studio. They are filled with inventory, fabric, sweaters, trims, fabric scraps, and various other “stuff” that I use when I am designing and creating my “wearable art” collection. Which …

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Jul 22

Weekender Giveaway

It’s time for another amazing giveaway, sponsored by Katherine’s Corner, and some of her bloggy friends . . . enter to WIN the Weekender Giveaway! One winner will receive this wonderful weekender bag and $60 cash ( or Amazon gift code, winners choice) The cash prize is provided by Katherine , Roz and our wonderful …

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Jul 21

Favorite Things Blog Hop Linky Party

It’s time again for Thursday Favorite Things! I hope you can join us because it is LOTS of fun! Join us every week as we party and share at the best link party in blog land! Katherine – Katherine’s Corner Nina –Vintage Mama’s Cottage Debi- Surroundings by Debi Rina-I Thee Cook Olivia-Reinvented Collection Shellie – …

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Jul 13

Life is like . . . .

. . . . riding a bicycle. Downhill. Sometimes things get rolling so fast that it feels like life is out of control. My summer has been like that, and I’m hoping I don’t crash into something! One day, many years ago when I was a little girl, I was riding my bike. We lived …

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Jun 30

DIY Patriotic Freedom Banner

Let’s celebrate freedom! There is always a reason to celebrate, and this week it is all about celebrating our nation’s birthday and giving thanks for the freedoms that we are blessed with as citizens of the USA. In the midst of frequent differences of opinion about everything from “soup to nuts” as my mama used …

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Jun 23

Summer Rain

One of my favorite songs is “Flyover States,” by Jason Aldean. It becomes especially meaningful to me when I think about the real differences between life out here in one of those “Flyover States,” and life in the Big City. Any Big City. Sometimes it seems as if we don’t even speak the same language …

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Jun 17

Picnic Giveaway

It’s time for another giveaway, sponsored by Katherine’s Corner! This summer PICNIC GIVEAWAY features a picnic basket filled up with lots of summer getaway goodies, AND a cash prize worth $175 USD. You won’t want to miss out on the chance to win this giveaway so be sure to enter below for the summer PICNIC …

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Jun 17

Father’s Day Recipes from Marilyn’s Treats

Are you ready for Father’s Day? You still have a couple of days to make plans to celebrate the dads in your life . . . . and here are a few fun recipes from our friend Marilyn Lesniak at Marilyn’s Treats. Check out her blog for lots of great recipes for every day of …

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