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The Purple Velvet Rope

Exclusivity is a word that never really mattered to me much. Like when a retailer will send you an invite to an exclusive sale or you receive an invitation to a private club. The overpriced sections at any event that are marked off by that infamous red velvet rope that tricks you into thinking that one side is different than the other. The area where only V.I.P.’s are allowed, and for the rest of the crowd the space is off limits. To tell you the truth I never felt any envy towards the folks that got behind that rope. I’ve […]

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RANCID PEA STEW

Peas are a veggie that doesn’t always get its praise in my personal opinion. It’s not the most popular green veggie. Kale, Broccolini, and even Asparagus are all the rage, and the pea just sits on the side lines barely noticed. I love peas, especially my Aunt’s famous pea soup. She always indulges my craving request for a batch to ease my occasional desires for the green goodness. Auntie would hand over my bowl with instructions & suggestions including how to reheat, the best bread to eat with it, and most importantly how long the soup keeps in the fridge

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LIMITED NOTION

As a young girl I was always a rebellious spirit, my mom actually says that it was from birth. Never taking anything at face value, not just questioning what I was told, but being determined to find my own way of doing things. I drove my poor mom crazy with the constant questions, and demands for proof. If I asked why, and she answered that would only lead to another why, and she would have to give me the enough for now look. Just because someone told me something was true or made the statement “that’s just the way things

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Soul of a Hanger

Creating my own customized piece to hang on the wall or to display around my home brings me such pleasure and excitement. A work of art that screams my personality from the rooftops like my own highly paid marketing agent. That rush of adrenaline that you feel during the process, and the pride that beams from your smile while you inspect your new dresser that was painted for you by you. For me this gives decorating a whole new meaning! DIY projects for the home are the best part of crafting to me, besides the purchasing of the materials for

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