Yarn, Family, & Life

Are there homeless people in Cache Valley?

Posted on February 10, 2014 at 2:35 PM Comments comments (0)

"Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my bretheren,

ye have done it unto me."

- Matt 25:40


Only a short while ago, if you would have asked me if there were homeless people in Cache Valley, I would have said "no" or "maybe 1 or 2." Am I naive? Yes, of course!! This past month, I have set out to find a way to help my needy neighbors. You know what I found!? There are a lot of homeless people ...

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Broken Links

Posted on December 11, 2013 at 1:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Sorry if you have come across broken links on my website! I have been working all day to fix them all. Please notify me if you find any more!


Several months ago I noticed a severe drop in my sales and visits to my site. I had tried many things to improve my site so it would be more searchable, among other things. I even put out a new pattern during that time (which always brings up the visits). I saw small increases, but not lasting changes. Then, today, I decide to get on m...

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Save Money When You Shop Online!

Posted on December 28, 2012 at 10:35 PM Comments comments (0)

If you like to save money and if you ever shop online you should read this!!


This may not be news to many people, as I don't make it a point to be the first to know about internet sites. My sister-in-law told me about this one and I will be forever grateful. Here is a site you want to know about. They give you a percentage of each online purchase you make back in a rebate. They...

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Crochet Donations for Premature Babies

Posted on November 28, 2012 at 1:10 PM Comments comments (0)

There is a wonderful website you should all check out. They collect donations like hats and toys to give to babies who are born premature. You can even request that they send a shipment to a hospital that is special to you!


They are called Sweet Lil' Peas and this is their website: www.sweetlilpeas.vpweb.com.


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Starting an Etsy Shop

Posted on August 2, 2012 at 9:20 PM Comments comments (0)

I have attempted to create an Etsy shop. Either the website has issues, or I do. I can't seem to make any of it work. I only put one pattern on the site (because it was merely an attempt to see if it would work). However, I can't even find my own listing. If I can't find it...well, that is serious. How then can I expect anyone else to find it? I added an 'Etsy Store' tab on the bar above. If you know Etsy and have tips and such, feel free to look into it and see if you can tell what I did wro...

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Paypal Ate All of My Earnings!!

Posted on July 24, 2012 at 5:50 PM Comments comments (0)

So I have been really stressed with Paypal today. I found out that all of the money that has been given to me from the patterns I have sold has gone directly into paying transaction fees for Paypal. So I haven't made ANY money despite the dozens of people who have bought my patterns. Yes, a tad frustrating. It seems the only way to avoid this charge is for each of my customers to follow a few steps. First, each customer has to have a Paypal account (which it's free, but some ...

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