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Definitely yes~ I bake , crochet, make real egg ornaments, create scrapbook pages to put in a frame or album, put together a blanket. My page shows much of my work!

In God my heart trusts. ----Proverbs 28:7

Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old, he will not depart from it. Proverbs 22:6

KNOW that the LORD is GOD.It is HE who made us,And we are HIS;
We are HIS people,
The sheep of HIS pasture.
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I am working on embroidering some gifts for my family. Soon for my friends.



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not any more

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yes, I crochet!

Make it happen- just one step at a time!


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I used to sew clothes for my young children, myself and many gifts over the years for others. But no longer see well enough to thread needle (2 eye operations-one quite serious).

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I bake chocolate chip cookies and take them to the police station and the fire/EMS station.

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sometimes

Learning to let go is hard, but it gets easier. I am not getting older just better!
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Yes. I mostly knit and crochet. I've made hats, scarves, cowls, baby blankets and afghans.

"Turn off your television. Go do something."


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I've done the same thing. I loved doing the vanilla. It smelled so good and everyone loved it. I quilt and make pillowcases for Case for Smiles. That's one thing that has added the weight. All that sitting while I sew. Which I love doing.

It doesn't matter how slow you move forward as long as you go.


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I have made jewelry for people and handmade cards

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Yes. I do craft shows, so many of my presents are the same ones that I make for my shows.



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Learning to let go is hard, but it gets easier. I am not getting older just better!
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No because most people I shop for need various clothes or socks, which neither I can not make. The people I buy for are poor including my family & I buy what they really need, not what they want. I get a list from everyone of what they need! What they want they need to learn to buy for themselves, I do the same thing for people that buy for me & tell them what I need with a choice of 3-5 things. Some years I bake cookies & other things to add to their gifts.

I have pleurisy, 2 types of anemia, macrocytic anemia, Iron deficiency anemia, from blood transfusions with wrong antibodies, causes blood to replace daily instead of 100 days, chronic pneumonia, pleurisy, chronic kidney disease, a partially collapsed lung, low blood pressure & blood clots in both lungs for 3 years. Now formed scar tissue.I am 56 years old. I had cervical cancer 6 years ago, no signs last 4 years as well. I have new blood clots now,2019.I am on P.S.T. time zone.


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In God my heart trusts. ----Proverbs 28:7

Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old, he will not depart from it. Proverbs 22:6

KNOW that the LORD is GOD.It is HE who made us,And we are HIS;
We are HIS people,
The sheep of HIS pasture.
Psalm 100:3
Betsy ~~~CST






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I the past, but not now.

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Occasionally - but not as much since my sons were born. I made more handmade things for my niece (2 years older than my oldest) than both my boys put together - not for lack of cute things to make the boys, just much less time to make them! I satisfy my crafty side with putting really fussy wrapping and bows on my store-bought presents! 🎁

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No, I buy everything



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I have been baking up a storm



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Yes~when I can make the time.

In God my heart trusts. ----Proverbs 28:7

Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old, he will not depart from it. Proverbs 22:6

KNOW that the LORD is GOD.It is HE who made us,And we are HIS;
We are HIS people,
The sheep of HIS pasture.
Psalm 100:3
Betsy ~~~CST






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I have done some in years past. Cross stitch ornaments were always a favorite. They are quick and easy to do, and keep my hands busy while watching tv, so no late night eating. Have also done lotions, soaps, lip balm, crochet blankets and scarves.

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I am so happy to be sewing receiving blankets etc. for my daughter who is expecting her first child!



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I often do / have.

"We would accomplish many more things if we did not think of them as impossible."
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"Your mind will be like its habitual thoughts; for the soul becomes dyed with the color of its thoughts."
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Yes.....I'm great at sewing, crochet, and I have a green thumb (great houseplant arrangements). I know it's appreciated and far better than what I can afford to spend. It's a gift from the heart.

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Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you.

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No...I am not that talented.



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I love giving and receiving homemade gifts.



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I've done several types of homemade gifts: this year I'm knitting vintage stockings to continue an old family tradition in my partner's family from the 1950's; I'v emade crochet gifts (wall hangings, hot pads in the past); I make up pre-planted bulb pots (this year its the little dutch iris bulbs; have done tulips, amaryllis). And this year's stocking stuffer for some is a decorated ponderosa pine cone! ;)

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this is one of my favorite pastime hobbies to make handmade gifts.

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Arthritic fingers make crafting too tough now.

"We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand."
~ Randy Pausch

"There's a difference between interest and commitment. When you're interested in doing something, you do it only when circumstance permit. When you're committed to something, you accept no excuses, only results."
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"We have a saying in Tibet: If a problem can be solved, there is no use worrying about it. If it can't be solved, worrying will do no good."
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No...Just shop. Mostly at the liquor store.



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no, I buy them

Janie Garcia Moreno

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Not much any more.



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I make some, but don’t make a big deal about it.

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I love homemade/handmade gifts, don't you? I start making vanilla extract in the fall (so easy - vanilla beans marinated in vodka); tied fleece blankets (no sewing required - I buy the material when it's on sale so it's easier on the budget); and homemade granola (I make 2 batches at once and they divide up into half-a dozen baggies w/ some left over for me!).

"What's the adventure for today, Mommy?"
My eldest daughter when she was 3 1/2.


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Yes. I love to print favorite images or sayings and frame them in pretty Dollar Tree frames. For the cost of your printer ink and $1 you have a unique, custom gift!

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I do a lot o fneedlework that I give away

"All you can possibly need or desire is already yours. Call your desires into being by imaging and feeling your wish fulfilled." Neville Goddard


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No, I buy presents, mostly socks or other clothes that they really need. I make everyone some Christmas treats to go with the presents. I get lists of what they really need. emoticon emoticon

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I have. One year I painted pictures for everyone



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Once in a while



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I like to make gifts through the year. I enjoy taking the time to show how much I care.



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I knit things from time to time, but for the most part, I buy my presents. I do wrap the kids' gifts with paper from the cartoon section of the newspaper, though. Does that count? emoticon

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I have been working on sewing presents for family/friends. I was wondering how many others make their presents instead of buying them.



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