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Tara
Alaska
Interests: Reading, Sewing, Crafts, Knitting, 4-wheeling, Movies, Horses
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They glass I painted for my friend was such a hit I decided to have a wine glass painting party! We had a fantastic evening chatting and being creative. Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2011 at Tara in Wonderland
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...I make things :~) My small group has been reading Joyce Meyer's Battlefield of the Mind. So far I'm really enjoying the book. I have definately been able to relate to alot of it. Each chapeter if full of scripture and our group decided it woud be fun to pick... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2011 at Tara in Wonderland
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This week's theme is Wind. A while back we traveled to Hawaii. We made a stop at the Pali Lookout. It has beautiful views and lots of WIND! Here are a few more pics from the lookout for your viewing pleasure. Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2011 at Tara in Wonderland
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I love to travel. I also love to pick up little things to remember my trips by. And my most favorite souvenirs are flattened pennies. They are cheap, generally around 51 cents unless its a flattened dime or quarter, and they are small which makes them easy to pack. I... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2011 at Tara in Wonderland
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This week's theme is Summer Fun. Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2011 at Tara in Wonderland
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Sadly a dear friend is leaving us to move to back to civilization:~( Last night we had one last get together. Two of the ladies in the group really wanted to get something to commemorate our time together. They found a really fun wine glass online with a little black... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2011 at Tara in Wonderland
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This week's theme is Trees. I have so many tree pictures it's hard to choose. But since I only get to pick one here is one of my favorite and most recent tree pictures. Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2011 at Tara in Wonderland
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Back in August I saw these wall flowers over at Younghouselove.com and I loved them!! The link has been sitting on my browser bar for ages. I just couldn't decide where I wanted them and couldn't commit to spending the money for them plus shipping. Then the other day I... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2011 at Tara in Wonderland
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So this was supposed to be yesterday's post, but obviously that didn't happen. My hubby decided on a whim that we should drive to Tok, AK yesterday. It was a beautiful day for a drive so we went. It took us roughly 3 hrs to get there and 3 to... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2011 at Tara in Wonderland
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Lately my hubby and I have been on a bit of a learing to be self reliant kick. With all of the things going on in the world these days we feel its important to be prepared and lets face it people these days (including us) are lacking some necessary... Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2011 at Tara in Wonderland
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So I'm pretty excited. I finally snagged one of the Shutter Love Tuesday Top 10 photo spots over at The Trendy Tree House with my circles post. I just had to share that with everyone:~) Now moving on to this Tuesday's photo post... This week's theme is Crazy Faces. This... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2011 at Tara in Wonderland
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School is over, which means no more distractions...atleast for the summer. I have taken lots O' pictures between now and the last time I updated my gallery. I figured it was about time that I did just that. Here is a preview of some of the photos I added... Since... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2011 at Tara in Wonderland
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So I'm sure everyone has heard of this site by now. What can I say, I'm a little behind the curve. But, I just love it so much that I had to say something. I came upon Pinterest.com while catching up on one of my favorite blogs, Young House Love.... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2011 at Tara in Wonderland
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This week's theme is Circles. Ok, Ok...I know these aren't exactly circles, but they are circular and it's the best I can do for this week. Besides, this is one of my favorite pictures. When I took it I didn't realize my camera had decided to focus on the fence... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2011 at Tara in Wonderland
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Back at Thanksgiving we bought a beautiful new dinner table and chairs. But like most chairs they were in need of chair pads. We found some at walmart that we liked. The only issue was that the ties were so tight on the back of the chairs and most of... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2011 at Tara in Wonderland
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I recently traveled to California to hang out with family. It was nice to be away from snow and breakup in Alaska. I got to soak up some wonderful sun and 90 degree weather which was...AWESOME! I also got to do some shopping and visit DisneyLand and Knott's Berry Farm.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2011 at Tara in Wonderland
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This week's theme is Blue. I took this picture while on vacation in Florida. Hop on over to The Trendy Treehouse to check out more entries. Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2011 at Tara in Wonderland
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Well there might still be snow on the ground here, but the temps are going up which means spring has almost arrived in Alaska. And since I'm sorta sick of looking at snow I figured it was time to break out the spring decor. It is April, right? I love... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2011 at Tara in Wonderland
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When I bought my jeresry knit fabric for my previous dress I could not decide on a color. Since I am gearing up for yet another trip, this time to sunny CA, I figured why not make two new dresses to take along. So I picked up this pattern... ...and... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2011 at Tara in Wonderland
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I bought this pattern a while back. I have been waiting and waiting for our JoAnne's to get their jersey knits back in and they finally did. So this is what I worked on all day yesterday:~) It's lightweight and will be perfect for my upcoming vacation. Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2011 at Tara in Wonderland
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I recently bought a stack of fantastic Amy Butler scrapbook paper and decided to have a little fun, with the help of my Silhouette, wrapping up the girl's dresses. Here is what I came up with... They are simple and fun! I really like thow the 3-d flowers turned out.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2011 at Tara in Wonderland
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Boy, have I been a blogging slacker!! Between traveling, homework, and housework I've been busy, busy, busy!!! But enough with excuses and on to good stuff.... Three of my favorite little ladies are turning 1!! I have had this adorable pattern from Prudent Baby saved away called the "snappy toddler... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2011 at Tara in Wonderland
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(source) Being of Irish decent, this holiday holds a special place in my heart. I hope everyone enjoys the day!! Here are a few fun facts for you: • Irish brigands kidnapped St. Patrick at 16 and brought him to Ireland. He was sold as a slave in the county... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2011 at Tara in Wonderland
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It has been quite some time since I posted. I have been enjoying a little time off. Last week was Spring Break for me, which meant a much needed break from homework. So I filled the time by catching up on cleaning and working on a few projects. The week... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2011 at Tara in Wonderland
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I DO NOT like canned tomato soup. I'm not sure what it is about it that I don't like, but frankly I think it's kinda gross. With that said, I do love homemade tomato soup. There is a resturant in town that occassoinaly serves a homemade Tomato Basil with Ravioli... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2011 at Tara in Wonderland