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Nina Newton
A beautiful midwest farming community
Artsy mama who sews, quilts, writes eBook patterns, and loves to go thrift shopping!
Interests: Reading, sewing, music, dancing, thrifting, quilting, writing, and making all kinds of fun, creative stuff!
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Over the past year, mamas*little*treasures and Ruby for Women have been growing at a rapid rate! In an effort to combine our projects and build our business, we have relocated both the mamas*little*treasures blog and the Ruby for Women website... Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2011 at Mamas*Little*Treasures
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We all have days of contemplation; days when we ponder "life" in terms of who we are, where we've been, and where we're going. I used to think that "Everyone Else" had all of that figured out. I mean, don't... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2011 at Mamas*Little*Treasures
Open publication - Free publishing - More crafts Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2011 at Mamas*Little*Treasures
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“Yes, I understand that turning back or waiting for others slows you down, but only at first.The deliberate extension of goodness, generosity, and wisdom always wins out in the end.” ~~ Lisa Bevere, “Lioness Arising: Wake Up and Change Your... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2011 at Mamas*Little*Treasures
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What fun! Updating all of my online shops and filling them up with so many beautiful vintage, reconstructed, and hand-embellished garments, shoes, and accessories. Stop by Gossamer Wings Studio! http://www.bonanza.com/booths/GossamerWingsStudio Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2011 at Mamas*Little*Treasures
Here is a message from our Sweet Katie: Most of you know how much I enjoy reading. Not just your blogs, but books too. Every month I post a new book list. I started thinking last night ( while reading... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2011 at Mamas*Little*Treasures
Creative Challenge from Vintage Image Craft Paper Doll Party July, 2011 Can you create a PAPER DOLL inspired craft?? Bring your paper doll idea to life using vintage images from VIC. Submit your craft photo, and you may win a... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2011 at Mamas*Little*Treasures
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If you’ve ever traveled to other countries, I’m sure it has occurred to you just how fortunate we are to live in America. Now, that is not a statement of arrogance or false pride . . . it is simply... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2011 at Mamas*Little*Treasures
Open publication - Free publishing - More christian Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2011 at Mamas*Little*Treasures
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“The rush and pressure of modern life are a form, perhaps the most common form, of its innate violence. To allow oneself to be carried away by a multitude of conflicting concerns, to surrender to too many projects, to want... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2011 at Mamas*Little*Treasures
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Celebrate the first day of summer with a 5-day Blog Bash! The first annual Blog Bash 2011 is coming this summer Give-Aways on 150 blogs, each valued at $100 OR MORE! Do you want more followers? Do you want to... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2011 at Mamas*Little*Treasures
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I'm pretty sure that YOU all have a perfectly clean and organized kitchen. And more than likely, your refrigerator is sparkly clean, smelling sweet, and thoroughly disinfected. No leftovers, nothing lurking in the back corner turning green, and certainly no... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2011 at Mamas*Little*Treasures
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“In that moment, I knew that you were the same Daddy that I always knew and loved . . . . and I had missed you so much!” The words tumbled out through tears of joy, laughter, and hugs as... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2011 at Mamas*Little*Treasures
Celebrate the first day of summer with a 3-day Blog Bash! The first annual Blog Bash 2011 is coming this summer Give-Aways on 150 blogs, each valued at $100 OR MORE! Do you want more followers? Do you want to... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2011 at Mamas*Little*Treasures
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The past couple of days have been so hot and humid that it has been difficult to accomplish much of anything outside in our yard and garden. We really have fun puttering around in our yard, and this year we... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2011 at Mamas*Little*Treasures
Open publication - Free publishing - More crafts Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2011 at Mamas*Little*Treasures
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Looking for ideas to bring more color to your house and yard, but the budget has limited your dreams? We had always lived in an old, Victorian house that was remodeled over a period of about 20 years. It wasn’t... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2011 at Mamas*Little*Treasures
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If we can trust God for our eternal salvation, how can we not trust Him to provide for the “little” things of life?” ~M.E.Howard The "little" things in life . . . . that probably includes all those things that... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2011 at Mamas*Little*Treasures
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"To the faithful You show Yourself faithful . . .” Psalm 18:25 Faithfulness . . . . do I really comprehend the depth of meaning in that one word? Am I faithful to those in my life, the people to... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2011 at Mamas*Little*Treasures
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Changing the Face of Success Guest post by Jo Ann Fore Inspired Women Succeed redefines success. In this book of courage and hope, you will connect with forty brave-hearted Christian women entrepreneurs who faced unfathomable trials with heroic faith. This... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2011 at Mamas*Little*Treasures
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“For I desire mercy, not sacrifice, and acknowledgment of God rather than burnt offerings.” Hosea 6:6 Sometimes we seem to expect that if we just "do" enough "good" stuff for God, that He won't notice what we are doing the... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2011 at Mamas*Little*Treasures
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Posted May 5, 2011 at Mamas*Little*Treasures
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“Grace is Christianity’s best gift to the world, a spiritual nova in our midst exerting a force stronger than vengeance, stronger than racism, stronger than hate. Sadly, to a world desperate for this grace the church sometimes presents one more... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2011 at Mamas*Little*Treasures
You are very welcome my dear friend ;o) I am hoping to work on a few more fun and easy craft projects this spring to share with you as well as a simple quilting project. Please pray for me as I am working on all my little projects because I sometimes have more ideas than time! I would LOVE to see your completed wall hangings - and then we'll post pictures here on the blog for everyone to see! Have a great weekend - Hugs, Nina
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