Author Archives: ginnyscraftbasket

What bags can I recycle?

I was looking at all the things I have from the store that come enclosed in plastic or wrapped in plastic or in a plastic bag.  What gets  put in the recycle bin?  What has to go back to the … Continue reading

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Bye Bye Plastic Bags

As of March 1st, there will be new regulations for the use of plastic bags in New York State.  Are you ready? I am trying to figure out just what an “exempt” plastic bag is.  Also,  does this affect me … Continue reading

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A scrappy, snowy Saturday

The forecast for Saturday was for snow, sleet, some ice then rain. A perfect day for spending some time in my sewing room.   So that’s where I headed.  What should I work on?   I took out some fabric for some … Continue reading

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Reflections on 2019

Happy New Year!  Here we are at the start of a new year.  I was thinking about all that 2019 included for us and Wow!!,  what a year.    We began the year with the birth of our granddaughter, Tessa. … Continue reading

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Twas the Saturday before Christmas….

….. and all through the house there is so much stirring … but there  better not be a mouse! That would mean our cat Myrtle isn’t doing her job. It has been a very busy few months since I have … Continue reading

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Craft Fair Tomorrow

It’s been a while since I’ve gotten to post.  We had a wonderful vacation in Vermont, even if it was a bit chilly and the wifi was a bit sporadic.  It was actually nice to disconnect for a bit.   Especially … Continue reading

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‘Tis the Season

The workshop officially opened today. Time to get ready for the upcoming craft fair season. Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts

I know it’s July but I had a little reminder today from my little snowmen friends Yup, just 5 months ’til Christmas.  Of course, those who know me are aware that there are signs of Christmas around my house all … Continue reading

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Sunday Snippit – Cabin Fever Heat Wave Style

Usually when I am planning out what we need from the store and what needs to be taken care of in preparation for a couple days spent in the house, it is because we are expecting a blizzard.   But not … Continue reading

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Sunday Snippit on Monday

It sure has been a busy couple of weeks.  I missed posting last Sunday.  We had a quick visit with family and returned home on Monday.  I almost missed this week too but it’s  just one day later. It has … Continue reading

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