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New Handcrafted Pen Giveaway

Enter to win a handcrafted pen I just wanted to share that I’m holding another giveaway for a couple of handcrafted pens over on my craft blog. No purchase necessary to enter. Click here to learn more about how to … Continue reading

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How to Make a Wooden Pen

Over the holidays I took some time off and hung out with family and friends. We ate and rested, and then ate and rested some more. We celebrated and remembered the Savior who visited the earth several centuries ago. I … Continue reading

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Crafting Nature

Okay, so I thought I would continue with the craft theme.  Writing consumes a large portion of my time now, but when I’m not pecking or scribbling, I love woodworking and making “man-crafts” like paracord bracelets, wooden (or antler) writing … Continue reading

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And the Winner Is …..

Congratulations, Nature in the Burbs!  You have won the contest and will receive the antler pen, letter opener and a copy of my novel, The Guide. Please contact me via email and let me know where to send  your winnings. … Continue reading

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Announcing Antler Pen Winner!

Congratulations to Don Morse.  He has won the antler pen and a free copy of my novel, “The Guide.” Don – Please use the contact tab to send me your preferred mailing address.  I will also try to contact you … Continue reading

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How to Make a Survival Bracelet

What is a survival bracelet? It’s a decorative and functional bracelet for all ages and genders.  The material is 550 parachute cord, and I use the Cobra Weave for the knot work. If you find yourself lost or stranded in … Continue reading

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Shed Hunting and Antler Craft

Every year around late February or early March, male whitetails will shed their antlers.  They begin growing a new pair sometime in the spring.  I can’t describe the thrill of finding these naturally casted crowns.  This activity can become very … Continue reading

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The Sacrifice Bracelet

After admiring the so-called survival bracelets, I finally taught myself how to make them.  These are cool and fun to make.  Why are they called survival bracelets?  If I find myself lost or stranded in the back country, I can use … Continue reading

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