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A Fear of Buttons

I love buttons; they’re like tiny pieces of art, used in a prosaic way to hold our clothes together. One of my favorite things to do as a child was to pore over my mother’s and grandmother’s button boxes. Mother … Continue reading

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Upcycling

Frugal people used to live by the motto, “Use it up, wear it out, make it do or do without”, and making something you needed out of something you already had or could get cheap (or free) was just considered … Continue reading

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