Not Just Alpaca

Alpacas, fiber arts, crafts and more.

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Good afternoon! I started a post earlier, but decided to take the dogs for a walk and enjoy the warm weather instead. Now they are both curled up beside me, and I can write uninterrupted. A few days ago I... Continue Reading →

Pinterest for Crafters and Bloggers

Another weekend has come and gone. Why do they always fly by so quickly? I have been curled up on the couch for the better part of a week due to being sick, but it gave me the opportunity to... Continue Reading →

Lemon Cookies

This recipe looks looks absolutely delicious if you enjoy a citrusy cookie. These are going to be a must try for me. If I had all of the ingredients I would bake them today. Tell @chronicleofellen I sent you her... Continue Reading →

Why Alpacas?

I'm going to take a step back today. Back to the beginning (and even a bit before) of our alpaca journey. Being raised on a farm, I have always had a love for animals. We always had dogs, cats and... Continue Reading →

It’s Brier Time!

Winter is showing its face again, and it doesn't make me very happy. I really can't complain because we haven't had the snow other parts of Canada has. I would be happier if the wind wasn't so brutal. My cheeks... Continue Reading →

Spring, Are You Here Yet?

Is something different? For those of you who subscribe, you may have noticed a new header image. I'm on the search for a photo opportunity with my alpacas, but that may not happen until the weather warms up. For now,... Continue Reading →

4 Ways to Expand Your Pattern Market

In my last post I talked about different ways to make money from your crafts. One of the ways was to design patterns, and sell them online. This post is going to delve a little deeper and show you other... Continue Reading →

5 Ways to Earn Money with Crafts

I have been a crafty person for as long as I can remember. My earliest memories are of being at my maternal grandparents' house and making something with my grandma. If it was a craft, she could figure out how... Continue Reading →

Yoga for Health

Spending many hours in front of a computer screen or with knitting needles in hand can take its toll on a body. The eye strain, poor posture and lack of movement all contributes to an unhealthy way of life. Mix... Continue Reading →

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