The Makers Summit & The Best Craft Party Ever March 25th, 2014

Just a few weeks ago I was lucky enough to be able to attend the 2014 Makers Summit in Greenville, South Carolina. I made plans to attend this event along with crafty friends Jessica from Opposite of Far and Laura from The Wind and the Sail. This was the first time attending for all three [...]

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Taking Time to Learn, Network and Have Fun! January 16th, 2014

One thing I am particularly excited about in 2014 is the decision I made to attend a few craft conferences. Back in 2011 (which seems so long ago now!) I attended the Midwest Craft Caucus in Columbus, OH and it was one of the most fun weekends ever. I got to meet other crafty people [...]

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Welcome 2014! January 15th, 2014

{photo credit: Heartfish Press on Etsy} My oh my has it been a while since I sat down with my blog. This morning I was revisiting some things I had written in the past few years about goals and such. I wrote so much in 2011 and slacked off in 2012 and really just didn’t [...]

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Spring is in the Air February 24th, 2013

While the first official day of spring may still be about a month away, days like today remind me that spring and summer craft fair season is just right around the corner. I spent my morning and afternoon submitting applications for spring and summer craft fairs that will be happening as early as April and [...]

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Summer Wrap Up September 3rd, 2012

It is hard to believe that summer is coming to an end. I have had a really good summer, though very busy and I haven’t updated the website much because I have been out and about so much! I thought before fall gets here I would try to squeeze in a quick Summer wrap up [...]

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Sunday Afternoon Housewife in the Saturday Evening Post! July 3rd, 2012

I was so excited recently to be interviewed for the new online craft portion of the Saturday Evening Post website. I had a great time getting to know the interviewer Jesika St. Clair over thai at lunch and while hanging out at the Indie Arts and Vintage Market where she stopped by to grab some [...]

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May Shows You Won’t Want to Miss May 2nd, 2012

There’s a bunch of fun coming up this weekend as I take on two shows in two days (something I try not to do too often). Up first is the Handmade Promenade on the Avenue this Friday on Mass Ave from 5:00-8:30. I will be there with 20+ other artists who all make their goods [...]

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Spring Fever February 15th, 2012

The weather around Indianapolis has been really weird all winter. It was barely cold for weeks, so my daffodils, crocus and hyacinth started to come up. My lilac bushes and trees have buds on them, and even my swiss chard from last fall is still surviving in the garden. I ended up staking it off [...]

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Tutorial: How to Make Chili Cook-Off Trophies! February 13th, 2012

This past weekend my husband and I hosted our neighborhood chili cook-off party at our home. It is a regular event our neighborhood has, but this year I decided to combine it with my birthday party to make it easier and to find a way to incorporate ice cream and cake! One thing I knew [...]

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Start the Year Off Right e-course for a Pay What you can price January 13th, 2012

Today is the last day of pay-what-you-can week here at Sunday Afternoon Housewife. I decided to do pay-what-you-can week because of a couple of reasons: I have taken advantage of these types of offers from others (mainly Tara Gentile and Danielle Laporte) and have learned things which were invaluable to me. I wanted to share [...]

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