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    First Ever Reader Survey AND a Giveaway!

    It’s my blog’s first ever reader survey! And it’s highly overdue, because I want to know what YOU like (or dislike!) about Idle Hands Awake. I’ve been wanting to post a…

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    Have Yourself a Merry Little Everything

    illustration by Meg Gleason Wishing you a very, very merry holiday weekend! And food, wishing you lots and lots of good food. See you next week, friends! xoxo…

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    On Giving Thanks

    I’ve said often and loudly (and even in crafts) that my favorite thing about the holidays is all the food. While that is still true—let’s be honest, nothing under the sun…

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    Hello Friday – On Hurdles to Jump

    Sometimes it seems like the universe just wants to screw with you. Like, you order a piece of furniture online, and spend a lot oftime assembling it, only to find that…

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    Hello Friday – Meraki

    Oh my friends, am I ever glad it is Friday! We’ve had four seasons in the last two weeks here in New England and it’s making everything feel harder. Thank goodness…

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    Hello Friday

    We’ve been really lucky winter-wise so far in Boston this year, but I am still so ready for spring I’m on the verge of painting the shrubs just to get some…