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We have a Newsletter!

Posted by Moes on March 29, 2014 at 8:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Well I have already crashed the computer once for trying to get this up the fancy way but couldn’t figure how to get the form in a blog post or create a new page on the website for it, so here is the link to our new newsletter system 



We hope to use this space to alert you to new blog posts and to new item updates, maybe even special sales and offers for our special newsletter buddies, who knows. It probably 90% of the time is going to refer you back here to the blog since we can put out a lot more info in this space, but hey an instant reminder instead of having to look us up is always helpful right?

Great thing about the mailchimp system is that they do all the things they are supposed to do, to get us the right info so we shouldn’t be as easily dumped automatically into your spam folders. And you can sign up and unsubscribe very easily! No getting added to a list and me never being able to find your request to be removed you do it all yourself!

So come join us on our new journey and get hooked up for the newsletter!!!



Books 16, 17, and 18

Posted by Moes on March 24, 2014 at 11:50 AM Comments comments (5)

Instead of just posting a long list of books I have read over a year, I thought I would try maybe a monthly post or at least a post whenever I update my flash drive of the books I have listened to recently, with a few comments about them…  That’s right since I can’t read print anymore anything I read is an audio book, and normally downloaded off a free program from the NLS for visually challenged/blind individuals. Absolutely love this program as it is so much better than the old tape program, which is still going, I think, but on demand downloads for multiple books is just what I need, with my wide range of interests. Only problem is this limits available titles.

We’ll start with book 16 of the year

(I’ll post the Bard Cat. File name first then a link to it on amazon. BARD is the NLS program)

DB-Mansfield_ Stephen - Holland_ David A Paul Harvey's America_ the life_ art_ and faith of a man who transformed radio and inspired a nation  DB72283



This book caught my attention as I have for some unknown reason always liked Paul Harvey. I can’t really remember any of the little stories I heard from his news cast but I do recall that I had heard them as a kid, and while listening to the story about him, I realized that he is probably one of my biggest hero’s. He loved his country and his life, and wasn’t afraid of telling the hard truth. So much to admire!

I would recommend this book


Book 17

DB-Verne_ Jules - Bonner_ Anthony 20_000 leagues under the sea DB57020



I’m going to guess that this was a recent newly updated file to the digital download file as it appeared on the top 20 most popular downloads, and it being such a great classic and the fact I can’t ever remember reading it I thought I would finally actually get around to it. And unlike a lot of older English books I was happy to be able to follow the story and get sucked in right away, and can see why it is considered a classic story! My main observation though as a work of fiction I noticed that it mentions the cooling off of the earth, and how funny that now today we are so concerned with global warming. Of course being written so long ago I’m sure the known science of the world has greatly altered.

Yes I would recommend this book


Book 18

DB-Olstrom_ Clifford E - Perkins School for the Blind Undaunted by blindness_ concise biographies of 400 people who refused to let visual impairment defi


I’m not sure if this is the same edition as I read I think mine was first but this was the only result


This was one of those I brought along with me when I was expecting to get interrupted as you can start and stop so often since it’s not a story but just mini bios of the people. My biggest problem with this book as from its title I expect people who did amazing things in the real world and over probably 50% of the people mentioned worked with/for blind individuals in that tight knit community and not successful in the real world. Also at least 2 that I noticed killed themselves! How is this overcoming blindness? I’m curious to see what a list comprised in the future would contain as many many of the people that were not known for their work in the blind community, were hands on professionals like organ tuners, (yes this came up A LOT hahaha) We live in such a different world now than when most of the people covered did, and the more recent again were all involved in NFB or similar state agencies, not that I don’t think this work is important, I just don’t find it very uplifting that individuals such as myself can impact the actual world vs just a community of like people. And OH MY seriously I think we have done a great job at getting kids to quit poking their eyes out, or causing eye infections that later cause total blindness. This again was something that reoccurred again and again, Child gets hit in the eye, improper treatment causes totally blindness in both eyes. Today I don’t think I know anyone personally that has gone blind from this sort of accident. 90% of people I know are genetically blind.

My other complaint is that is is sorted alphabetically and think it would have a better impact if sorted by timeline instead.  

No I probably would not recommend this book. It’s not a bad book, it’s just not uplifting like you would take from the title.



And folks that’s all I have today to delete off my flash drive!



A Sprint to 1000 sales on Etsy

Posted by Moes on March 20, 2014 at 12:10 AM Comments comments (1)

Wow I think it’s been a bit too long since I have last blogged!

As you may have guessed things have been a hoppin over at www.hookedonmoez.etsy.com .

As I type this post we are sitting right at 75 more “sales” till we hit that magical 1000 sale number. It has taken us a long time to get to this point, and I’m so proud after 5 years of this journey we may actually get to join the 1000+ sales club. Okay you caught me there is no club but there is a site that tracks etsy sellers and ranks them, but the catch is you have to have 1000 sales b4 they will even consider putting you on the list! So that is my current goal to get ranked as one of the top crochet shops on Etsy.

The bummer is we have sold WAY more than 1000 items on etsy, but the additional qty added in the cart doesn’t count except for the once, unless there is different variations… And well of course the display cards are sold in sets of 25 and so on and it of course only counts that as 1 sale.

Oh well we are getting there quickly now. Back at the beginning of the year we still had well over 200 sales to go, and just last month we ended at the sales number of 888!

Thankyou all those that keep us moving along towards our goal 



More Supplise!

Posted by Moes on April 4, 2013 at 3:25 PM Comments comments (0)

I love going outside only to discover a large box waiting for me on the doorstep. Today was one of those days!

More supplies today this time from my main supplier. Complete with more hairbow cards, lots and lots of them.

As well as wider headbands, FOE elastic headbands, more large clips, and my favorite from this photo the 4in satin ribbon I plan to use for blanket edging

And last but certainly not least Rhinestone sticker sheets! they are way more wonderful in person than I could imagine from the description. Be sure to look for these in future projects as well as for sale in the etsy shop!

Sorry but I am out of time so yes I know the pictures are dark and not cropped but please forgive me :) I just had to share!


Tried something New!

Posted by Moes on March 27, 2013 at 5:00 PM Comments comments (1)

This mainly concerns those that get some supplies from me but also will mean some new options in the shop for other items as well. I tried out a new supplier the other day and my first/bulk of my order came in today!

Now I will not be completely replacing the old supplier for most of the things I can get there as well the normal ribbon from the new site and display cards are just not as nice, but the display cards are different and the stretch ribbon is wonderful! The old one only had stretch velvet and this one had stretch grosgrain as well as satin.

Here are the pics of today’s shipment..


First up the bulk of ribbon and other supplise. The black has already ran away... Must of fallen under my desk. but all are stretch ribbons. As well as you can see the hair ties (love) and a different color of crocheted supply headband coral which the other site did not have.


Next is the display cards. A great size but all thinner than the ones I currently have/sell. First is a plastic one than a small and than what they called a tall I think, and the fold over headband cards are larger than the others I have (or will fit a wider headband)

Last is the DIY pet collar kit. I think this will be a fun new project to play with



Our run in with the In Law storm

Posted by Moes on February 28, 2013 at 10:25 AM Comments comments (1)

Got the idea for this post while watching the morning news today. They had nicknamed our unexpected snow storm the “In Laws” as it came unexpected bright or rather cloudy and early Tuesday morning, and isn’t gone yet but should be gone by Friday. And all this after telling us it was going to “clip” the edge of the state for nearly a week, and yet in DMS it dumped 9 inches! Winter weather warning went from 2 counties to 2/3rd of the state at about 9 am Tuesday morning.

Now why is all this interesting? Someone had the bright idea to go on a supply run to DMS Tuesday right after dropping off our 5yo at school. Can we guess who that bright person was lol… Up till about half way there we were expecting to get maybe a dusting and CrazyZ loves driving in a bit of weather as it actually helps his ADD focus on the driving. When we had left there wasn’t even signs of the fact snow was on it’s way.

DMS is about an hour away from where we live. Thankfully though it is all highway miles so getting there was at least better than if it had been country roads. We went from no snow on the roads to at least 3 inches of slush by the time we got to DMS.

My favorite part however was our arrival at the fabric store with the field I mean parking lot of fresh deep snow, and getting 2yo out of the car to the automatic kid response of seeing snow still falling… sticking his face right into the air mouth open and tongue out telling mother nature to just dump it all right here on him 

We get me 3 more cuts of nylon net in lime, taffy, and orange. then head over to the other side of the shopping area to hang out at Toys R Us until at least the streets have had a chance to have plows on them. This all worked wonderfully till we were heading to our next stop when things in DMS had calmed down, and while parking the car 5yo’s school calls to inform us of the fact he is getting out 2 hrs early… By now it is after 11 and this means he will be getting out at 1:10 and we have 2 more stops and a hours drive in good weather ahead of us lol… not quite the schools best choice since this is also the time the next wave of snow is due to hit!

Well all in all we made it back only 15 min late to pick him up and we even got to stop and eat our favorite Chinese food b4 leaving the DMS area… I’ll have to find 2yo’s fortune cookie paper as it was totally the worst one we had ever seen but it went something like…

Temptations may only happen once in a life time so make sure to go for it! LOL of course in more of badly translated English but this is what it basically said! What don’t be telling my 2 yo to do whatever he pleases if the mood hits hahahaha.

And all this trouble for getting some taffy colored net! Boy next time I have a great idea I might need to think twice.




2012 Read List!

Posted by Moes on January 1, 2013 at 10:45 AM Comments comments (0)

I have read 113 books in 2012! Well that is not kid books lol. Read 89 books with the kids... Here's the full list!

I read using a digital device of downloaded books for the disabled using NLS BARD service so that is why many of the titles include DB info. as unless I forgot or have edited it down dI just copied and pasted the file name.


Non kid books


Collins, Suzanne-The Hunger Games, Book 1-DB68384

Collins, Suzanne-Catching Fire- Hunger Games, Book 2-DB69689

Consumer Reports (April 2012)

Kazdin, Alan E.-The Kazdin Method for Parenting the Defiant Child- With No Pills, No Therapy, No Contest of Wills-DB66636

Runkel, Hal Edward-ScreamFree Parenting- A Revolutionary Approach to Raising Your Kids by Keeping Your Cool-DB64981

Singer, Jen-Stop Second-Guessing Yourself--the Toddler Years- A Field-Tested Guide to Confident Parenting-DB70409

Ellington, Sara-Must-Have Mom Manual- Two Mothers, Two Perspectives, One Book That Tells You Everything You Need to Know-DB69877

Collins, Suzanne-Mockingjay-DB71734

DB-Steinberg, Laurence-The Ten Basic Principles of Good Parenting-DB58569

DB-Barajas, Louis-Small Business, Big Life- Five Steps to Creating a Great Life with Your Own Small Business-DB65474

DB-Cattaneo, Zaira-Blind Vision- The Neuroscience of Visual Impairment-DB73465

DB-MacDonald, Betty-The Egg and I-DB37151

DB-Howard, Clark-Clark Howard-s Living Large in Lean Times- Two Hundred and Fifty-Plus Ways to Buy Smarter, Spend Smarter, and Save Money-DB73952

rd-Don-t Sweat the Small Stuff in Love- Simple Ways to Nurture and Strengthen Your Relationships While Avoiding the Habits That Break Down Your L-DB49280

DB-Benson, Richard-F in Exams- The Very Best Totally Wrong Test Answers-DB74051

DB-Brokaw, Tom-The Time of Our Lives-DB74042

DB-Horticulture (July-August 2012)

DB-Good Housekeeping (July 2012)

DB-Consumer Reports (July 2012)

DB-Lamb, May Wynne-Life in Alaska- The Reminiscences of a Kansas Woman, 1916-1919-DB29772

DB-Nimmer, Kathy-Two Plus Four Equals One- Celebrating the Partnership of People with Disabilities and Their Assistance Dogs-DB74137

DB-Kingsolver, Barbara-Animal, Vegetable, Miracle- A Year of Food Life-DB64800

DB-Giffords, Gabrielle-Gabby- A Story of Courage and Hope-DB74049

DB-Bentley, Barbara-A Dance with the Devil- A True Story of Marriage to a Psychopath-DB68464

DB-Meyer, Stephenie-Twilight-DB62066

NEW Moon

DB-Meyer, Stephenie-Breaking Dawn-DB67238

DB-Meyer, Stephenie-Eclipse-DB65812

DB-Isaacson, Walter-Steve Jobs-DB73682

DB-Ventura, Jesse-American Conspiracies- Lies, Lies, and More Dirty Lies That the Government Tells Us-DB70846

DB-Yao, Chung-Escape from Heng Yang- The Memoir of a Six-Year-Old Refugee Girl-DB70489

DB-Barreca, Gina-It-s Not That I-m Bitter...- Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying about Visible Panty Lines and Conquered the World-DB69640

DB-Janzen, Rhoda-Mennonite in a Little Black Dress- A Memoir of Going Home-DB71283

DB-Jacobs, Jane-A Schoolteacher in Old Alaska- The Story of Hannah Breece-DB42681

DB-Amen, Daniel G.-Change Your Brain, Change Your Body- Use Your Brain to Get and Keep the Body You Have Always Wanted-DB71340

DB-King, Stephen-11-22-63-DB73931

DB-Shorto, Russell-Descartes- Bones- A Skeletal History of the Conflict between Faith and Reason-DB70349

DB-Austen, Jane-Pride and Prejudice-DB50549

DB-Kiyosaki, Robert T.-Rich Dad-s Increase Your Financial IQ- Get Smarter with Your Money-DB66573

DB-Jakes, T.D.-Let It Go- Forgive So You Can Be Forgiven-DB74594

Koontz, Dean-Bliss to You- Trixie-s Guide to a Happy Life-DB69378

DB-Zigler, Edward-Head Start- The Inside Story of America-s Most Successful Educational Experiment-DB37164

DB-Thomas, Dana-Deluxe- How Luxury Lost Its Luster-DB65370

DB-Shostak, Seth-Confessions of an Alien Hunter- A Scientist-s Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence-DB69345

Peterson, Judy Monroe-First Budget Smarts- Get Smart with Your Money-DB70720

DB-Canfield, Jack-Chicken Soup for the Soul- The Cancer Book- One Hundred One Stories of Courage, Support, and Love-DB70319

DB-Castle, Richard-Heat Rises-DB74265

DB-Druckerman, Pamela-Bringing Up Bebe- One American Mother Discovers the Wisdom of French Parenting-DB74431

DB-Trefil, James-One Thousand One Things Everyone Should Know about Science-DB35658

DB-Romney, Mitt-No Apology- The Case for American Greatness-DB70753

DB-Nehring, Cristina-A Vindication of Love- Reclaiming Romance for the Twenty-first Century-DB71035

DB-Kantor, Jodi-The Obamas-DB74165

idson, Richard J.-The Emotional Life of Your Brain- How Its Unique Patterns Affect the Way You Think, Feel, and Live--and How You Can Change Them-DB74255

DB-Moody, Ralph-The Fields of Home-DB42354

DB-Rosenblatt, Roger-Making Toast- A Family Story-DB72799

DB-Patterson, James-Guilty Wives-DB74676

DB-Yergin, Daniel-The Quest- Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World-DB74283

DB-Maguire, Gregory-A Lion among Men- Wicked Years, Book 3-DB68276

DB-King, Stephen-The Talisman-DB21209

DB-Bader, Beth-The Cleaner Plate Club-DB73522

DB-Nerburn, Kent-Neither Wolf nor Dog- On Forgotten Roads with an Indian Elder-DB71434

DB-Voskamp, Ann-One Thousand Gifts- A Dare to Live Fully, Right Where You Are-DB74783

DB-Waxman, Laura Hamilton-Who Were the Accused Witches of Salem- And Other Questions about the Witchcraft Trials-DB74835

DB-Mlodinow, Leonard-Subliminal- How Your Unconscious Mind Rules Your Behavior-DB74907

DB-Warrick, Joby-The Triple Agent- The al-Qaeda Mole Who Infiltrated the CIA-DB74203

DB-Cohen, Randy-The Good, the Bad, and the Difference- How to Tell Right from Wrong in Everyday Situations-DB55670

DB-King, Stephen-Black House-DB52919

DB-Lace, William W.-Ghost Hunters-DB70555

DB-Jahoda, Gerald-How Do I Do This When I Can-t See What I-m Doing- Information Processing for the Visually Disabled-DB36212

`DB-James, E.L.-Fifty Shades of Grey, Fifty Shades Darker, Fifty Shades Freed-DB74504

DB-Unspecified-Speaking out- personal and professional views on library service for blind and physically handicapped individuals-DB19131

DB-Savage, Jack-The Everything Home-Based Business Book- Everything You Need to Know to Start and Run a Successful Home-Based Business-DB66152

DB-Rule, Ann-Don-t Look behind You- And Other True Cases- Ann Rule-s Crime Files, Volume 15-DB74057

DB-Levitt, Steven D.-Freakonomics- A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything-DB60337

DB-Rule, Leslie-Ghosts among Us- True Stories of Spirit Encounters-DB64147

DB-Yeager, Jeff-The Cheapskate Next Door- The Surprising Secrets of Americans Living Happily below Their Means-DB72384

DB-Woods, Stuart-The Run-DB50093

-The Cases That Haunt Us- From Jack the Ripper to JonBenet Ramsey, 29

DB-Collins, Jim-Good to Great- Why Some Companies Make the Leap... and Others Don-t-DB54059

DB-Faber, Adele-How to Talk So Kids Can Learn--at Home and in School-DB42459

DB-Prothero, Stephen-God Is Not One- The Eight Rival Religions that Run the World--and Why Their Differences Matter-DB74213

DB-Atkins, Ace-The Lost Ones-DB74862

DB-Lickona, Thomas-Character Matters- How to Help Our Children Develop Good Judgment, Integrity, and Other Essential Virtues-DB59578

DB-Buergenthal, Thomas-A Lucky Child- A Memoir of Surviving Auschwitz as a Young Boy-DB74586

DB-Woods, Stuart-Unnatural Acts- A Stone Barrington Novel-DB74697

DB-Siegel, Daniel J.-The Whole-Brain Child- Twelve Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child-s Developing Mind-DB74711

DB-Edery, David-Changing the Game- How Video Games Are Transforming the Future of Business-DB71446

DB-Restall, Matthew-2012 and the End of the World- The Western Roots of the Maya Apocalypse-DB73210

DB-Kessler, Ronald-The FBI- Inside the World-s Most Powerful Law Enforcement Agency-DB37795

DB-Harper, Bob-The Skinny Rules- The Simple, Nonnegotiable Principles for Getting to Thin-DB74859

DB-Van Dyke, Dick-My Lucky Life in and out of Show Business- A Memoir-DB74349

DB-Roberts, Nora-The Witness-DB74582

DB-Spangler, Ann-Don-t Stop Laughing Now! Stories to Tickle Your Funny Bone and Strengthen Your Faith-DB60314

DB-Ebert, Roger-Life Itself- A Memoir-DB74343

DB-Steinbeck John-The pearl-DB50037

DB-Adams, Douglas-The Ultimate Hitchhiker-s Guide to the Galaxy-DB62183

DB-Rivers Joan-I hate everyone--starting with me-DB75117

DB-Strayed Cheryl -- Wild_ from lost to found on the Pacific Crest Trail -- DB74646

DB-Jackson Lisa-Afraid to die-DB74814

DB-Nasser Dave Barrett-Lee Lynne-Giant George life with the world's biggest dog -DB74533

DB-Hemingway Ernest-To have and have not-DB48441

DB-Klein Edward-The amateur Barack Obama in the White House -DB74936

DB-Lucado Max -- Grace_ more than we deserve greater than we imagine -- DB75414

DB-Carlson Mark -- Confessions of a guide dog_ the blonde leading the blind -- DB75126

DB-Grisham John -- The litigators -- DB73804

DB-Galaxy Jackson - Derfner Joel -- Cat daddy_ what the world's most incorrigible cat taught me about life love and coming clean -- DB74764

DB -- The Economist (December 8-December 14 2012)

DB-Hunter Stephen -- Soft target -- DB74392

DB-Neal Mary C -- To heaven and back_ a doctor's extraordinary account of her death heaven angels and life again _ a true story -- DB75227

DB-Barth Edna -- Holly reindeer and colored lights_ the story of the Christmas symbols -- DB53940

DB-Garner James Finn -- Politically correct holiday stories_ for an enlightened yuletide season -- DB43421

DB-McKibben Bill -- Hundred dollar holiday_ the case for a more joyful Christmas -- DB54634

DB-Scottoline Lisa -- Come home -- DB74517



Kid books

DB-Silverstein, Shel-Every Thing on It-DB73961

DB-Parish, Peggy-Amelia Bedelia goes camping-DB24505

ABC bunny

DB-Staines, Bill-All God-s Critters Got a Place in the Choir-DB35449

DB-Spider-the Magazine for Children (July-August 2012)

Anansi and the Talking Melon

DB-Mayer, Mercer-Baby Sister Says No-DB30124

DB-Seuss, Dr.-Green Eggs and Ham-DB34056

DB-Brown, Marc-Arthur Babysits-DB37836

Are you my mother?

Arthur's Family Treasury: Three Arthur Adventures in One Volume

Barn Dance!

DB-Carlstrom, Nancy White-Barney Is Best-DB41684

DB-Brown, Marc-Arthur-s New Puppy-DB41874

DB-Goble, Paul-Buffalo woman-DB24661

DB-Brett, Jan-Berlioz the Bear-DB36455

Spider Oct 2012

DB-Hoban, Russell-Bedtime for Frances-DB55972

DB-McCloskey, Robert-Blueberries for Sal-DB52440

DB-Greenberg, Barbara-The bravest babysitter-DB12684

DB-Gorman, Jacqueline Laks-Dentist-El Dentista-DB58439

Christerpher Counting

DB-Mckissack, Patricia-Flossie and the Fox-DB26527

DB-Sendak, Maurice-Chicken Soup with Rice- A Book of Months-DB55651

DB-Steig, William-Brave Irene-DB25669

DB-Waddell, Martin-Who Do You Love--DB55387

DB-Nelson, Robin-Farm Animals- Chickens, Cows, Goats, Horses, Pigs, Sheep-DB69442

My 5 senses

DB-Andersen, Hans Christian-The Ugly Duckling-DB48266

Big Pumpkin

DB-Aylesworth, Jim-Goldilocks and the Three Bears-DB57685

DB-Brenner, Barbara-Mr. Tall and Mr. Small-DB40791

DB-Barabas, Kathy-Let-s Find Out about Toothpaste-DB58406

DB-Kellogg, Steven-Best Friends-DB25765

DB-Hurwitz, Johanna--E- Is for Elisa-DB36486

DB-Glaser, Linda-It-s Fall!-DB58471

DB-Numeroff, Laura Joffe-If you give a mouse a cookie-DB26192

DB-Leedy, Loreen-Dragon Halloween Party-DB27806

DB-Baker, Olaf-Where the Buffaloes Begin-DB18900

DB-Brown, Margaret Wise-The Little Island-DB58520

DB-Burningham, John-Mr. Gumpy-s Outing-DB63330

DB-Calhoun, Mary-High-Wire Henry-DB34851

DB-Freeman, Don-Norman the Doorman-DB40726

DB-Sharmat, Mitchell-Gregory, the Terrible Eater-DB58217

DB-Cannon, Janell-Stellaluna-DB39478

DB-Cash, Megan Montague-What Makes the Seasons--DB58220

DB-Dr. Seuss-My Many Colored Days-DB42897

DB-Fraser, Mary Ann-Where Are the Night Animals--DB59590

DB-Spider-the Magazine for Children (October 2012)

DB-Ehlert, Lois-Moon Rope- A Peruvian Folktale- Un Lazo a la Luna- Una Leyenda Peruana-DB40759

DB-Galdone, Paul-Puss in Boots-DB28195

DB-Zion, Gene-Harry by the Sea-DB54752

DB-Zolotow, Charlotte-The Three Funny Friends-DB58533

DB-Turner, Pamela S.-Hachiko- The True Story of a Loyal Dog-DB58838

DB-Yolen, Jane-Here-s a Little Poem- A Very First Book of Poetry-DB64738

DB-De Paola, Tomie-Tomie dePaola-s Favorite nursery tales-DB26369

DB-Ross, Gayle-How Turtle-s Back Was Cracked- A Traditional Cherokee Tale-DB41522

DB-Waber, Bernard-Ira Sleeps Over-DB49758

DB-Rinker, Sherri Duskey-Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site-DB74274

DB-Waber, Bernard-Lyle at the Office-DB41711

DB-Zion, Gene-Harry the Dirty Dog-DB44939

DB-Florian, Douglas-Autumnblings- Poems and Paintings-DB58222

DB-McKay, Hilary-There-s a Dragon Downstairs-DB63775

DB-Piper, Watty-The Little Engine That Could-DB32652

DB-Seuss, Dr.-Horton Hatches the Egg-DB34057

DB-Seuss, Dr.-If I Ran the Zoo-DB34725

DB-Hurd, Edith Thacher-Johnny Lion-s Bad Day-DB29227

DB-Joslin, Sesyle-What Do You Do, Dear--DB55947

DB-Kipling, Rudyard-How the camel got his hump-DB25338

DB-Nerlove, Miriam-I Meant to Clean My Room Today-DB34686

DB-Lyon, George Ella-The Pirate of Kindergarten-DB72631

DB-De Paola, Tomie-Trouble in the Barkers- Class-DB57884

DB-Wells, Rosemary-My Kindergarten-DB60156

DB-Numeroff, Laura Joffe-If You Give a Moose a Muffin-DB34764

DB-Calmenson, Stephanie-May I Pet Your Dog- The How-to Guide for Kids Meeting Dogs (and Dogs Meeting Kids)-DB65462

DB-Parish, Peggy-Thank You, Amelia Bedelia-DB39369

DB-Hest, Amy-The Purple Coat-DB33132

DB-Prelutsky, Jack-My parents think I-m sleeping- poems-DB25131

DB-Spider-the Magazine for Children (November-December 2012)

DB-Howard, Elizabeth Fitzgerald-Chita-s Christmas Tree-DB32775

Christmas in the barn

DB-Friedrich, Priscilla-The Easter Bunny That Overslept-DB59226

DB-Opie, Iona-My Very First Mother Goose-DB45285

DB-Burningham, John-Harvey Slumfenburger-s Christmas Present-DB39514

DB-Gantos, Jack-Rotten Ralph-s rotten Cristmas-DB22849

DB-Grifalconi, Ann-The Village of Round and Square Houses-DB26440

DB-Ciavonne, Jean-Carlos, Light the Farolito-DB42692

DB-Keats Ezra Jack -- The snowy day -- DB43471

DB-Ruelle Karen Gray -- The crunchy munchy Christmas tree -- DB59153


Simply soft new colors

Posted by Moes on December 2, 2012 at 10:05 PM Comments comments (1)

It’s been too long since I’ve updated so I thought I would share today’s find.

As my friends may have noticed I use a certain yarn a lot in past work I have done for them. This yarn is called “Simply Soft” it is a high quality acrylic soft yarn that I have been using for years.

While out today they had some on clearance at Hobby Lobby, so I thought I would pick up ones in the colors I didn’t recall having on hand. This will also add some new options to my yarn hair flowers and fingerless gloves as this is the same yarn I use in those.

White, bone, light country blue, country blue, I think it was light orchid, and well I have lime but it is a popular color so I picked up a spare 




Ladies Night Out Fall 2012

Posted by Moes on November 10, 2012 at 6:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Hello again!


As I said 2 weeks ago, last week I was a little preoccupied with a show of sorts.


A great night out to help raise funds for the school attached to my church.


Turnout was smaller than expected but we still had lots of fun.




Here was our table…





Yes I think we need a bigger table too!

We also plan on doing this event next fall which will be Nov. 3. So buy a calendar now and mark it down so you don’t forget!

Show Next Sunday

Posted by Moes on October 28, 2012 at 10:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Short update this week!

Next Sunday is a busy day for Moe, as I not only have to be at church for early service for our choir but also will be doing my 3rd show ever, later that night, also at my church.

I’m busily trying to get some inventory for the show, but will not be able to bring anywhere near all I can do. At the moment I am focusing on getting as many scrubbers on hand as I can, and we will be making new caramel during the week.

All that said I suspect there will be no post from me next week unless I decide to do it on Monday…

If you are in my area and would like more info on the vender event at my church please check my hookedOnMOeZ Facebook page as there is a link in there to the event.


Hope everyone has a great week!