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Doing the Right Thing – Power to the Yarnie

“The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression and cruelty by the bad people but the silence over that by the good people.” — Dr Martin Luther King Jr

Doing the Right Thing - standing against racism by Jessie At Home - Pin 1

Starting several weeks ago various members of the Joy Creators/Stitch Ambassadors for Spinrite/Yarnspirations/Red Heart started sending emails to Spinrite asking them to take a stand against racism and make and implement an actionable plan to ensure inclusion and anti-racism in their company and in those they choose to represent them. These emails fell on deaf ears.

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Black Lives Matter – Yarn and Yarn Adjacent Companies Taking a Stand

I’m taking stock of the yarn and yarn adjacent companies who are standing against systematic racism and white supremacy. I will be posting links to the statements these companies have made. If you find any that I’ve missed, please reply with those links.

PLEASE – Contact your favorite companies who are NOT saying anything and tell them to add their voices. Then give some love to the companies who are!

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Hello out there!

Hello out there! Crafty content will return tomorrow (you’re gonna LOVE tomorrow!), but today I wanted to connect with you. It’s rough out there right now. We’re all struggling in one way or another. Please know I’m here for you in any way I can be.

Hello Out There - You are no alone - Jessie At Home - Pin 1

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Creativation 2020 – Sneak Peaks and More Awesomeness from AFCI and TNNA

Creativation 2020 was so awesome! I spent last weekend in Phoenix and saw so many incredible new products that I am excited to share with you. I made new connections and got to catch up with old connections. I also spent time with some of my friends who I only see at trade shows and conferences. It was wonderful!

Creativation 2020 - Sneak Peaks and More - Wrap Up from Jessie At Home

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Middle School beginnings and more to come – Selfie Sunday

Middle school beginnings can be so rough, but I am super happy to say the twins are handling it like champs! They have great friends and great attitudes. We’ve had some bumps that are typical at their age, but we are working through them. Every night ends with “I love you”, and every morning starts with “good morning.” So I call that a win.

Middle School Beginnings - Selfie Sunday

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Sew Outdoor Living – The sewing book you didn’t know you were missing!

Sew Outdoor Living is not only packed with 22 awesome garden party patterns, but it is full of useful techniques and tutorials you will love. Weather a beginner or seasoned sewer, this book is one you will want on your shelves!

Stick around to the end of this post for a chance to win a copy by December 10th, 2019.

Sew Outdoor Living book review and giveaway from Jessie At Home

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Spray Chalk Everywhere! Birthday party fun for the 12 year old twins.

Spray chalk, paint and canvases, birthday cake, and a nice day, what more could you ask for when cerebrating your 12th birthday?! The twins had a great birthday party last month and everyone who came had a blast painting canvases and painting the yard, the house, and the garage with Testor’s spray chalk.

Spray Chalk and Art Birthday Fun

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