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The Next Chapter

The Next Chapter (A little more About Me) Hey all! I hope your day has been wonderful! I’ve been up since 4:30am (not by choice) but surprisingly I’m not feeling too exhausted yet. The bonus to waking up so early... Continue Reading →

New Item! Infant girls costume

I now have this darling three-piece infant sized Medieval/Renaissance costume up in my Etsy shop! (Size 0-3 months) Follow the link to view the listing! Infant costume Be sure to check out my other available items while you're there! More... Continue Reading →

Garden Hack #1

I love having a garden. I love watching small seeds grow into food bearing plants. I love being in control of the food my family eats, and knowing that no pesticides were used. I love the feeling of looking at... Continue Reading →

DIY “Paper” Towels!

I hope everyone had a wonderful Easter/Passover/Ostara, etc. We have been super busy at our house this month. Still going through things and paring down on stuff, still in school (only one month left for me, yay!), watching my niece... Continue Reading →

Cottage Pie – Fresh From the Collins Kitchen!

(All images in this post are copyright Brianne Collins) Cottage Pie - Fresh from the Collins Kitchen! If you are looking for an easy, filling, and all-around delicious casserole, this is it! This recipe uses simple ingredients, that most households... Continue Reading →

New Item! Women’s black long sleeved chemise

I have just listed a new handmade women's black long-sleeved chemise. (Top) The chemise is made from black broadcloth, and it has a gathered neck and sleeves, using elastic inside casings. This is a beautiful costume piece, and will make a... Continue Reading →

What is a Renaissance Faire? And why you should go!

Ah, the Renaissance Faire... based on Eastern European history and culture. While titled 'Renaissance', it actually encompasses pretty much ALL periods from the beginning of the middle ages (5th century) through the Renaissance ending in the 17th century.  Disclaimer I feel... Continue Reading →

12 Sewing and Quilting Memes Sewers Understand All Too Well

(Repost from Laughter is the best medicine and it’s time for a big dose of happy. Kick up your feet and enjoy some of the most liked/pinned/shared sewing and quilting memes/comics. So many misconceptions about what a sewist really... Continue Reading →

Photos from Ireland! Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! The factual history of the day and the traditions celebrated around the world in modern times are pretty different, but however you celebrate, have fun and be safe! I had high hopes to do another Irish... Continue Reading →

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