OklaRoots Family Rum Ball Recipe

Happy Holidays everyone! I hope this time of year is bringing you some extra love and moments of peace. One of my favorite activities during the holidays, like most of you, is to make Christmas cookies! Now, I'm especially lucky, because not only do we bake some wonderful traditional American cookies, but we also make cookies from my Mother's childhood. My mom, Babi, immigrated to America when she was 12 years old with her mother, we call her Nana, from Czechoslovakia. They have some of the most incredible, and sometimes tragic, stories from their lives.  And when we spend time baking and cooking together, I get to hear a lot of them. It's a magical time to spend with my closest family members and to learn about them in a way that makes me feel like we've lived in two different worlds. I hope you get to experience the same. Either with your family, strangers, or even through videos like this. 

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#SewPink with ByAnnie and a GIVEAWAY!

This month I have the incredible opportunity to join ByAnnie's Annual Blog Hop to raise money for breast cancer research. I honestly can't put into words how excited I was to be included in this, and on top of that, they're letting me film a tutorial for one of their patterns! 

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Crafty Weekly Roundup! 8.9.2021 – 8.13.2021

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This week on YouTube!

This week we put together some of the coolest hacks you've come up with for the fan-favorite Purse Pal from Linds Handmade! You can get so creative with these, and I love hearing other alts you come up with!

We've hit the first Friday of the month, which means it's time for another month of the Cotton Cuts Spring 2021 Sparkle and Shine Mystery Quilt! We've only got 3 months to go, and I cannot wait to see this quilt! 

Goodies added to the stash:

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Crafty Weekly Roundup! 8.2.2021 – 8.6.2021

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This week on YouTube!

A great way to test out sewing curves and binding (and actually learn to love them) the Luna Pouch from Kandou Crafts is a pattern must have!

After many requests, I purchased the most popular beginner embroidery machine. This Brother PE 800 can do so many projects, and will continue to be a craft room staple if you upgrade to a bigger machine.

Goodies added to the stash:

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Crafty Weekly Roundup! 7.26.2021 – 7.30.2021

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This week on YouTube!

Our Monday bag tutorial was for the ADORABLE and free Acacia Crossbody Bag, the perfect small accessory. 

For our embroidery tutorial we went step by step through my puffy hat process!

Goodies added to the stash:

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