Say my name. And a sneaky preview.

Boats get names.  Fighter planes get names.  Children, pets, body parts get names.  In some places, houses get names.

It’s a lot of responsibility naming things.  And I love it.  My dad got a fishing boat years ago, and I wanted to name it Chicken of the Sea.  When we moved to Hawaii, I was tickled because they name their houses here.  In Hawaiian.  I consider that a challenge.

We were inspired by our 20 pound baby panther.  And an ornery feral cat that adopted us (we named her Monique, after a flamboyantly sassy former friend of Miss O.)  With the help of an adorable twelve-year-old girl, a student at a Hawaiian speaking school, we came up with a name for our house:  ka hale o na popoki makani.  The house of the windy cats.  This is why I like naming things.

Now we get to bring this into the crafty world.  Fire up the Destiny, time to personalize some golf shirts for the Mr.


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Do you think any of the fancy golfing guys will know that he his wearing a shirt with a shout out to farting cats?

While we’re on the topic of names, one of my friends unintentionally came up with a good one.  He commented on Facebook about a picture of my travel bag, “looks like repressed fantasies.”  OMG, may I present the Repressed Fantasies Travel Bag.


I know you’ve already seen it, I just wanted to put it out there with it’s new name.

I’ve started a new project, inspired by the great reactions I got to the Repressed Fantasies Travel Bag.  Here’s a little sneaky peeky.


Charley Harper and cardinals.

Stay crafty, my friends.

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