What I’ve been up to…

I have shared a couple of times already, but I’m just so excited about my comic: “The Cracked Cup Coffee Co.” which was created and written by me, with art by my husband, Tommy Krippes.
Please check it out, if you have time. We have a lot of fun with it.

Also, in my spare time, I have been doing a lot of sewing, and creating, but haven’t had a lot of time to get any great photos. I will get a few of those up ASAP.

In the mean time, here are a couple of photos I took, while I was out with my husband, last week.

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Crocheted Storage Bin

You know how necessity is the mother of invention?  Well, my  fiance and I moved in to our rental house and realized that it has very little storage. I didn’t realize how expensive storage bins can be! One new basket or bin usually costs at least $15, and we need at least 15 to store everything. Buying all of those at full price would be ridiculous, so we’ve been getting creative.

Since I learned how to start circle crocheting projects this week, I decided I’d try for a storage bin.

This one is very small, it’s 5″ in diameter, is  and is approximately  8″ tall, but it will be handy for something!

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I’m still thinking of adding little leather handles, and I will be starching it, so I guess it’s not completely done, but I was too excited about how it turned out to not share the photos!

The Great Oregon Adventure Pt. 4

These are the last of the trip photos that I will be posting (for now, anyway). I hope you enjoy them!


This was the view from a gas station parking lot. Amazing.
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Who doesn’t love kitten feet?

Ava, got to stretch her a little.
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Favorite photo of the trip. The car started feeling really rough, and it smelled like burning rubber, so we though we may have a flat tire. We didn’t, it was just the road conditions, and oil wells all over, but while we were stopped, Tommy looked behind us, and noticed a rainbow. It was worth the stop.
So this was fun, it started “Sun Hailing” as I keep calling it. The sun was streaming down, and all of a sudden it started hailing. By the time I got he camera out it got a little darker, but it was still very weird, here’s a picture of the sun still peaking out a little bit, after the hail storm:


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The Great Oregon Adventure Pt. 3

Only one or two more posts like this, I promise! I really enjoyed everything we were able to see, on our little adventure, and I hope you enjoy it, as well.

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The weather was just so beautiful this day, I couldn’t help but take a million photos. I just love the greens and blues that show up on those amazing overcast days.

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Just a family with their horses, chilling on the side of the highway.
A plane on a pole:
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We got to see Mt. Rushmore:
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This was the sad face photo, because the park doesn’t allow dogs:
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South Dakota, somewhere:
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This was too funny to pass up:
My weird little dog. How is this comfortable?
Multnomah Falls:
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I was the only experienced camper out of the five of us, but we managed okay:
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