Hi there! I’m Patty. I’m a writer, maker and creative entrepreneur about to head out on the road with my husband and Peppermint the basset hound. Read the blog for tutorials, tricks and inspiration. Visit the online shop to check out our handcrafted soaps, candles, cool finds and more.
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Big news, bad bears! Jeff, Peppermint and I are moving on from our super cool B&B gig to the next cool adventure! In just a few weeks, the Snugbugs will be living life on the road. Can we come visit? So long-term readers might remember that we headed to northern...read more
Greetings snugbugs! It's a strangely sticky night for northern Minnesota and I'm trying to settle in after a long day of innkeeping, marketing clienting, sewing and a bit of plotting. I was up at 5 to get an early grab-an-go breakfast ready for guests at our B&B,...read more
Hello Snugbug fillies and friends! Things are hopping around the Three Snugbugs Studios way up here in the cold north! Like the Starks, we are well aware winter is coming and have challenged ourselves to welcome it with open arms and a limited line release just in...read more
So who here uses Twitter? Anyone? Anyone? I know some of you do. At least, I'm following some you. On Twitter. Like many of my blogger friends who started out a in the social media stoneage (2010) -- back in the days of Blogger, before Facebook pages and Instagram...read more
This month has turned out to be just a wee bit more crazy than I had originally planned... how 'bout your month? Today I've got a recap of current projects and a rather lengthy overview of how I'm switching things up in June to better focus on my goals. Me Made May ...read more
One of my favorite sewing projects is upcycling thrifted, closet orphan, and previous me-mades that ended up not getting worn as much as I'd like. For my recent Wardrobe Capsule, I had a sweater dress on hand that was in the 'to-be-upcycled' pile that matched the...read more
Last weekend Jeff and I took the rather monumental step (for us) of jumping out of the intereweb research and taking action. We got chickens. More specifically, we got eight chicks of the egg-laying variety If you've thought of getting chicks and don't have prior...read more
Woo hoo! I've gotten down to business on plotting my summer wardrobe capsule that I'm stitching up as part of the Curvy Sewing Collective Capsule theme month. I've sorted through fabrics in my stash based on my (current) priorities... more separates, especially cute...read more
May is here! A time of blooming flowers, buzzing bees, and warm winds caressing the lilacs. But, of course, it's northern Minnesota. So instead we got a full day full of fat, fluffy snowflakes. But nevermind! This May brings some superduper fly sewing projects that...read more
Summer's just around the corner and we're burning through the last of our summer fruits that we put up last fall. We shared our (beginner) method of putting up peaches last fall and this weekend I put the last bag of peaches to very good use! Some of our previous...read more
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