Sylvestermouse

I love sewing and all crafts. I also enjoy cooking and I frequently make my own unique masterpieces in the kitchen.

As a contributor on multiple websites, I have published over 400 articles featuring recipes, crafts, travel advice, endangered animals, and even recommended family movies and musicals that you will not want to miss.

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Fun T-Shirts for the Whole Family

Fun T-Shirts for the Whole Family

Every member of our family loves their t-shirts.  They have become daily apparel in many cases and weekend apparel for all of us.  Since we all love t-shirts so much, it only follows that I would enjoy creating t-shirts. It is always hard to choose a favorite, so I have created a variety of shirts […]

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The Slippery, Soggy Search for Scottish Scarves

The Slippery, Soggy Search for Scottish Scarves

Souvenirs from Scotland We really enjoy traveling.  Everywhere we go, we try to bring back a small, easy to pack memento of our trip.  If we make an exceptional find, we bring back gifts. I would be the first to admit that I wonder why anyone would want a souvenir gift from a vacation they […]

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Family Vacation in Destin, Florida

Family Vacation in Destin, Florida

Our Vacations of Fun in the Sun For as long as I can remember, my family has enjoyed vacationing in Florida.  When I was a child, my parents took us to Panama City where our love of the ocean was born. For us, Florida represented freedom.  No school, no homework, no work, no schedule period!  […]

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Hangin’ With Raccoons

Hangin’ With Raccoons

Wildlife in the Backyard When we first moved to our area, there was an abundance of wildlife in our backyards. We had deer, raccoons, rabbits, opossums, chipmunks. squirrels and lots of birds. Unfortunately, as the human population increased, trees were cut down, fences were erected and the wildlife decreased. Sadly, in my backyard, while we […]

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Pet Adoption Saves Lives

Pet Adoption Saves Lives

Bringing Home a New Pet A few years ago, our oldest dog died and our family was devastated by the loss.  To some, I suppose that seems odd that we would grieve so much over a dog, but we consider our animals to be family members. Just like every other member of our household, our […]

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My Mother, My Friend

My Mother, My Friend

Let Me Tell You About My Mom Anyone who knows me, knows how close I am to my mother.  She has always supported any endeavor I have undertaken and she has always been there to encourage me to succeed or to console me when I fail.  She even supports my online writing endeavors.  Mom reads […]

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Easter in the House of Sylvestermouse

Easter in the House of Sylvestermouse

Easter is one of my favorite holidays for several reasons. First and foremost, it is an important religious holiday for me and my family.  Second, I love the spring when all the bulbs, trees, grass, everything is starting to bloom again.  It really is a season of re-creation.  And last, I love all the Easter […]

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Pictorial Tour of the Memphis Botanic Gardens

Pictorial Tour of the Memphis Botanic Gardens

Memphis Botanic Gardens in Spring Such beauty is beyond my imagination!  If I were to dream of the perfect garden, it would be the one I found at the Memphis Botanic Garden in Memphis, Tennessee.  Tucked away beside a lovely city park and believe it or not, behind a shopping mall, sits the most gorgeous […]

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Decorating Our Christmas Tree

Decorating Our Christmas Tree

Our Family Christmas Tree Every year as I walk through the stores, I admire all of the beautifully decorated Christmas trees.  I always enjoy looking at the themed trees and all the different ornaments that together make one beautiful presentation.  Once or twice I have been tempted to purchase all new matching ornaments and make […]

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Using a Decorative Trash Can as a Gift Basket

Using a Decorative Trash Can as a Gift Basket

Presentable Trash Can Gifts! Because I enjoy giving unique gifts, I started putting these unique gift basket sets together years ago.  They are always a big hit with the recipient.  Plus, they make a really pretty presentation. These trash can gift baskets make great gifts for Christmas, birthdays, Mother’s Day or Father’s Day, Valentine’s Day, […]

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