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tutorial: Team Peeta woven bracelet

*GFC is going away! Please visit here for other options to follow us.* You may not have heard, but the immensely popular Hunger Games trilogy is releasing the first movie in what will be an immensely popular cinematic series.  Someone in this house is literally counting down the days until we can see Katniss and […]

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tutorial: Team Peeta bracelet (pattern info)

To see how to make the knots to create the bracelet, please see this post. As always, if you need clarification on something, please leave a comment.  I will answer your questions to the best of my ability. I created my pattern in Excel.  You have 8 strings to work with, so you will have […]

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Main Street Book Club: The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

 The Hunger Games  Suzanne Collins  Scholastic Press  Release Date: September 14, 2008 In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying districts. Long ago the districts waged war on the Capitol and were defeated. As part of the surrender terms, each […]

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Monday Munchies: Catching Fire’s Fish Cakes and Lime Paste

My head is swimming with all of the foods mentioned in The Hungers Games trilogy.  Some of them sound quite delicious and intriguing (clear green broth that “tastes like springtime”), some of them sound a little, erm, awful (Greasy Sae’s wild dog and mouse stew). In Chapter 14 of Catching Fire, the deflated victors are […]

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