Episode 105 – The Nurture Awakens

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Episode 100 (part 1) – Recommendation MADNESS

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Episode 99 – We have one hyphenated word for you… Hip-Hopera!

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Episode 97 – An octopus grows old eating

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Episode 93 – Mike joined us and it wasn’t all that horrible

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Episode 91 – Laura and the Killjoys

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Episode 90 – The correlation of sheep

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Episode 87 – AV Club

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Episode 79 – Pointless Fun Stacking Leopards and Foxes

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Episode 71 – Go Loopy for Lost Wax

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS71.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | Stitcher | RSSIn this episode you can learn to make a steampunk hat, and then hang it up ANYWHERE. Mel’s Recommendation: Website/ YouTube Channel: Lost Wax Yes, more crafting awesomeness. You know I can’t resist Steampunk! ~M Lost Wax is the name of Chris Huebert’s website and YouTube channel. He creates amazingly beautiful steampunk jewelry and also has a number of fun, affordable DIY Steampunk tutorials on Youtube. The tutorial videos are free to watch, but for the detailed plans (with full templates, … Continue reading