Showing posts from June, 2009


I have a long list of blogs that I follow and through them, I have met quite a few fellow artisans. It has been a lot of fun, and even though things have been incredibly busy for me lately, I enjoy reading the blogs and learning new things and learning more about them.

I wanted to thank a couple of wonderful women for reading my blog and liking it enough to award me with two blog awards:
The first one is Tami Abiuso from Holistic Diva. She gave me an award called the Vespa Blogger Friendship Award. She also has a shop at ArtFire called Essensu. It is a fantastic shop and I have purchased from her in the past and will do again in the future. She always puts some samples in with your purchase... something to actually make your mouth water... the Organic Pumpkin Body Polish is lip smacking, drool inducing heaven! It was just a sample but I have to say it is incredible! It smells just like the pumpkin bread I make... I don't know that it is fair to make me hungry when I am taking a sho…

I'm trying to get back into the swing of things

Hi! Sorry I have been so quiet, I haven't been quite inspired lately. Staging a house and keeping it straightened up and clean all of the time, really sucks it out of me. I hate feeling like we are under a microscope, but in a sense we are. Having to be ready for a showing at a moment's notice, I don't really feel I can get messy with my crafts. So far, we have been on the market just over a month. We have gotten a lot of positive feedback, but the market is definitely a different animal than it was the last time we sold a house.... just over 2 years ago. Happily, our realtor here really makes a good effort and channels a lot of positive energy into selling this house. She has had 2 open houses so far and has another one planned for the coming weekend. And she is bringing the "caravan" by on Tuesday with all of the realtors in her office. Hopefully word of mouth will get her sold. We have only had one negative, and that was because someone didn't like the pai…