Shop Love And A Giveaway

One of my favorite blog features to do is Shop Love I originally started doing it as a way to get to know  shop owners and their shops. For so many people owning a shop means more to them than just selling things and making money. Perhaps it's a way to express themselves. Or maybe it's about the connection between making something and someone else loving it. I was reminded of all this during my interview with today's shop owner Stephanie from Bonita Bellita...more

Queen B's Busy Work - Summer GiveAway!

The calendar says summer doesn't start for another week, but it certainly feels like it's already in full swing!  To celebrate  Queen B's Busy Work is giving away a pair of our Fun & Fluffy Flip Flops !! ...more

Hand Crocheted Skirt


Fun and Fluffy Flip Flops - Purple and Gold

(originally posted @ This is My Day Job)   ...more

Girl's Daisy Headband

(originally posted @ My Day Job)   In case you can't tell......more
I don't blame you, daisies seem perfectly natural for this time of year :)more

How to Build Your Brand on Etsy

How does Janell Anderson of Prunella Soap on ETSY make her shop stand out? Unique photos, lovely products, and pretty packaging are just a few reasons her shop is popular. ...more

Daisy Hairband with Ladybug

I adore this little daisy!  It's so easy to crochet, has a little dimension to it.  And it's just so cute!   ...more
This is just adorable, Beckey, my youngest daughter has always LOVED lady bugs.   By the way, I ...more

Baby Steps

(originally posted @ My Day Job) It all starts with baby steps.Step One: Come up with plan for life without paying job.  CheckIt's not easy.  It took a lot of agonizing, soul searching, a few talks with The Man of the House, some praying, and some waffling before I finally came to a choice about what I wanted to do.   After almost 13 years at paying job, I am ready to step out of the office and back into my home.  I will tend to ...more

Shhh... I Bought Myself a Late Birthday Present from MadCitySparkle

I'm a huge fan of trays of all kinds: bar trays, trinket trays, perfume trays- they're a perfectly fashionable solution for grouping things together (if you're like me, so you don't lose something.) I've been inspired by a number of creative alternatives like this cake stand used as a perfume tray from bellemaison23:...more

Taxidermy, pink hearts, nose warmers, gator-feet, vampire slaying, and the zombie apocalypse on Etsy

As I start writing this, I’ve been up since 11:30 pm because of the baby. It’s 3:00 am and she has more energy than I don’t even know what right now. What.the.hell. We’ve watched Dora. Lots and lots of Dora. If that isn’t enough to make anyone madd under normal circumstances, I don’t know what is....more