Tennessee Ridge Primitives

I am still not quite sure as to what I am supposed to do on this website...so this is just a test...:0) Visit my website at http://www.tennesseeridgeprimitives.com to explore my Extreme primitive style patterns....200 Plus patterns to choose from!!!   ...more

Poetry Friday: Mary Jo Bang


New Crafty Construction Paper

 Try New Crafty Construction Paper!  Increase handwriting and concentration skills through art! ...more

And Still I Rise: The Healing Power of Resilience

Maya Angelou's poem "Still I Rise" provides beautiful testimony to the power of resilience: ...more

Thank you for sharing these paths that have worked for you, Candelaria! Keep moving forward and ...more

Artists and designers and photographers at BlogHer (oh my!)

So, there's this rumour going around that this weekend, Chicago is going to be the site of a gimongous blogging conference -- one of the biggest in the world.  Have you heard this?  Apparently bloggers who are artists, and designers and photobloggers and writers and other creative, politically active, socially aware types from all over the world will be in town. Are you going? ...more

I wish I could be there! Have fun...I can't wait to hear all about it!more

Charity Auction Tips

With the recession suppressing charity fund raiser ticket sales, more and more organizations are looking to Live Auctions to help make up for lost revenue.  Many are huge successes but there are a few tips to keep in mind when planning your own:     1.       If you have international travel packages you will substantially increase the value by including airfare. If you have no ...more

Frank McCourt- Angela's Son

by Laura Baudo Sillerman   ...more

The Ant and the Caterpillar: A Summer Photo Essay

by Shelley Singer I have a moment to share: not a senior moment, to which so many of us are prone, but more like a driveway moment — a term used on National Public Radio to describe a story so compelling it keeps you in your car long after you’ve reached your destination. In this case, though, the radio was off. ...more