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Wednesday, November 09, 2011

Is it just me or do you just get up an hour earlier when the time changes to fall back? Here I am, awake at 4:30am today...not that I am normally up at 5:30 but I went to bed earlier too - I feel as though this will be one long day!

So, I previously posted that my mom has a new online shop on Etsy, it took her 6 days for her first sale, I'm super happy for her - it took me 2.5 weeks to make one and then the first two were to out of state friends of mine! I hope she does well, especially since I was the one prodding her in to this venture!

I have a couple new books. Surprised? I doubt it. The first photo is of a matching set, one 8" x 10" and a small 4" x 8". I've used this fabric before on a custom order so this will be the last in using it. I think they'd make a great gift - we'll see.

Gothic Harmony (click to view listing)

Field Sparks (click to view listing)
Seems as though my husband and I will be joining the gym. I think he has reached his "I've had enough of this" when last weekend he asked me to pick a dress shirt out of his closet for him, I then saw as we were leaving that he didn't have it on, I asked why, he said it was BBB - "well, what the heck is BBB" I asked , he said it meant "before big belly". I love that he's ready to join me in some exercise, we'll just join for a few months and see if he sticks to it!

I have slacked on posting links to my friends on the On Fire for Handmade team so if all goes right I'll post a one or two every day until I catch up. These two are also teammates from the Handmade Artists' Forum:

This week's Featured Artisan is Sarah - Finding Charm! Sarah has
beautiful creations in a wide variety of styles and colors! You can
find Finding Charm on:

This week's Featured Artisan is Sandi Levy - I Knit Quilt Sew!
Sandy has delightful creations in here shop. Something for everyone!
You can find I Knit Quilt Sew on:

Remember this song? The video of Jim Croce and his son gets me a little misty-eyed. Not sure how long before his death this was filmed...pretty song.

If I could save time in a bottle...................at the Shores

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Cynthia Schelzig said...

I just adore your book creations.
We all can´t stand time changes over here too. I mean it gets dark at FOUR THIRTY....and I am talking in the afternoon....ugh,,,how can anyone use less energy when you have to turn on your lights at 4:30 in the afternoon...what,,,should we do our measuring for bookcovers in the dark,,,,I don´t think sooooo...I have enough trouble with that in bright sunshine:):)

trusk4u said...

Beautiful books! Not sure which is my favorite. Congrats to Mom and continued success to her.
I'm not really a big fan of the whole time change thing. It is what it is I guess.
Love that song too! Seems we like many of the same things.:)

Finding Charm said...

Thank you so much for the feature! I appreciate the support.



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