Showing posts from October, 2008
The first of the new quartz pendants has been added to the shop today.
As well as the two new circle pendants that I showed you in progress awhile back.
It's been busy here as usual, but my daughter was ill yesterday at school and I had to go get her. Nothing serious just the usual stomach ickiness, but it did allow me to get a great deal of work done yesterday, because I got to go home early from work. I had a banner day in the Etsy shop. I think it was my best ever.

I went back to read my last few posts and it seems all I write about is being tired all the time. I guess that just comes with the fullness of my life and my love for staying up late to watch John Stewart and Steven Colbert. The sun has come back to Florida though, and that always sends the drearies away. I don't think I could live somewhere where it rained and was grey all the time. It so effects my mood.
Living here in Florida spoils a person. Not that we all run to the beach and get tan when we have a few minute…
New stack rings are being listed in the etsy shop!
Grey moonstone, carnelian and peridot are the first ones I made but a set with the grey
moonstone and alternating oxidized and bright silver bands was listed first. I am
having such a hard time getting the gemstones to photograph well. they all end up looking like ovals instead of circles.
I am having a very hard time lately with my pictures. I have a new rose gold dots series that I can't get to photograph well either so I am scrapping all the pictures and starting over. I have to get busy though, did you know Christmas is just around the corner....(grinning)!

I am tired, so I am slow to getting things going this week. It has been busy with kids events and such. Homecoming is next week, so are exams. Lots to do and not enough time in the day. I know that everyone says that the world is falling down around our ears, but in the last week my sales took an up swing. Maybe some of that elusive consumer confidence is coming back. Maybe peop…

Oh to be a parent....

When a new mom or soon to be mom asks for my advice as to what to expect, I seldom tell them the truth as to not completely freak them out and send them home crying. Being a parent means that not only are you lovingly responsible for your child's well being, but for all the children of every club or team they ever join. As a team mom you feed, clothe, and nurse those children. As a club parent you will organize fund raisers, staff events, travel half way around the country and back again. If you have any particular talent you will be called on to use that talent be it in finance as the clubs treasurer or organizational skills, or tapping into your contact list for donations.

Why this bit of parenting truth today? I am making spirit ribbons. I have in the past made spirit bracelets for 140 cheerleaders, and spirit charms for football players. Right now it is spirit ribbons. I am woefully behind on this particular fundraiser and have just a few weeks to crank out the rest of these. …