Okay, so I have never been a huge fan of the word clearance. I know it makes budget conscious and bargain obsessed people giddy, but it just seems like a dirty word? The definition alone: clearance: clear·ance [kleer-uhns] noun Also called clearance sale. the disposal of merchandise at reduced prices to make room for new … More Is “Clearance” a dirty word?
Well… it’s kinda hard to see, but that image is the e mail I received today – that thousands of others got in their e mail today as well. Those earrings on the left? Yep! They are mine!I am going to be able to reach so many more people then I could ever imagine, in … More Official!
I have been active on Etsy for the better part of six years. As a seller for just about three of them, I have had my Etsy love affair grow and wither numerous times during this time. I think that is fair to say about any relationship in life, be it with a person or … More Sometimes, you get the best email
Whew! We just got back from a family wedding down in Charleston, SC. Because we are gluttons for punishment, we chose to drive (from Rhode Island!). Two children and three adults packed into a Jeep Grand Cherokee. We picked up my sister in Philly to join us for the ride (because we are just that … More A trip to Charleston, and the opportunity to see my product in action!
Has anyone out there noticed a trend with how I feel about how much stuff costs? Like most people, my family lives on a budget (a budget that has gotten even smaller since two kids have joined our family) But even before having kids, and going down to one income, I have always been on … More Don’t overspend on invitations – Ten tips and tricks for how to make the most of your invitation budget
Yeah okay, so I am obviously late with this, but I was dragging my heals on buying eggs for this. (On a side note, why is it so hard to find white eggs lately?) We buy cage free organic eggs, so ours are brown, so I had to go out and buy white eggs, and … More Easter Eggs TWO ways!
I have a serious problem with how much wreaths cost … seriously. Especially when they tend to get destroyed by either the natural elements, or the unnatural ones (e.g., my family). I have yet to own a wreath that doesn’t get bumped by a shoulder, a bag, or whipped around by weather. And they definitely … More DIY Wreath on the Cheap
Many people fear etiquette and get completely intimidated by the idea that they need to use the most proper etiquette. Although, I do believe proper etiquette is important, it is more important to look at it as a guideline for making everyone comfortable. (and to not sound like a complete nimrod) Etiquette should never go … More Say it with Honor or Honour… but at the least, with proper Etiquette
I have a confession to make. I am not (at all) a gushy, “romantic” type. What I am, is sentimental. This has served me well in my paper journey. I used to work for a paper company back when I was living in NYC, where I designed custom printed items. I found it to be … More Say it with paper… or not?
Well, to quote the Beatles – Here comes the sun, Here comes the sun, and I say, It’s all right Is anyone else out there so tired of winter and it’s dreariness? Now, don’t get me wrong – I love winter (I know, I’m a total freak) but when everyone out there is shaking their … More Here Comes The Sun (Positive Thinking!)