… exactly. I have been struggling to put my thoughts and feelings into words that can come out of my mouth (or keyboard) and make any bit of sense. I have so many friends that blog and have had an outlet to channel their views, feelings and such. This website, isn’t a “blog”. (though, I … More When you don’t know what to say.
There comes a point when you are a working-at-home mom, that you feel like you just never.have.time, you are drowning, and if one more person touches me, I’m going to LOSE IT. This point hit HARD this summer with me. I had both kids home full time for 72 days (not that I was counting … More Behind the Scenes of Summer
I recently read a fantastic article in the NY Times titled: “Why Startups Love Moleskines” because, well… I’m kinda a nerd about this stuff. I have always had a love affair with a good quality notebook, and I was starting to fear that paper notebooks were being pushed out by tablets, phones and other electronic … More Vincent van Gogh, Pablo Picasso, Ernest Hemingway, and the everyday person
Sometimes, I get my best inspiration from clients. I have always had the approach to working on custom jobs, that you should come to me with any and all ideas, visions and dreams that you would like to incorporate into your order, and I will try my darndest to accomplish them. Sometimes, I can deliver … More Going for Gold
I have been thinking a lot recently about how to really grow Ink Meets Paper, and how to make it really work for not only myself, but my family as well. It has not been an easy thing to do! I am a times, arguing with myself, as far as what is really the “right” … More A change of direction, a change of heart
So, I have a confession to make. I am a Facebook lurker. I tend to read more than I “like” and comment on. I’ve gotten much better recently and started commenting more, and liking posts of friends, and even in a few of the local pages that I have become a member of. I have … More Is Etsy too Expensive, or are we too dumb to understand
Things have been busy around here. Much of it being behind the scenes… I have been working on a wedding invitation suite for someone, and I have been trying to get my Christmas cards in order, so that I can have the designs up and ready for the season… and my six year old started … More Invitations, Holiday Cards, and a new start to the school year
I have never been shy about my love for the Mount Hope Farmers Market– I love it there, they seem to love me (even if it’s just because they have a soft spot for me since I was their first “craft vendor”) But I have finally returned. When I was talking with the director of … More Heigh ho the derry-o
We are just coming down from a crazy week and a half here! My husband was away on a business trip from Sunday to laaaate Friday night, and in our infinite wisdom, we figured we would host a family BBQ on Saturday. (both of our families live out of state, so events like these aren’t … More I used paper napkins! (and just for the flea of it)
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?