Monthly Archives: September 2011

Puppy Love

While my customers seem to love my owl hats the most, I think I like the puppy dogs better.  I think it’s because I am able to make each one a little different from the others.  My pups are definitely … Continue reading

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I’m Listening With a Broken Ear

Tuesday night my Book Club met at my house.  As best those of us in the club who are “old timers” can remember, we’ve been a book club for about 18 years.  We started meeting and talking about books way … Continue reading

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Endless Possibilities

I love fabric stores.  I could spend endless hours in any one.  Sometimes I feel like a go into a trance-like state in a fabric or craft store.  Every bolt of fabric, every ribbon or skein of yarn or card … Continue reading

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What a Year

A year ago: I didn’t know I was going to be a grandmother. I had one daughter in Charlotte, one in Raleigh, and one on Tutuila. Watching Carolina Panthers games was nothing but depressing. Now: I have the two most … Continue reading

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Etsy Shop~ Smiling Tree Toys

My new favorite Etsy Shop is Smiling Tree Toys.  They make organic wood products for children.  The shop owners, Justin and Kathleen, are former Peace Corp volunteers who served in Niger, West Africa.  Their toys are beautiful, fun, educational, and … Continue reading

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Pinterest takes me to my Happy Place

I’ve been reading and hearing about Pinterest lately.  Kim wrote about it on the Everything Etsy Blog and my daughter Laura has become addicted to it.  I put off becoming involved, and then over the weekend I succumbed.  Addiction to … Continue reading

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