Thursday, November 17, 2011

Who Loves Orange?

AmyT and mom just created this great treasury at Etsy.  Take a look and see if you can figure out which one is my creation!!  Here is a link to their cool Etsy shop. and also to their latest treasury!

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Exploring Handmade

Debi of "Debi's Designs" has been working extra hard to select and showcase a wonderful selection of artists and their shops to make your holiday shopping easier!  Starting today and ending November 28, she will be featuring a wide range of great gift ideas for your family and loved ones!  Buying handmade and giving a lasting gift is so much more meaningful than purchasing another massed produced product from overseas.  With todays economy, I know how important it is to make each dollar count.  Each day, Debi will feature a specific artisan craft and the artists that produce that craft.  Today is "lampworking" day and I have been fortunate to be selected as one of the featured artists.  Check back each day to discover lots of wonderful shops, gifts and artists!

Sunday, November 13, 2011

It's almost here!

I have a beautiful sugar maple in my yard and every year the vibrant range of colors the leaves turn always amazes me.  I'm able to oooh and ahhh for several weeks as I watch it put on a show.  That tree helps me to gradually acclimate myself to the harsh knowledge that winter is "almost here".  A to help me prepare for the long cold months coming up or even a "I'm sorry to be leaving you" going away present.

Unfortunately, whether due to the heavy rain this fall or the quick winter storm that blew through a few weeks ago, the annual fall foliage show fell short.  The  winter storm blew off the majority of just turning leaves and the remainder turned yellow for the most part and then dropped. What a wild weather month we have had here in southeastern Pennsylvania. I am hoping that it isn't an indicator of the next few month!