the sparklies

Just a few short weeks ago I ordered myself this ring from Feather Oak and have been checking every day since for a delivery date! I’m usually not very spendy when it comes to jewelry because…if the tangled ball of bracelets and necklaces that live in my top dresser drawer are any indication…I don’t take…

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holly jolly

After my last post (about being a light in so much dark), I decided to make the most of the weekend and get my Christmas cards ready. They are adorable, I am biased of course since every year the card has my dog on it in some form or another. This year the cats also…

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Ina Hattenhauer

I love the holiday themed animated gifs over at Hello Heute (illustrator Ina Hattenhauer’s blog). Some of them she paired with songs. For example, the animation below was paired with Baby It’s Cold Outside. Too adorable for words. TOO DAMN ADORABLE. Visit Ina’s blog for more of her more recent work. She’s wonderful! (most of…

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warm fuzzies

It was a fun Thanksgiving holiday! I spent a few days in Tampa at my sister’s house and ate turkey with cranberries, and even some pumpkin pie. My niece, Emma, and I made a gingerbread house, origami stars and pom pom garland. There is glitter on everything. My sister, Rachel, got me a really neat…

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mount royal mint

visit mount royal mint This shop makes me want to buy felt and make friends. ALL THE FELT. Today or tomorrow a shipment of crafty craft-making goodies will be arriving at my door. I hope. When I order something online and have it delivered to my house AND it is not stolen I feel like…

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