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My Spinning Philosophy (and how it ties into jewelry making)

My Spinning Philosophy (and how it ties into jewelry making)

The other day I was flipping through my copy of Intertwined: The Art of Handspun Yarn, Modern Patterns, and Creative Spinning by Lexi Boeger and…

September Newsletter & Giveaway

September Newsletter & Giveaway

We’ve been travelling so I’ve been quiet on the blog front. You can read about the latest in my newsletter, as well as participate in…

March Newsletter Archive

March Newsletter Archive

Click the image below to read March 2014’s newsletter:

Change of Plans…

Just as I get my website up and running, we decide to do some upgrades to our downstairs. It is time. We also bought a…

Changes…

Changes…

There are some changes (challenges?) coming up this year for my family that have forced me to evaluate what projects this year are most important…

New Year, New Goals…The End of the Jewelry Sabbatical

New Year, New Goals…The End of the Jewelry Sabbatical

I have been quiet. The end of the 2010 was drawing near & I wrapped up my jewelry sabbatical getting a head start on 2011…

Seven Things

Seven Things

I was tagged by the beautiful Tasha Chawner to share seven things about me. While I am flattered that she  thought of me in all…

Artfire Collections & Etsy Treasuries

Artfire Collections & Etsy Treasuries

It appears that Etsy has successfully launched their new treasury format, which now allows you to tag your creation with key words so to make…

Etsy’s Treasury East: New Feature

Etsy’s Treasury East: New Feature

I got a convo from a fellow Etsian that I am featured in her curated Treasury East. This is the first time I have been…

Playing Catch Up…

Playing Catch Up…

I am so severely behind with my blog posting. In March, my family & I ended up travelling home to Nova Scotia to attend a…

2010: My Jewelry Sabbatical

In December, I thought really long and hard about what direction to take my jewelry business for the future. Last January, I was very pregnant…

Fundraising Inspired: Elly’s Pageant Fund

Fundraising Inspired: Elly’s Pageant Fund

I’ve always enjoyed donating my jewelry for silent auctions and door prizes, but it has always been a goal of mine to host fundraisers on…

The 6 Characteristics of Highly Creative People

The 6 Characteristics of Highly Creative People

I found this article several years ago, after looking up the exact wording to one of my all-time favourite quotes by Thomas Moore. The article…

Rockhound Wannabes in Bancroft

Rockhound Wannabes in Bancroft

I was fortunate enough to travel to Ontario Cottage Country in order to attend the 46th Annual Rockhound Gemboree in Bancroft. My husband & I…

Finding Inspiration…

Finding Inspiration…

Newton’s first Law of Motion: “An object at rest tends to stay at rest and an object in motion tends to stay in motion…” So…

Getting my Groove On…

Getting my Groove On…

Well it’s offcial. I sat down last night I finally made my way back into jewelry making after a 10 week hiatus due to the…

Welcome Ava Rose Celeste…

Welcome Ava Rose Celeste…

Our newest family member arrived safely & quickly Wednesday morning, little sister for Sophie. A beautiful water birth at home! Thus ending my 100 days…

…And the Lemonade Award goes toooooo….

I want to give a special & heart felt thank you to Dawn & Maureen for nominating me for a lemonade award previously. This may…

A Gesture that Made my Day: I Won a Lemonade Award!

Dawn, fellow jewelry maker & blogger, nominated me today for a lemonade award, in recognition for great gratitude/attitude. It may seem like a small gesture,…

Blog Feature

I am honoured to be featured on the Caly’s Day At the Beach Blog for my contribution of a brain cancer awareness bracelet for the…

Donations Kick Start the 2009 Year…Could I help you with your fundraiser?

Donations Kick Start the 2009 Year…Could I help you with your fundraiser?

So far this year, I am pleased to have donated to two causes by donating jewelry for silent auctions. I always love to donate my…

100 Days of Creativity…

Driving back to Montréal from Holidays in Nova Scotia, I had a lot of time to think about what I want for 2009. Besides the…