Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

November is almost over!

Boy has this month sure gone by fast!!

The last few months have been somewhat hectic for myself, I've had a lot going on in my personal life  and that is why I haven't been on here.

Come January I hope to pick up on my Blog post's and making jewelry again. I've been getting bits and peices for making new things, just haven't been able to get myself to do anything. I will spend time re-organizing my items and cleaning my area up!

This weekend I am doing a mini giveaway of my items and other things, so be sure the check it out!

 Hope to see you there, and I hope that everyone has a great week! Thankyou for your support and understanding in my absence!

Tuesday, August 9, 2011


Summer has been pretty busy for myself, and I notice it has been for other's too! What have you been up to this summer??

I've made new items, but before I even got photo's they sold at the market! That's a sad thing but a happy thing!  I haven't had much new to post because right now I am loving doing peyote stitching! Which means less items and more time. But I am going to see if I can get some new items done up in the next few days here, so keep posted!

Also my earring's a day blog is still going strong also! I'm nearing the halfway mark! Right now there is a camera giveaway so make sure to check it out!
August Blog hop Camera giveaway (Earrings A Day)

Friday, July 1, 2011

Nook Scavenger Hunt!

Welcome to our Nook Scavenger Hunt... Sumthing Purdy has joined with 17 other wonderful bloggers to offer you a Nook Color Wifi with Library Case!

This is going to be fun and super easy - Follow these simple steps -

  1. Go to each blog (in order below)
  2. Follow each Blog with Google Friend Connect "GFC"
  3. Grab the "Magic Letter"
  4. Once you have ALL the letters and you have the "MAGIC SENTENCE" fill out the ENTRY FORM HERE
  5. You can also earn an Extra Entry by "liking" each Blog's Facebook Page - so you can "like" each Facebook Page when you visit their blog, or you can use the easy form below!

You will begin your quest at The Adventures of My Family of 8 and continue on in order of the blogs (you can see below) .

This is my Magic letter

I am letter 17 :o)
One you begin going to the blog's below (in order), you will find everything you need.

Follow Each Blog via GFC, Networked Blogs or Email.

Adventures of My Family of 8

Fabulous Finds by November Girl xoxo

Simply Stacie

Debbie Does Coupons

Melissa’s Bargain Blog

Everyday Ramblings of My Life

Just Married with Coupons

Mommy’s Coupon Train

Sweeping Me

Makobi Scribe

Bass Giraffes Thoughts

Mommy’s Money Saving Obsession

The Link Fairy

Sweet Treats & Good Eats

Free Samples to Fill Up Your Mailbox

Adventures of a Couponista

Sumthing Purdy

Centsless Deals

You will find the entry form on the Last blog you go to (Fab. Finds by November Girl).

The Adventures of My Family of 8

THIS IS IN NO WAY SPONSORED BY FACEBOOK, it is sponsored by the above Blogs


Thursday, June 30, 2011

Trying to make my blog button AGAIN

I've tried doing this many times- for hours....and keep getting frustrated...i think though know I know what I have to do...let's see if it works!


OKAY- SERIOUSLY!?!?!?!? I'm not bad with computer's but in doing my blogs, I've come to feel computer illiterate! rofl
 So on the left you can see where a person can take the code for my button to add it to their blog....but I couldn't get the photo to work.....
So mad! I am trying to improve the looks of both my blogs- but man sometimes this can get frustrating!  Well after 1.5hrs I'm giving up for now.....Going to take a few minutes to break and then have to do my new post that I am very excited for!

Working on Working!?

Besides being sick with my first Summer cold (btw they are always the worst as far as Im concerned)lol, 
I am working on working.....does that even make sense? lol  It's funny as summer has come wtih the sun and warm weather I thought it'd be easy to create my jewelry. But for some reason, it's not been like that. I want to just be outside in the sun! OOPS!

So with that being said I am working on a few different idea's right now.... I don't want to give away all the details to it- but I am excited for it! The base of the bracelet is a peyote stitch bracelet- then i have come up with putting different things on the bracelet!  I think the two I am making will be a good hit! I love making the peyote bracelets, but I find it's hard to price them- they do take time to make but I enjoy that time!
Lately I've been putting focus on my journey blog called Earrings A Day. If you've not seen my talk about it, I will tell you what it's all about! For one year I am making a pair of earrings every day for one year! Every month I take those earrings and have a goal! I try to sell half of that month's earrings - they are only $10.00 each (plus shipping). Then I take the other half of earrings and give them away either randomly or via games on FB! So if your a following of the blog you can win and if your playing games you can win!  Also if you purchase a pair of earrings your name goes on the list and you have a chance to win a jewelry set! Not too bad right!

At the end of the year I will do my last blog post and be able to share with everyone what I raised for a childrens charity! Here's another fun point- there's a poll on my blog for you to put your vote in for the charity to recieve the money!

If you are interested in checking it out- I'd love to see you there!

click here to check out EARRINGS A DAY BLOG <3

click here to check out EARRINGS A DAY on FB <3

ONE last thing for today- I am taking part in a great giveaway! You will not want to miss out on it! I'll have a new post tomorrow with all the info, so don't miss it! 17 blogs have come together for a fun game and ONE great prize!!!

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Summer is close- I can feel it! Can you?!

Well after a bit of a break from blogging I am back!  A mini vacation and now back to life.  The weather has been a little gross but today was a great day, sun was out and you could tell kids were enjoying it! The school year is coming close to it's end, so my daughter is excited about that! This will be an interesting summer- living at the place where we usually have our summer vacations at! But I am looking forward to it!

What are  your summer plans??

The last few day's I've worked on a few items and I will share some of them here, maybe some feedback on the items??

Colored Howlite to look like colored turquoise

Howlite nugget Necklace

Purple wood beads with acrylic beads & metal spacers

'Nugget Bracelets' with different findings

I LOVE THIS NECKLACE! Purple glass beads going from big to small! Finished off with silver plated necklace and magnetic heart clasp.

I am working on a couple peyote stitch bracelet's right now too, hopefully they'll be a big hit! I can't wait to see how they turn out!

I am going to do a post once a week from now on I think- update on what I've been up to and what's new!

Also if anyone is interested I'm helping someone to get a page going for Auctions! A Few ppl have had problems with any interest into their auctions (me included). So this FB page- will be sort of a One Stop Shop for people! One place to check out the great deals! We need more fans- so head on over there and check it out! This could be a great success! *CLICK HERE* Auction Addicts *CLICK HERE*