travel

tutorial: beach reads book cover

crafting

Even though it has been ridiculously, hellishly hot lately, I find myself wishing I was going to the beach. A friend of mine is going to the Cayman Islands this weekend, and I am insane with jealousy. I just know that the weather there is going to be normal-for-summer sunny and hot, the way you […]

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the good, the bad, and the ugly

events

This year I have an incredibly busy retail show season, that is completely unprecedented in my previous five years in business. It’s not even the end of May, and I have four major shows under my belt, plus other, smaller events earlier in the year. It’s crazy! Last week I was seriously doubting my sanity, […]

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skip town in style

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It’s been a while since I’ve traveled anywhere, and I’m starting to feel anxious about it. Luckily, I have several trips planned for the spring/summer, mostly for out-of-town craft shows, but at least one just for fun. I’m going to Dallas for a friend’s wedding in a few weeks, and planning for that trip inspired […]

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four thousand five hundred thirty three

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That’s how many words I have left to write before I reach the finish line for NaNoWriMo! Although my word count does not reflect it (I figure the next time I verify will be at the very, bitter end), I am at 45, 467 words as of 4:45 pm this afternoon. I started my Thanksgiving […]

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random thoughts vi

balancing act

fall collection!Check it out, y’all, the fall collection is finally ready! I really think this is my favorite collection so far. I am absolutely in love with every single one of the eighteen new looks for the wristlet, classic, and envelope clutch. Yes, that means in the past I haven’t totally loved all of them. […]

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