Posts made in February, 2012

Embellished Clothespins

Posted by on Feb 21, 2012 in Fabulous & Free | 0 comments

Clothespins…something about them is so endearing and takes me back to days gone-by.  I think it’s because clothespins remind me of Mom.  Mom has hung clothes on the clothesline as far back as I can remember.  Even today, at age 81,  and yes, even in the Iowa winter, she is still hanging clothes on the line despite owning a dryer.  When I see a clothespin it immediately evokes a memory of climbing into bed with clean sheets...

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“Green With Envy” – St Patrick’s Day

Posted by on Feb 21, 2012 in Fabulous & Free | 1 comment

The Irish are “my people”.  I’m as Irish as any lass could be.  My dark hair, fair skin, and blue eyes probably give me away…but not near as much as my upbringing.  Where I come from you get pinched if you don’t wear green on St. Patty’s Day.  It is as sure as having a potato at almost every meal.  Potatoes (Yes, just ask Dan Quayle, potatoes plural has an...

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Love is in the air – Valentine’s Day

Posted by on Feb 14, 2012 in Fabulous & Free | 2 comments

Valentine’s Day is here in a matter of hours.  I stopped by the post office on the way home to mail a birthday gift to my sister, Gina.  This particular post office is inside of a Hallmark store.  It was quite busy as people swarmed over the Valentine’s Day cards.  What’s not to love about Valentine’s Day?  Chocolate, conversation hearts, more...

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Chicken Wire Repurposed Frames – Sonoran Living Live February 9, 2012

Posted by on Feb 11, 2012 in Fabulous & Free | 0 comments

Recently Sonoran Living Live was kind enough to invite me on their show to demonstrate one of my “clever creations.”  Andi Barness, one of the co-hosts, saw something I made my friend Shelley.  Shelley was kind enough to show her my book and the rest is history. Andi, Stephanie, and Denise, along with the entire crew, were a lot of fun to work with and made me feel right at home.  I dusted off my...

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