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The I Love U Guys Foundation

I lead a pretty blessed life.  I have two happy, healthy kids who have grown into adults I couldn’t be more proud of.  I’m married to the love of my life, and with nearly 24 years under our belts we’re still going strong.  I get to spend my days writing and creating.  I have so…

Black Friday Weekend Sale Preview

Is everyone ready for Thanksgiving tomorrow?  We’re going to celebrate twice.  I’m cooking dinner for my boys on Thursday, then my daughter and son-in-law are joining us for leftovers and some Christmas decorating on Friday.  I’m not sure I warned them about the decorating part, so that might be a little surprise.  They can work…

DIY Coffee Cup Sleeve Sewing Kits

I’m excited to announce I’ve added a new item to my Etsy shop – DIY Coffee Cup Sleeve Sewing Kits! Everything you’ll need to make your own reversible coffee cup sleeve is included, except a sewing machine and some thread.  Even the sewing machine is optional, as these could be sewn by hand.  I’ve even…

How I Prepared for my First Craft Show in 12 Days

I’ve had a goal for the last couple of years to participate in a local craft show.  I really wanted to interact with people, get some feedback on the products I sell and meet other vendors.  With all the wedding chaos, I didn’t think it would happen this year.  But I found myself with extra…

Sewing Room Postcard Collage

Almost three years ago (which I only know because I looked it up) I bought some really cute postcards from an artist named Kathy Jeffords with an Etsy shop called The Dreamy Giraffe.  I fell in love with her style and chose the postcards so I’d have several of the prints.  After they arrived, I…

Late Summer Preview

It’s August, and last time I really felt like life wasn’t made of pure chaos it was April.  I was absent from this space for much of July, but now I’ve caught my breath and I’m ready to dive back in.  To start out, I thought I’d give you a glimpse into what you can…