Happy New Year Paris Letters Project

Secret Garden Journal

Twenty years ago I kept a journal detailing the journey I took to the world of cancer, treatment decisions and recovery. While still in recovery from treatment and very unhappy, I locked then wrapped the journal in plain brown paper and mailed it to Paris with no return address. Continue reading


November 3, 2012

I am delighted to introduce Taylor McCoy. Taylor and I met through our Networking Together group on Facebook and have discovered we have a lot in common….We share a Performing Artist background, Handcraft Artisanship and we are both of the ‘chic age’.

Native Indian Inspired Style Jewelry

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Antique Basket Lady

October 1, 2012

Besides being a great resource of information and networking opportunity, another terrific perk of being a member of the Networking Together group is that I have discovered the beautiful Artisan handiwork of Sue from Wisconsin, AKA-

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Grah-Toe Studio

Sept 1, 2012

An additional benefit of being an Etsy Shop Owner is that one meets wonderful people! I met Kimi when she sent a message asking if I could create a customized heart that had the letters SHMILY (See How Much I Love You)!

“ℓ♥√عℓ♥√عℓ♥√ع AWESOME! fast shipping and SUPER great service for a custom order with a deadline for anniversary! and BEAUTIFULLY presented!! thank you SO much!! i LOVE it and will be spreading the word…(after our anniversary)! Love to you, Kimi”

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Thistle Cottage Studio

When a couple of years ago I was looking for some fabulous flowers to dress up one of my hats I immediately turned to search for something that would be in support of fellow Etsysians. I discovered a shop with creations that completely surpassed my expectation.

Prepare to be absolutely mesmerized by the beautiful hats adorned with exquisite accoutrements designed and created with an old world expertise and quality surpassed by none!

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Prepare to be Marked by the Muse

Stephey and I enjoy a lovely friendship. When I came across her blog I was totally intrigued and captivated! Stephey poses provocative and thoughtful questions to challenge an artist’s thinking and self-nurturing. I am thrilled and honored to have the pleasure of introducing you to Stephey Baker!