Monthly Archives: September 2011

on the evolution of “family”

the relationship between mother and child exists in every family, and yet i don’t know that i ever fully understood that dynamic until becoming a mother, myself.  i wouldn’t say that i didn’t respect my mother, because i did, and … Continue reading






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Holiday Boot Camp – Week One, Day 6

It’s time to get started on those Goals don’t you think! Or at least, a few of them. Well, I’ll tell you where I’ve gotten, because it’s not very far! Make listings for shipping upgrades sooner rather than later. Well, … Continue reading






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Work Space

I don’t have a studio. Well, not really. I work out of my dining room which also functions as our computer room, our library, our piano performance area, and homework center. You’ll hear me whine and cry about it a … Continue reading






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Holiday Boot Camp – Week One, Day Two/Three

Just to reiterate – I’m taking part in Etsy’s Holiday Boot Camp through their Etsy Success Newsletter and documenting the whole thing because that’s the only way I know to stay on task! 🙂 So, to remind us, week one’s … Continue reading






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on falling in Love with the pine trees…

a little over eight years ago, i packed my belongings (well, the really important ones), my dog, and myself, into my 1994 buick lesabre, and drove west. i was at a place in my life where i had nothing to … Continue reading






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