farm fresh desktop wallpaper

click to download 2560×1600 desktop wallpaper We’re going to get cold weather this weekend in Jacksonville! Below freezing on Sunday according to the news. I’m planning on cozying up with hot cocoa and the furry children, watching Christmas movies and, of course, continuing to move my things from the tiny townhouse to the new house…which…

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the sparklies

Just a few short weeks ago I ordered myself this ring from Feather Oak and have been checking every day since for a delivery date! I’m usually not very spendy when it comes to jewelry because…if the tangled ball of bracelets and necklaces that live in my top dresser drawer are any indication…I don’t take…

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holly jolly

After my last post (about being a light in so much dark), I decided to make the most of the weekend and get my Christmas cards ready. They are adorable, I am biased of course since every year the card has my dog on it in some form or another. This year the cats also…

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Ina Hattenhauer

I love the holiday themed animated gifs over at Hello Heute (illustrator Ina Hattenhauer’s blog). Some of them she paired with songs. For example, the animation below was paired with Baby It’s Cold Outside. Too adorable for words. TOO DAMN ADORABLE. Visit Ina’s blog for more of her more recent work. She’s wonderful! (most of…

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mount royal mint

visit mount royal mint This shop makes me want to buy felt and make friends. ALL THE FELT. Today or tomorrow a shipment of crafty craft-making goodies will be arriving at my door. I hope. When I order something online and have it delivered to my house AND it is not stolen I feel like…

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paper and present

  I’m skipping Thanksgiving and moving directly to Christmas. I’ve got a lot of work going on right now and, sadly, Thanksgiving will be very short and sweet for me next week. So, now on to better news and sparkly things; like Paper and Present on Etsy! I cannot express accurately the JOY it brings…

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LET NATURE SING

Click here to pay with tweet or facebook post and download this printable. I’ve got another printable ready for download. It’s a greeting card, folds to 5″ x 7″ and fits an A7 envelope. The card features my little furry creatures a-caroling (but they don’t quite know all the words – and neither do I,…

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the animal print shop

Have you visited The Animal Print Shop by Sharon Montrose? I’ve just spent about an hour looking at all the cute animal prints and loved the slide show. There is $5 flat rate shipping for U.S. orders and gift cards are available (great shower gift, right?). credits… all images link to source

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