AUGUST, TIME FOR SOME R & R

In August so many people decide to go on vacation, and this year I am one of them! I will be taking this month off from any markets or shows. I will probably still make some inventory, but not as much as last month or next month! I am going to be driving up to CT!…

JULY; I MUST BE A REAL FLORIDIAN, BECAUSE I AM LOVING IT!!!

I must admit, I never thought I would say I love summer in Florida, but boy do I!!! Don't get me wrong; I LOVE my job- the fast paced, hustle and bustle of season is exhilarating, and exhausting! But I love it, the people, the interaction, the crazy schedule, the fabulous sales- it's ALL GOOD!…

JUNE; THE SERENITY OF SUMMER

June does start our serene, summer months in SWFL- I've talked about this before. Most people are gone now, just the locals remain and the occasional tourist or visitor. The farmers markets that I have been frequenting close for season, very few remain open all year. So this means I have plenty of quality time…

MAY; TRANSITION TIME

SO this is the time of year when I start to transition to the quieter, down time of my year. I will be doing three markets through Mother's day; including the two Punta Gorda weekend markets and the Thursday market on Dearborn St. After Mother's Day, I transition to just the weekends for the rest…

I AM CHANGING THINGS UP IN APRIL!!

    I AM CHANGING THINGS  UP IN APRIL!! What do I mean? Well several things; let's start at the beginning, that's usually a good place to start Lately it has been a challenge to get my newsletter out on time and formulate what I'd like to say. Normally I try to take things that…

MARCHING THROUGH AN AWESOME SEASON!

MARCHING THROUGH AN AWESOME SEASON! I am just loving this season! I have a GREAT line up of markets this year, and in my third full season- I am hitting my stride! I am so thankful for how well received my jewelry designs are! Customers really seem to like them, and I've had a lot…

FEBRUARY IS ALL ABOUT LOVE!!

FEBRUARY IS ALL ABOUT LOVE!!! And I am LOVING IT!!! This month represents VALENTINES DAY, and thoughts of love are every where! So naturally I am in high gear wire wrapping heart shaped stones I cut over the summer months. Guys are out shopping for their gals, and visa versa. Some people say it is…

JANUARY; WE BEGIN AGAIN!!!

And so we do, we begin a new year, another chapter, a new adventure! No one knows what this year holds- isn't that exciting?!! Anything is possible, and that's the way to look at life- glass half full, ya know. I am looking forward to my fourth season (third full season) of shows in Florida! I…

DECEMBER – MAKING WISHES COME TRUE!!!

Did your wishes come true this year? Well mine have, mostly anyway! Last month we said November was a good time to give thanks and be grateful for all we have, and for all the wishes that have come true. It's important to acknowledge our accomplishments and our blessings. This month, December, can sometimes be about…

NOVEMBER; FINDING AN “ATTITUDE OF GRATITUDE”

NOVEMBER; FINDING AN "ATTITUDE OF GRATITUDE!" November brings the start of our holiday season, and that gets us thinking about family, friends, life, and all things emotional. It can be a really rough time of the year for some. I always loved the holidays, and I never really understood how it could make you sad;…