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…

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…

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;…

MARCH IS A BIG MONTH FOR FLORIDA!

MARCH is a big month for Florida! It could just be our busiest month of the year! The first month of spring, March has Palm Sunday, Easter, and St. patricks Day all in one! But, for us It's also important because this is when we have the biggest population, between all the snowbirds, the locals,…

FEBRUARY; LOVE IS IN THE AIR!

Did I really just say February? Wow, how time flies! Well, we are mid-winter and mid-season here in Florida, and things are rockin'! The weather has been a bit selfish, with terrible winds, and way more rain than we should get this time of year! But I guess we can't complain, after all, we don't…

DECEMBER; “WRAPPING UP” THE YEAR

Yes we are in December already! This month has so many meanings for everyone! Religious holidays, family gatherings, traditions, the beginning of colder weather, the end of the year, and it can also be the biggest shopping month of the year! December down here means more and more snowbirds, and better and better weather! We…

NOVEMBER; FALL COLORS ARE DIFFERENT IN FLORIDA!

So, exactly how is it different? Well, we do have a change of season; the weather changes from boiling and wet to damn perfect! (yes I am rubbing it in!) People start planting the few things that didn't want to grow in the hot, hot, hot summer. The tides in the canals can get really low,…

OCTOBER MARKS ANOTHER MILESTONE!

October means I have been here a year! Wow! Did that go by fast or what? At 2:15 pm on October 16th, 2014 I arrived in Florida to start a new chapter in my life. The past year has been full of  adventure, learning new things, challenges, and new discoveries. I have settled into this new…