Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Can you believe this?

Well after getting the gallbladder removed on Dec 4, 5 days later and only 20% of people this happens too, I get a leak from my liver spiting bile into my stomach. Talk about pain above all pain, I was rushed to the ER and transferred to the hospital in Austin that I had the procedure done, Drs looked for the leak, then they decided to place a stent in the bile duct to keep this from happening again. Finally two days later home sweet home, well at least I thought so until I started having more sharp pains. Now back to the ER, this time we went to the hospital were I had the surgery so I would not have to take another ride. They discovered I had pancreatitis which happens in 5% of all people who have there gallbladders out! Should I really have had it removed, it seems that it would have been easier to be on a diet then go through the hell I have been in the last 7 days. Well I am finally home, and have had a few sales to ship out in my shop, but most of all I am glad to sleep in my own bed tonight. ( Hospital beds move all night to keep you from getting bed sores, and you can't really sleep well with movement all night.) Well I was hoping to have a busier Christmas season on ETSY, I have only done 10 sales for the month, very slow. I am hoping to make some new jewelry for the NEW YEAR holidays....we will have to see how I feel the next few days. I did list some new earrings before the gallbladder mess...so check them out..at my shop.

Tuesday, December 9, 2008

New Creation

Well I have been working up this new creation for a couple of weeks now, and now I think I have gotten the design down. Its similiar to what we all know as the scrabble tile pendant famously done by several other etsy people but I think I may be the first to create it with old vintage fabric laid on top of the wooden pendant. I have looked and researched for some time and have found no one has done this idea yet, its so me too. I use soooo much vintage fabrics in all my designs, so why not add some to the pendant as well. It may be so cute you will have to get yourself one for christmas. I am listing it on my shop today. I have only one right now, but more to come in the weeks ahead. Here it is...the cute fabric pendant.

Monday, December 8, 2008

New Day

Well its been 5 days since surgery, post gallbladder removed. I am feeling tired still, but feeling hungry for the first time in 4 months, I hope to keep my 40 extra pounds off, but its going to be hard when you have to the desire to eat everything insight. Well still running a great Christmas sale, free cute little poppy earrings with your purchase. Oh, by the way got on the front page of etsy and sold the item. and got 10 hearts, but why only one sale when thousands of people saw my purses, not sure on that one.

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Contest win $750 worth of ETSY prizes

Here is a list of sponsors, and I need to pick 6 that I love to win! (if they pick me!)
The Sponsors:
This and That - $20 gift cardRed Pajamas - Little Man's Tie ($8)Baby Luv Gifts - Cute Custom Beanie ($15)Baby Bears - $25 gift cardMy Custom Baby Boutique - $25 gift cardBaby Goin Places - PocketChanger Diaper Changing Pad ($25)Layla Legs - $15 gift card & free shippingSecond Story Window - $10 gift cardInspiring Color Tie Dye - Youth pullover hoodie rainbow diagonal or swirl ($30)Baby Peas - boy or girl cloth play blocks- set of 4 ($18)Abby Chase Designs - Lotus Hair Flower ($13.50)Tadpoles and Tutus - $20 gift cardMake it and Love It - onesie/bootie set of choice (14.99)
Four Dog Day - Cute Pink Key Ring ($8)Jupita - $20 gift cardZeba - Coin Pearl Earrings ($20)Jodi Horgan - $25 gift cardOne of a Kind Custom Jewelry - $20 gift cardAcross The Pond - choice of any vintage button ring ($14)Kerstin Hanson - $20 gift card
Bath and BodyKrug's Eco-Logic - $15 gift cardIndulgent Creations - Soy candle travel tin, soap and lotion ($16.50)koko candles - holiday brownie cupcake candles ($25)Dazzle Dott - $20 gift certificate
Especially for Mom
Mary Zoom - Pink Polka Dot Glam Cleaning Gloves ($10)Maggie Sue Designs -A cup cozy and coordinating set of Tame Your Mane ponytail holders ($12)Gaia Conceptions - "My Everything" piece (clothing, $40)BoojiBoo - apron of winners choice (only ones in stock, $28.75)
Yummy Treats
A Sugar Affair - $10 gift cardCakebox Cookies - $20 gift cardA Thyme 2 B Comforted - $25 gift cardDouble Dipped Sweets - $20 gift cardKE Cookies - One dozen chocolate chip cookies ($8)AngelPie Cookies and Cakes - One dozen decorated sugar cookies ($18)Meg's Creations - 2 pack of cookie and brownie mix ($24 including shipping)Cookie Art by Sarah - One dozen sugar cookie snowflakes and $25 gift certificate ($53)
Paper Crafts
Paper Treasures 4 U - 2 page 12''x12'' Christmas layout ($9)Inkspot Workshop - 1 Set of 6 Snowman Gift Enclosures 1 Set of 6 Tree Bird Gift Enclosures ($12)Take Note - 1 set of personalized notecards ($15)Articulations - 6 lunchbox love mini cards ($5)

My top 6 picks:
1. Red Pajamas - Little Man's Tie ($8)
2. Across The Pond - choice of any vintage button ring ($14)
3. Indulgent Creations - Soy candle travel tin, soap and lotion ($16.50)
4. Gaia Conceptions - "My Everything" piece (clothing, $40)
5. A Sugar Affair - $10 gift card
6. Take Note - 1 set of personalized notecards ($15)

For you to pick you need to go to this blog and follow the instructions on how to win!

Monday, December 1, 2008


Well today its the big day to shop online and get great deals. I am trying my hardest to get some sales today too! I am hoping to make some extra money so I too can shop online for Christmas. Sooooo here's the big sale... I am giving a free pair of poppy earrings with every purchase. Also I have free USA shipping always, so you save money always when you shop at my place.. so you are wondering what the earrings look like, well here's a cute picture so you will now know what you are getting, give them to everyone they are so cute and prefect.