January Hoop Art of the Month–I Heart You

Those of you who’ve been around here for a while might remember the Hot Pad of the Month series I started in 2015 that ended eighteen months later.  We could go back even further to the coffee cup sleeve series, which was way back in 2013.  Well, I’ve intended to start another monthly series, but…

Printable 2017 Planner

This post contains Amazon affiliate links, which means I receive compensation if you make a purchase using the links. I feel like I embrace modern technology whenever I can.  I couldn’t wait to get a smart phone back when they were called PDAs and didn’t have access to the internet.  Between my husband and I…

Afternoon Live–Cocoa Mix

I’m popping in today with a link to my appearance on Afternoon Live, a talk show here in Portland.  It was first delayed by Bernie Sanders, then preempted because of snow, but it finally aired yesterday.  I felt like my usual awkward self while it was being filmed, but I’m pretty happy with the way…

Giftable Cocoa Mixes and Printable Tags

My original intention was to come here last week and tell you all about my very first television appearance.  Well, things didn’t go exactly as planned.  I arrived at the station, where I met the producer and was directed backstage to set up my display and work area.  I was scheduled near the end of…

Hazelnut Snowman Ornament

Every day-after-Thanksgiving when I pull out the Christmas ornaments I look at the box and think “This won’t possibly be enough to cover the tree!”  The artificial tree that is the exact same size it was last year, and the box of ornaments that, if anything, is more full than last time I saw it. …