Wednesday, February 24, 2010

New Earrings!

Let's start with my haircut. I love going to see Jayne she is the best! Take note that my hair won't look this good again lol. I can never duplicate what she does even when I buy all the products!
 Now onto the goodies. These are the earrings I worked on last night.

So there you have it. I'm hoping to update my Etsy shortly. The prices range from 6.00 - 10.00.
Tomorrow I'm joining Weight Watcher! I will let you all know how my first day/meeting goes. I need to have John take a 'before' picture to do comparisons later. Have a great night all!

Until next time...

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Being productive

Tomorrow I will post pictures of lunch with Trinity and Julie for Trinity's 5th Birthday. Also I will be posting pictures of the earrings I made tonight and then new pictures of my haircut I will be getting tomorrow. 

Goodnight all, sweet dreams.

Until next time...

Monday, February 22, 2010

Great weekend - ready for a new week!

My neice Trinity's 5th birthday party was Saturday. It was supposed to be at a park but the weather had other plans, it rained and rained. The party was timed to start at 11:00 so at 9:00 am I called my sister and said we were moving it to my house, we then called everyone to let them know it was moved. It ended up being a great party despite the rain! All the kids had a good time out back when it wasn't raining. I think I counted 12 kids - I'm not sure I've ever had that many kids here before! Here are all the pictures - enjoy..
Birthday Girl! Trinity
Opening the presents. All the kids crowded around so she didn't have much room ha.
Cake YuM!

Who is that man under the hat? My dad.

My nephew Austin, my Tata and my dad - 3 generations

 My stepbrother Taylor - he is engaged I can't wait for his wedding in April!

My beautiful big little sister Julie (Trinity's mom)
My bestest Rebbecca and me

and last but not least my nephew Austin and I

Great party!
This week will be busy and hopefully I will get new pieces made. I ordered my sewing machine which I am very excited to get, it should be in early next week. I had my first sale on my etsy store yesterday thanks to my friend Katie's mom - thank you Kristi! Wednesday I will get a much needed haircut and Thursday *drum roll please* I will be joining Weight Watchers - smaller Teresa here I come! So see exciting and busy week! 

Until next time...

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Thursday already?

Tuesday I went to the Arabian Horse Show with my neice Trinity and my friend Amiee (who is also Trin's g-ma) and I remembered to take pictures! I'm getting better people!
Trin and Amiee
Trin and me 
Trin being silly

and some horses and riders waiting to see who won

It was a great day all around!

Yesterday morning I woke disgusted with my office. I don't know why but decided I needed to change it somehow even if it was a small change. I cleaned out the closet and put my bookshelves in it and then moved my work/jewelry table against the wall instead of in the middle of the room where it has been all these years. I have a shelf that had trinkets and what not from people and I carefully packed them away to use the shelf for jewelry. It is now open and I can now easily get in all the drawers on my jewelry shelves and also have access to my closet. I always had to move the table to get in the closet or the glass shelves (you can see the top of the glass shelves in below picture.) Anyway I'm pleased with the results and can now start being creative in this new environment. I will take pictures when it is completely clean. Right now it's about 90% clean lol.
Today I will be working on Trinity's birthday presents. I bought her clothes for her birthday so I'm going to make jewelry and hair accessories to match. Her party is Saturday but she will turn 5 next Tuesday. 5 already! Also I will be meeting my sister this afternoon to buy the food etc. for Trinity's party.

Have a great day!

Until next time...

Monday, February 15, 2010

Monday, Monday

Today I went to the Arabian Horse show with my very dear friend Rebbecca and her daughters Leilani and Ashley. It was a great day a bit warm though I felt quite sunned by the time we left. I was excited to find a star scarf at the Hat Lady (I love stars! I have 4 star tattoos) the one I got is black with cream stars but I'm thinking I might get another tomorrow - there are other colors hmm...

So yes I will be going to the show tomorrow as well. Tomorrow I will be taking my neice Trinity and my friend Amiee (Trin's g-ma). Hopefully I don't get so sunned. I think I will wear a hat, I do think I look silly in hats but it helps! Maybe I will get pictures tomorrow. I slacked today. Must remember pictures!

Well that wraps up my President's Day, hope yours was well.

Until next time...

Sunday, February 14, 2010

Busy week - time to catch up...

It was a busy week last week, I didn‘t take the time to blog but hope to not do that again for such a long stretch! My mom-in-law Barb came in Sunday so we were busy, busy running errands and such. She sells southwestern jewelry (she is Trader Barb’s on my website) this time of year is the Scottsdale Arabian Horse show she has a booth there. 
Wednesday was the day jewelry gets set so I went to help Annie, Barb and Aunt Patty
Mom-in-law and me

Friday Jeremy and I went to the Arabian Show most of the day then just spent the evening being lazzzzzzzzy watching movies.
Saturday night I went to dinner with my dad and stepsister Emily who was in town for a few days. Was a great visit!

 My darling husband had 5 shows this week so I didn't get to see him much. It's that time of year! I miss him when he is busy but grateful for the business/shows. He owns his own company Creative Backstage as well. Now he just needs to get better before his next round of shows this week (keep reading).

And today Sunday on this Valentine’s Day also the 20th Anniversary with my husband I sit here watching my husband suffer with sickness. Mind you I am not sitting near him while he suffers lol. I am at the other end of the couch - I do not want to get sick!

I’d like to state that today is not our wedding anniversary that is May 3rd and it will be 13 years, but since there are more than 7 years in-between the dates we celebrate both. So it is crazy to believe we have been together 20 years. Mind you I was 16 when we moved in together, and since I’m 36 then yes it has been 20 years lol. Just doesn’t seem so sometimes. It’s been a great 20 years and I can’t wait for 20 more!

Well for the most part that rounds out my week. I hope the husband feels better when he wakes. We were going to take a day trip to Prescott, that's where this love fest began many years ago, but not with him being sick. There’s always another time or next year!

Happy Valentine’s Day all!

Until next time...

Saturday, February 6, 2010

Some goodies from Tucson

Here are just a few items I bought. If I posted everything it would be a very long blog and then there would be no surprises - that's no fun! So here is a sneak peak of items I bought to make beautiful jewelry with - enjoy...

Until next time...

Starbucks has a new size

I can not remember what the name of it is but Starbucks has a 32oz size now for their cold drinks
YuM! JZ bought me a shaken ice tea lemonade today for taking him to run errands and to work -
so as I was waiting I had my trusty Kindle to occupy my time.


That was my morning then I came home and was incredibly lazy. Saturday afternoon naps are the best!
Until next time...

Just a quick note...

I bought some great items in Tucson too bad I didn't have more money ha! I will be posting pictures of some of the things I got either tonight or tomorrow so check back please!

Until next time...

Thursday, February 4, 2010

Pair of Earrings

I made this pair of earrings today...
I need to work on taking better pictures. I will figure it out! These are made with Swarovski Crystals bicone in light Rose and Swarovski pearls in almond.

Tucson tomorrow! It is finally here! I will photo everything I get and post pictures of my finds when I return. 

Until next time...

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Button Jewelry

I started a few button items today. Unfortunately the bracelet I wanted to make will not work so I need to figure out how to redo it or just buy more buttons. The buttons I have now the holes are too small for what I wanted them for. So I will continue creating something until I get different buttons.

My lovely friend Vanessa surprised me by taking me to lunch today. I always enjoy my time with Vanessa, however unfortunately she is one of the busiest people I know so if she calls to get together I go! I will actually see her 2 days in a row as I'm taking her to the airport tomorrow for her weekend trip.

After lunch I went to Michael's and got some more new goodies. I have a few gift cards from Christmas so I've been slowly using them up.Here is what I bought today. 
The top piece I plan on making a bracelet with. And earrings with the bottom 2.

Earrings or a multi-layer bracelet hmm..

On the way home I went to Amiee's (my friend and my nieces grandma) to show her what I bought and show her some things I've been working on. And of course it's always great to see my niece Trin!
That about rounded out my day. I didn't get more jewelry done like I was hoping but there's always tomorrow! This was me today - I like this color green.

Until next time...

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

2 more days then Tucson!

I had a good Tuesday, I baby-sat for my nieces Lily (2 years 3 months) and Mina (3.5 months) and had a great time. I didn't get any photos of Lily as she pretty much napped the whole time I was there but got some of Mina.
She was just chillin in her bouncy seat

She looks a bit surprised

I have a gift of putting babies to sleep aww. 
It's hard to take a picture and hold a sleeping baby.
I had a great time and will see them both next Tuesday and for the next 3 Tuesdays :)

The other day on my ventures out I found some items I liked and decided I wanted to make something with them. The 2 matching ones on top, I'm trying to decide if I'd like to make a pair of earrings or 2 necklaces or even one necklace using them both in the necklace - hmm..

I will have to decide when I sit down to make something.

I know I'm a broken record but I can't wait for Tucson! I really hope they have more pendants this year than they did last. I could pretty much only find those glass ones which you can now buy at the malls for 3.99 ugh killing me people! I can't compete with that! This year I will be more focused and more logical with my decisions. 2 more days!

Until next time...