Category Archives: This-n-that

One of Those Days

Just so you know that things don’t always go well when you are starting a business…this evening has been one mess-up after another! It started with an order for some monogrammed Sleepy Sleeves. No problem. Pull out my machine that … Continue reading

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Just Call Me Caesar

If you could describe yourself in three words or less, what would they be? Just one word? One of mine would be “Tenderhearted”. When I was 4 or 5, I cried and cried at Ice Capades when the clown kept … Continue reading

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We’re Shedding!

So over the last couple weeks Mike completed the base for the new(used) shed. That consists of building a frame and filling it with 3-4″ of gravel for drainage. The shed was delivered a couple days later. The trailer could … Continue reading

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How to Crochet a Rug

In this ever evolving business, I found myself with loads of fleece scraps and strips. And, wanting to be as zero landfill as possible, I figured I could make crocheted rugs with the strips. Until I saw just how many … Continue reading

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Three strikes–still waiting

Where was I? Oh yes, I was waxing eloquent on how I love modern technology… Ā  šŸ™‚ So after spending $$ on laptops through the years when laptops were a months salary or more, I was surprised when Mike said … Continue reading

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What did we do before computers?

I am having a great time with a new toy–er tool. I had decided to put a hit counter on my website, and after a bit of research, came up with this one, called Stat Counter. If you ever want … Continue reading

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I-i-i-i-t-s MACY!

Our youngest son and his girlfriendĀ came here for Thanksgiving last week and they brought her dog, Macy with them as well. She was rescued just recently, and is learningĀ the ins and outs of belonging to someone. Macy is probably a … Continue reading

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Once upon a time, there was a sewing machine…

On my 15th birthday, my parents gave me a sewing machine. I had finally started sewing for myself since my sister quit doing it–I had climbed trees one too many times in something she had made for me. Growing up … Continue reading

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The Hardest Thing…

In case you want to know, the hardest thing about starting a business is…. (drum roll)Ā getting around to it! My life is as full as it was before I quit working full-time, and not enough of it has been about … Continue reading

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