Archive for May, 2014

Recent Finished Project

Took a break from a larger craft project to do this. I needed a “quick fix” – a project I could finish relatively fast so I could have a sense of accomplishment since the other was moving along slowly.



No pattern to share. Just made it up as I crocheted. πŸ™‚

What projects are you working on?

‘Til next time,

Need Grad Gifts?

Know someone who’s graduating this month?

Don’t forget our Alaskan Ulus make great gifts!!

If that’s not really the receivers style, please consider using our affiliate link with Amazon to find something that is!

Either way, you won’t be disappointed!

Memorial Day is just around the corner too – some super deals to pick up!

‘Til next time,

ps – Using our link to Amazon generates a small commission for us. Thanks for your support!

Lilla Rose Clip

There are a proliferation of giveaways on the Internet now. I’ve entered a few over the years and have won a handful of things. Always so exciting no matter how small because I used to be the person who “never won anything.” I can’t say that any more. πŸ˜‰ Actually, I hadn’t entered that many since our move because the Internet connection is pretty spotty where we are now and a lot of the time it’s annoying trying to use it. However, I have noticed a change in how giveaways are offered and that is through the use of handy tools/widgets that make entering and tracking entries easier. Splendid idea! I have increased my entries into various giveaways over the past few months mostly because of them.

Anyhow, recently an online friend had a giveaway for a Lilla Rose clip and I entered as there wasn’t a restriction on doing so. πŸ˜‰ I won! The clip arrived in the mail last week.


Over the weekend I had two perfect opportunities to try it out. (Normally, my hair is braided or in a bun. I wear pretty hair stuff for church or other special occasions.) The girls and I had a wedding shower to attend Saturday afternoon and then church and Mother’s Day the next day. The clip matched both outfits I wanted to wear! I’m so happy with it not just for it’s beauty but for the quality! It’s a sturdy little thing…good thick metal slide with notches that fit into a small metal bar on the other side – which makes it adjustable too! The beads are well secured, alternate in a lovely coordinated way and quality glass/mental, etc. I love it!!


It is so pretty in fact that, when all of my girls (6 of them if you are new here) saw it, there was a chorus of, “Oooo, it’s so pretty!! I want one!!” πŸ™‚ I told them, “Enter a giveaway. Just kidding!” πŸ˜‰ I think there may be some birthday orders from Lilla Rose in my future…

All that being said, I can wholeheartedly endorse Lilla Rose products! And, if you would like some yourself, please give my friend Leah’s site a visit! I know she would appreciate your support too being a mom of many and a dairy farmer’s wife.Β 

All the info you need is on her Facebook page:
Lilla Rose – Leah Terry

‘Til next time,

New feature for Twitter and Amazon

This is a cool new feature on Twitter that allows you to add items from products links (Amazon) directly to your cart! I don’t think I’ve shared products through Twitter (sometimes FB) but if I get the inclination someday, or you see it through another account, now you’ll know you have that option.

Click through the graphic for more info…

Shop Amazon – #AmazonCart – Add to Your Cart Directly From Twitter

‘Til next time,

ps – Yes, affiliate links give me a small kickback. Thanks for your support!

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