Monday, September 22, 2014


I just don't stop by and chat with you anymore, and I'm sorry.
I have been ALL OVER the place.
Last post was in June! Wow!

Well, let's see... We got a new kitten.  His name is Charlie.  He was not healthy at all when we got him, it took 2 months of almost weekly vet visits to get him well and growing.  And poor Oscar, he ended up with all kinds of ickies from Charlie so he was at the vet all the time too.  But they both seem to be doing lots better so yay!

Neezy:  Well, things are going well.  I had a bit of a break but orders are back!
I've added cross stitch to Neezy.  Here is an old one that I made for my husband.  Stop by our Facebook page to see other awesome cross stitches that I've made.  Neezy Cross stitch album

Above is the Baylie Bear Cowl that I made. It's being modeled by Neezy himself <3  I got the pattern from The Velvet Acorn.  You should stop by and check out her stuff!  It is so cute.  I do make and sell these though :-)

eSpecially You.   Things have been pretty quiet around there.  Jewelry just doesn't seem to do as well as it use to.  I'm a bit bummed but I can't give up! 
I've recently picked up a few new beads and things for new items.  Be sure to stop by eSpecially You. to see any new items when they go up!

I recently started a course on Fitness and Nutrition.  I am very passionate about health and helping others reach a healthy weight whether it is by gaining or losing weight.  Which lead to the start of my next page share.

Avoiding my Fat Genes:  This page is my project of sorts.  It's a way to share my journey to get and stay healthy while hopefully sharing tips to help others.  You can find it here,
I know a lot of people are put off by the name but I really like it.  It's kinda what I'm doing.  I hear so many people say that it's in the genes to be overweight.  Well, I am surrounded by overweight people in my family and I'm trying to show that you don't have to let your genes define you.  Please check out my page <3

Well, it looks like it's lunch time already.  I hope every reader of this post has a fantastic day.  <3

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

I'm back!

Hi all!
I know it's been awhile, but I'm here now.  I really hope I can get back to blogging a little more frequently.  Hopefully since summer break is about to start I'll be able to focus myself a little better.

I'm not sure if I mentioned about my poor Milky being sick?  It started back around March I believe.  He was vomiting at night.  We took him to the vet where he was x-rayed.  She said his upper intestine looked thickened.  She sent him home, he seemed to improve so we didn't think much of it.  Then he started getting sick again, and quit eating.  Within just a few months he had lost 50% of his body weight.  We had multiple tests run on him and found out he was suffering from IBD (Not IBS) which they generally only see in older cats.  Milky was just 2 years old, so we were shocked to hear it.  They day we went in to start his steroid treatments we found out that his liver was failing and that he had very little chance of recovering.  It was a very sad day for us.  We said our goodbyes and had our poor Milky euthanized.
Losing my kitty was hard.  I've never had to go through that with an animal before and hope to never do it again.  I'll miss Milky.  Even now, almost a month later, the boys still talk about him.


So, how have you all been?  We're coming to birthday season here.  June 24th, my youngest will be 4!  Then in July we'll be celebrating 2 more birthdays.  Isaac will be 8 and Liam 6.  They grow so quickly, don't they?
I recently finished my Dressmaking and Design course, and am awaiting my results.  Here is what I made for my final.

I also started another page on Facebook.  This one is not craft related at all.  It's a page for my healthy living journey.  I share my journey as well as use it as a way to help educate people about my vegan way of eating.  You can find it here  If you do stop by, give me a like and let me know how you found me!  I also started a weight loss/ healthy living support group.  We have around 30 members already and I'm really excited to see the changed everyone makes.  It's just for the ladies so if you'd be interested let me know!  I'd love to send you an invite to join us.

I've been pretty busy with Neezy lately.  I feel like I'm always working on something.  Right now I'm currently working on a winged unicorn.  I don't have any pictures to share yet but it should be finished in a few days. 
Here are some things I have recently finished. 

Cute, huh?!?!

eSpecially You.  has been rather quiet lately.  Not much going on with jewelry right now.  I'm hoping to soon get some pre-made posted in hopes of making some more sales.  I miss all my jewelry customers.  They always came up with beautiful items for me to make.

And before I forget, it's Wednesday!  What are you wearing today?
The weather is warm here, YAY!  Shorts are out, although snug...

Thanks for stopping by and I hope everyone has a fantastic day!

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Another Wednesday, working

I can't believe it's been almost a month since my last post!  I apologize for making you wait so long.  Would you believe me if I said I've been really busy?
Kids, kitties, kids....  They keep me busy!  And with 3 boys and 2 kitties, I feel like I have 10 kids.

So, let's get to it.  What have I been working on?
Well, I made a penguin!
A little baby emperor penguin, Happy Feet style :-)  Isn't it cute!  

I pattern tested for Butterbeans&Chicpeas:
That is the Market Bag.  I think it turned out quite well!

I... made a messenger bag, which is still available for just $45 shipped!
I fell in love with this fabric as soon as I saw it!  I thought it would be perfect for a messenger bag!  What do you think?

And another thing I've made recently, Mother/Daughter necklaces.
You like?  I love!

But I suppose I SHOULD be talking about what I'm working on right now.  Well... everything!  I'm working on an awareness bracelet.
Still working on those afghans too!  I also have a pair of sock monkey pants coming up too.  I'm excited about those!
I recently opened up my tube of E6000 because it was warm outside and I could have the windows open.  I got a few things glued.
Here is a cameo necklace I just put together.   I love cameos!  Sorry for the less than perfect picture.  Camera + bad lighting = meh pictures.

Well, it's getting late in the day and I should probably get back to work.  I'll try to get a post up sooner than next month!  We shall see!

And, don't forget to stop by Neezy and eSpecially You. on facebook! Say hi!  We need that interaction to keep the page going!

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Working Wednesday

Hey there!
I know I missed a few posts.  I've been insanely busy lately!
So here I am, learning stuff and I remember, it's blog time!

Alright, eSpecially You.  I don't receive a whole lot of orders over there.  They are few and far between.  I am still not giving up.  I enjoy jewelry making so much.  Today I did a bit for a customer.

Isn't it pretty?

I've also been working on a few pieces as gifts for friends.  Here is the cameo choker I'm currently working on.  The cameo isn't attached yet.  I haven't built up the courage to open that horribly stinky adhesive yet, lol!

Oh and, I opened my storenvy back up.  Lets hope things go a bit better this time around. 

Neezy:  I am currently working on a rottweiler.  Once that is finished, I'll be working on a penguin.  I don't have pictures to share though.  Hopefully next week, I'll have something to share.

And now to be totally honest.  I'm not currently crocheting or linking jewelry together.  What I am doing is working on my Dressmaking and Design course.  Currently, I'm reading about Miscellaneous Garments.  Those include children's clothes.  I have my exam in front of me as I read through the study material.  

Last thing to share, my hair!  I recently colored it.  
pretty?  I think so!

Alright, I hope everyone has a fantastic day!  Don't forget to keep interacting with both Neezy and eSpecially You.  Your interaction helps keep the pages from being hidden by Facebook!

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Working on a purple Minion

Good Morning!

So this Wednesday I am working on a purple Minion.  You know what a minion is, right?  Those adorable little yellow guys from Despicable Me.  So, if you've seen the second movie you know exactly what I'm talking about.  I haven't gotten super far on him yet but here are the pieces I've gotten so far.
This is the main body piece.  My boys were happy to see I have part of the pants on.

I have one arm finished and am currently working on the second arm.  I'm hoping the length is good.  The purple minions have longer arms.  

This is what I'm planning to use for the hair.  I didn't like the idea of using just regular yarn so I found this.  It's Lion Brand Romance

So that is what I'll be working on today.  Once that is finished I have a HUGE blanket to get back to as well as start an afghan.  Here is the current blankets progress.  It's about 119" wide.  I had to start over completely because my count was off on the original and my edges wouldn't stay straight.  I'm about 8 rows in with this one and so far so good.  I think I got my numbers right.

I also want to add that during the month of January, 10% of all orders (on both pages) will be donated to the Lymphoma Research Foundation.  After a count, I found that Neezy had collected just over $40 to donate.  I then asked for just a few more donations to reach $45 and I would add $5 to make it $50.  Well, I received two more orders yesterday!  If both are paid before midnight on the 31st I will have collected $46.90 which I will round up to $50!  Thank you all for your orders, I REALLY appreciate it!

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Working Wednesday

Hi everyone!

I know it has been a really long time since my last post and I apologize.  Things get busy when you have a house full of kids and cats.  Oh yes, we have 2 cats now.  Oscar joined us a few days before Christmas.  We adopted him, and he's the sweetest, snuggliest kitty ever!

Alright, last year I did What I Wore Wednesday.  That was fun and all but honestly, I just don't think what I'm wearing is that important, and so... Wednesday has now become Working Wednesday.  I'll talk about what I'm working on.

So let's get started!  Today I'm working on a TARDIS!  I've made one already and have since gotten orders for 2 more.  Here is what my last one looked like.

It's really big and squishy!  I think it turned out really well for my first attempt.  I should add, I've never seen Dr. Who!  I hope all my Dr. Who fans forgive me.

I'm also working on a very large blanket.  I'm hoping I can get my measurements right! This thing is crazy huge. I've only gotten about 7 of over 130 rows finished.

Alright, here are some pictures of a few other things I've made so far this year.

Newborn Owl Hat

Eban bear

Alright, and because I really like my shirt, here is What I'm Wearing Wednesday.
It's my Sandy Hook Promise t-shirt.  

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Wednesday, Wednesday, Wednesday!

Good morning.... err... well, Good Afternoon everyone <3

So it is the last Wednesday of Summer break for my kids.  On Monday (26th) I'll be packing lunches and sending 2 of 3 kids off to school.  My oldest will be heading off to 2nd grade this year.  I think he's excited, which is good.  And then my little kindergartner!  I have no idea if he's excited or not.  He seems kinda neutral about the whole thing.  At first he was excited, he thought he'd be with his big brother.  But then, we broke the news to him that he won't get to hang out with big brother all day.  He'll be in the same school but separate rooms.  He only goes half day so I think that makes things easier, it'll give him a better chance at adjusting to being away from me.  Or I guess, it makes it easier on me being away from him...   Yeah, I'm nervous.  I was nervous sending the first one off to school and I'm nervous about this one as well.  I'm rather attached to this guy though so I think it's going to be hard.  *sniffle*  We got this!

I have some pictures to share of some of my recent finished projects.  Let's see, there are these adorable little kittens:
Cute, huh!

Then there is my Hello Kitty-like toy.  She's rather cute too.
Adorable? Yes.

Both of those can be purchased through my facebook page,

I'm currently working on a Spongebob, which is quite large!  He's cool though, here is a picture of the first one I made, posing with my boys.

And now on to What I Wore Wednesday!
On the top is a beautiful tube top from Soulflower (LOVE Soulflower!!)
On the bottom are my white shorts from Target
The jewelry is the same stuff I always wear minus my St. Baldrick's bracelet :-(  The boys got putty stuck all over it and now it's in the trash
And on top of my head are the only sunglasses that fit me decent.

And there you go.  A blog, from me, to you <3  I hope everyone has a fantastic Wednesday!  

Oh look! The mail is here :-)