Monday, November 23, 2015

Taking a Much Needed Break

I am taking a break. I will return on Sunday.

I work 40+ hours a week at work and 35+ hours at home (at this computer) each week. I am tired.

I normally don't take breaks, but it is time.

Time to enjoy life. Enjoy family. Spend some quality time in my conversations with God.

Rest, Refresh and Restore!

I wish you all a blessed Thanksgiving.  

God has blessed my life with children and grandchildren and many friends. I am thankful.


Sunday, November 22, 2015

Monday Twitter Tree© 11/23/15 #CCfrnds

Monday Twitter Tree©
November 23, 2015

(Posted on Sunday each week to save time Monday morning)

Three days a week, we come together to promote each other. You are invited to join us, as long as you promote all others who share their items and tweets here. This is a great traffic generator which leads to the opportunity for sales.
The Twitter Tree©  

is hosted by a different blog M-W-F.

My tweets:
Perfect for the classroom! Color Me Christmas Cards PDF Kids Christmas @ChristieCottage via #CCfrnds #Kids 
Baby Girl #FirstChristmas Ornament, Pink Baby Shoes, Booties, Handmade via @sharethis #CCfrnds Last one!!! 

Sunday Spiritual

Good Sunday morning!

It's getting cold.

Take a blanket and donate it to the homeless shelter.
I am taking 10 pairs of socks and motel soaps and shampoo to the shelter this week.

Saturday, November 21, 2015

Sharing - Saturday #CCfrnds

I had not planned to do a post today, but I was included in a treasury so I am sharing it here.

Without a little external help, treasuries do not get many views.

If you tweet, here is a tweet to promote it:

 Elegant gifts by Mira Deineka via #CCfrnds @ChristieCottage  

Elegant gifts

Denim White Stars Tie / Men's skinny Jean tie / Tie Dark Blue White Stars / Necktie for Men FREE GIFT
XL Gold Plated Blue Necklace Variscite Necklace Gemstone Necklace Pendant Necklace Boho Necklace Tribal Necklace
Socks butterfly. Gray socks. Woman socks. Knit socks. Hand knit socks. Birthday! Valentine's day! Gift Ideas.
Baby's First Christmas, Boy, Handmade Baby Shoes, Blue with Bears
Christmas handmade paper quilled  snowflake, ornament Snowflake, Quilled snowflake, Christmas tree ornament, Gift
Family of monkeys - Set of 3 (mom, dad, daughter, + the second child FREE - Christmas Magnets - Christmas stocking stuffers -Funny Handmade
Red bracelet, beaded bracelet, ethnic jewelry, Ukrainian style, amullet
Vintage Fragonard Brooch, Victorian Lovers Scene Art Transfer In Brass Toned Setting With Both Pin And Pendent Back.
Winter Woods (ORIGINAL ACRYLIC PAINTING) 8" x 10" by Mike Kraus
Handmade Crochet Teddy Bear Backpack
Name Meaning Framework - Personalize (Leonard) - Novelty - Wall Decor - Art Collectible - Home Living - Home Office Decor - Home Improvement
Pre-Christmas Sale Selvara - unique exclusive sterling silver wire-wrapped necklace with fluorite. Pendant on a long chain.
Monogram Customization Wallet with rivets Groomsmen gift Gift for women men Genuine leather Christmas gift
Men Women Scarf Blue Soft Cotton Scarf Wrap Shawl Neckwarmer Light Scarf  Wrap Fall Fashion Accessory Winter Scarf for Her Him
Tafl - . Hnefatafl - Celtic Royal Game board - / 7x7 light grey and dark green ceramic tiles / with 2 drawers - Made to order
Cinderella's Castle Photographic Print

Friday, November 20, 2015

Here's a Smile! Friday Fun #CCFrnds

I am always happy when Friday rolls around!

Here are some smiles for you!

Did you smile????

I hope you enjoy a wonderful weekend! 


Here's the link to the Twitter Tree for today 

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Thursday Thoughts

Thursday... I wasn't going to post today, but then a message arrived about a treasury.

I am going to share it here.

Here is the link

 Here is the tweet:

 Beauty gifts by Mira Deineka via #CCfrnds

Beauty gifts

Handmade Gift Card Holders, Envelopes Set of 6
2 Colorful Christian Cross Decorations plastic canvas
Hammered swirls with ivory pearls and rose chalcedony Nouveau 135
Vintage Statement Ring, Pastel Rhinestones Large Round Center Gold Tone Setting ITEM WKG1383802OY2
Hanging Wall Cross - Handmade with Nails, Wire and Lampworked Glass Beads
SALE Vintage Retro Black Enameled Silver Tone Double Buckle Clamper Bangle Bracelet Jewelry Gift
5 Favor Bags - Hand stamped - Bird on a Limb
Caramel & lace wedding unity candles, rustic chic wedding, vintage chic, rustic wedding ideas, country wedding, vintage candle set, 3pcs
Christmas Apron / Retro Inspired Apron
Christmas decor. Ornaments. Holiday Ornaments. Bunny Rabbit  Set of 3.
Blessed Mother Pendant Her Children Rise Up and Call Her Blessed Mama Necklace Proverbs 31 Teacup Necklace Gift
Two Birthstone Ring, Dual Birthstone Ring - Gold Ring - Couples Birthstone Ring - Dainty Gold Ring - Personalized Ring, Birthstone Ring
Docking Station,Charging Station,Anniversary Gifts for Men,Birthday Gifts For Him, Boyfriend,Christmas gift ideas,gift woman,desk organizer
a Very Happy Happy Day - Wall Decor - Instant download - Christian Wall Art - Christian Decor - nursery prints - printable
Embroidered Half Apron, Flour Sack, Hand-Stitched Sunbonnet Sue w/ Vintage Style Flower on Waistband, Cute...Cute... Gift for Her
50% OFF SALE Colossal MYSTIC Topaz Faceted Heart Briolette Focal Pendant Bead 20mm 1 Piece...Luxe, Aaa, Gorgeous...

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Pinterest Top repin?


I can hardly keep up with the emails from Pinterest! 

People following me or following certain Boards.

My most popular Boards that are followed 


Made in America

Twitter Tree©

Here is the most repinned item from my boards

People love your Pins! This Pin received 13 repins last week.
Snowman Earrings Handmade Swarovski Pearls Crystals Holiday Jewelry | ShadowDogDesigns - Jewelry ...

These are adorable earrings and I have a pair!
Order your pair today!


Today's  Twitter Tree© link:

My Twitter Tree© items for the day:

Original Painting 16 X 20 Acrylic on Canvas, "Storm of Life" via @sharethis #CCfrnds #Art

 (Artfire was slow to load, so no picture right now)

 #GiftBags Jewelry Bags, Old Crow Brand, Handmade Set of 15 via @sharethis #CCfrnds


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When I started blogging I didn't know what I would blog about each day.

Once I set myself a schedule, it has become easy!

Mostly Business - Monday Business, promoting, tools, goals and achievements.

Two for Tuesday Featuring 2 items from 2 shops.

Win It - Wednesday A new giveaway begins Wednesday and a winner is chosen.

Thursday Thoughts Just random posts of whatever seems to be on my mind.

Friday Fun Generally a cartoon or a funny story, to make you SMILE

Saturday Not always a post on Saturday's.

Sunday Spiritual posts honoring God.