Friday, May 29, 2015

Friday Fun - Let's Smile! #CCfrnds

Yay!!! It's Friday!

It's raining again. Rained most of the night.

OK, let's find a smile!

Well Known Members of the Van Gogh Family Tree 

His dizzy aunt ----------------------------------------------- Verti Gogh

The brother who ate prunes------------------------------- Gotta Gogh

The brother who worked at a convenience store ------ Stop N Gogh

The grandfather from Yugoslavia ----------------------------- U Gogh

His magician uncle -------------------------------- Where-diddy Gogh

His Mexican cousin ---------------------------------------- A Mee Gogh

The Mexican cousin's American half-brother ------------ Gring Gogh

The nephew who drove a stage coach --------------- Wells-far Gogh

The constipated uncle ------------------------------------- Can't Gogh

The ballroom dancing aunt -------------------------------- Tang Gogh

The bird lover uncle -------------------------------------- Fla-ming Gogh

An aunt who taught positive thinking ------------------ Way-to-Gogh

The little bouncy nephew ----------------------------------- Poe Gogh

A sister who loved disco -------------------------------------- Go Gogh

And his niece who travels the country in an RV --- Winnie Bay Gogh

I saw you smiling . . .. there ya Gogh


Today's Twitter Tree

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Thursday Thoughts - Treasury

Pray for the people in Texas and Oklahoma.


Here's a treasury

Red, Red Wine

It's almost cold beer weather, but there are still a few cooler evenings (in the low 80s here in Florida) that make sipping a glass of red wine with dinner most delightful. Enjoy these wines, Julie and Blu
Flirtatious Garnet and Sterling Silver Cluster Earrings, Handcrafted Wire Work Earrings With Garnet Gemstone Charms, Boho Style
Wine Glass Charms for Dog Lovers, Red Beads Speckled with Black, Gold and Silver, Set of Four, Wine, Housewarming, Hostess Gifts
Mens Paracord Lanyard Id Badge Holder in Brown and Desert Camo 550 Cord 7 Strand Military Grade Made in USA Breakaway Cord Adjuster
Index card binder, red damask, daily memory journal, recipe card binder, index card holder with a set of index card dividers
Copper Hearts Earrings with Spirals and Red Coral Wire Wrapped
Texas A&M Aggies Tissue Box Cover in Sofa Shape, Burgundy and White
Handmade Pansy Flower Czech Glass Bracelet, Cathedral Glass and Faceted Seed Beads in Raspberry Gold and Cream
Blackberry Pearl Earrings Swarovski Crystals Sterling Silver Handmade
Multi-layer 3D Red Rose Handmade Brooch or Pin or Pendant or Applique in Shaded Garnet Reds
Hand Knit Evening Poppy Shawl
Dark ruby dangle earrings ,Brass and ruby earrings, For a birthday or anniversary gift
Purple Lotus Blossom Thank You For Kindness Greeting Card Handmade
Jo's Bevel 6" Handmade Stained Glass Quilt Square in Red/Burgundy
Yemen Silver Bedouin Yemen Ornamental Ring with Red Glass Gem
Heart Washcloth, Crochet Pattern, PDF 014
SpringFling Red Rose Bracelet, Blue Beaded, Handmade Polymer Clay Beads, Swarovski Crystals

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Monday, May 25, 2015

Two for Tuesday #CCfrnds

Two great shops
on Two for Tuesday

for up

This beautiful bowl 

Black Coral Glass Bowl - Fused Art Glass Centerpiece - Beach Cottage Decor Ready to Ship 





This cool black set


Handcrafted Black Spot Polymer Clay Necklace Earrings Czech

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Remembering... Memorial Day

Yes, it's a holiday.
But more than that 
it is a day to thank all those 
who sacrificed for us.

Thank you for stopping by.
Please feel free to share these pictures!

Friday, May 22, 2015

Friday Fun - A Smile #CCfrnds


As my old friend used to say when it rained...

It's a good day for ducks!

Have a wonderful day!

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Thursday Thoughts - Handmade Cards #CCfrnds

It's Thursday!
Time to share some thoughts.

You know we all enjoy a real card in our mailbox.
I try to send cards to people on a regular basis. Just something to let people know I thought of them and took the time to write out a notecard to them.

Here are two cards I purchased last night on Etsy

This one is for an anniversary

And this one is for a friend who is going through a rough time

I think they are cute and unique!

These were purchased from


Check ot her shop. She has many more to choose from!



 Frog print Red Eye Tree Frog Note Card 5 x 7 green dragonfly Greeting cards Handmade watercolorsNmore


Here are the blank notecards I have on Etsy

and my cards on Artfire

Note cards - Set of 8 - Saw blade Art

Barn Owls Blank Greeting Card with Ivory Envelope 001

Vase of Flowers Blank Greeting Card



Buy a card or two. Brighten someone's day!




Sunday, May 17, 2015

Monday - Twitter Tree© 05/18/2015

Monday Twitter Tree©

May 18, 2015
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© 
will be hosted by a different blog M-W-F.

My Monday tweets:
 Cotton Sun Hat Infants to Adults #CrochetPattern @ChristieCottage #CCfrnds
ACEO  #Owl  Acrylic Print  Old Hoot @ChristieCottage #CCfrnds 

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Thanks for stopping by!

Craft Business, Selling Crafts, Handmade Crafts promoted here.

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.