Today I leave you with a different type of shop update for the week. I'm so happy to finally share with you the news that my jewelry is now available for sale at the SHOP at ArtsWestchester in White Plains, NY! The SHOP at ArtsWestchester is located at 31 Mamaroneck Avenue, White Plains, NY. Hours are Tuesday through Saturday 12pm to 5 pm. I'm in some excellent company too. You can see my little display here along with some pretty... Read more

Last week I mentioned that I am writing my first e-book and I'm pretty excited about it! Writing is something I have always enjoyed since I was little and blogging has provided my writing "fix" for many years. I played with the idea of writing an e-book but didn't know what to write about. Now I have FOUR ideas for an e-book, funny how that happens. There is one topic that is really pulling at me so I'm going for... Read more

I don't watermark all of my images because I'm lazy, especially when it comes to product items. Sometimes I use them for images shared on Instagram. I've been a part of discussions on whether or not it's worth watermarking images. I don't think it's necessary for me because I am not selling digital downloads, photography, or stationery designs. There's a reason why many card makers post a photo of their card in their shop over posting the image file, it's... Read more

Happy Friday! I'm glad to share what's new in the shops this week and I have an announcement towards the end of post that I'm just a bit giddy about. I scored some pretty cool brass gears recently and couldn't wait to start incorporating them in to some jewelry! The gears are very light weight and smooth and not scratchy on the skin, which was a concern I had but it's all good! This week I want to show off... Read more

As I mentioned recently, my Kindle and I have been getting close through all my e-library borrowing and e-book downloading. Today I wanted to share with you an e-book I recently read that I think lots of my blog buddies and fellow small businesses can benefit from. Are you familiar with If not, then you should be! I absolutely love reading her blog. Her role in my life (and yours, you just don't know it yet), is to help... Read more