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I'm a crafty nest-builder
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New adventures in Blog land here: trying out new things, yes I am. :) XOXOXO Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2012 at Red Shoes blog
I'll admit there's a part of me that wants to go all Amy Winehouse and be a bad ass, but truth is I'm a good girl. A little rotten around the edges yes, but basically a true hearted person. So... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2012 at Red Shoes blog
One of my favorite lines from a Dave Matthews song ...says 'sweet like candy to my soul' It's a line that has always stuck with me, don't know why, but I like it. so it's kind of fitting that I... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2012 at Red Shoes blog
I love the smell of sawdust, all forms of nature, and having a good time no matter where I'm at. I can single handedly thank my Dad for all of these things. He taught me everything I know. The man... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2012 at Red Shoes blog
There's nothing that makes me happier than hitting the open road. The sense of freedom I get from jumping in my car and heading out onto the highway gives me such a rush for some goofy reason. Maybe because I... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2012 at Red Shoes blog
I was born from a true pioneer Spirit. A woman who came from a very a hard childhood. But despite all that told me fantastic stories about her life, and family, and made me appreciative of all the little things... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2012 at Red Shoes blog
Oh's so hard to concentate when you're here. The garden calls my name, the flowers distract me...... and then inspire me. There is something amazing that happens when you dig in the dirt. the simple physical nature of working... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2012 at Red Shoes blog
whoo, what a whirlwind weekend! We had our little sneak peek open house this past friday, to give people a glimpse into what we are doing with Red Shoes. Just a peek To let you see what we are turning... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2012 at Red Shoes blog
What a nice note! Thank you so much. Hardly the best mom ever, But I truly believe in sharing and being honest Thanks for reading and good luck to you As well, these teen age years are a wild One thats for sure :) Xo Sent from my iPhone
Toggle Commented Mar 19, 2012 on My Boy is 14! at Red Shoes blog
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Give me a warm spring day, and I will eat up each minute like there's no tomorrow. wasn't this Past Sunday here in A2 just phenomenal? I soaked up every bit of that day and got a ton accomplished. starting... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2012 at Red Shoes blog
I'm a type A.d.d personality. I drive myself to the point of exhaustion, in between spiralling in circles of course because I have no clue what to tackle first. (believe it or not I thrive on operating this way) So... Continue reading
Posted Feb 29, 2012 at Red Shoes blog
I know I've not been the best at keeping up with this blog in the past year...I need to work on that, because the one thing you should know about me is that I love sharing pretty much everything. clearly... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2012 at Red Shoes blog
Hard to believe that 14 years ago today I gave birth to this giant 9 pound 11 ounce child. the sweetest little chubby cheeked child I could have ever wished for. I got exactly what I wanted, pure love at... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2012 at Red Shoes blog
Today was kind of a milestone for me. I quietly closed my shop. yes, just .like .that. I didn't want to make a big deal out of it because it's unfinished business really. I just need a break. i've been... Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2011 at Red Shoes blog
This time of year always reminds us to be thankful. Fall always has that kind of thoughtful quality to it. well at least for me it does. I have a great many things to be thankful for in this world,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2011 at Red Shoes blog
Transitions are hard......As with everything in life, They takes time. Sometimes it feels like an eternity till things change over, or that you can't do them fast enough.....but all things happen in their due time I suppose. I have been... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2011 at Red Shoes blog
You asked, and I am delivering......loads of pictures of my new space. CLick on the images to see them larger if you'd like. I do apologize in advance, there are a ton of them. It's a tiny little place right... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2011 at Red Shoes blog
Before I post any photos of my last days of summer vacation, I just want to say a giant Thank you for all of your kind and heartfelt messages to me. Honestly I am overwhelmed at your generosity, and the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2011 at Red Shoes blog
I'm not really a fan of August, there's something kind of melancholy about this month. Swim season is finished, Art fair has come and gone, the lonely hum of the cicadas fills the air....and the natives start to get restless.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2011 at Red Shoes blog
I love the early summer mornings......sun shining just so, birds chirping, breeze blowing....enjoying my cup of coffee silently on the deck with just my two furry sentries by my side. The Back yard is SAFE! That is, until all H.E.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2011 at Red Shoes blog
I've been AWOL. I seem to now be down to the seasonal posts, since my last entry was in the spring! Sheesh how quickly time flies! Does anyone even read this ole blog anymore anyway? ha ha.....'cuz Even I feel... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2011 at Red Shoes blog
Oh It's that lovely time of year when The Buds start popping, the flowers are bursting, my allergies are in full swing, and My hunt for Vintage Treasures is ON! The past couple of weeks have flown by as usual,... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2011 at Red Shoes blog
The past few weeks I have been teaching some simple little Art classes on Saturday afternoons. It's been a really fun experience, Not only am I teaching people, but I am learning some new things myself! I love seeing what... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2011 at Red Shoes blog
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May 1, 2011
I have a deep rooted desire to hit the open road. Always have. Maybe its from all those years of driving from Michigan to Texas with my mom. I always admired that she had no fear taking off and doing... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2011 at Red Shoes blog