Commission Possible: Shabby Maggie

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I know I may be jumping the gun, but I wanted to get this out as soon as I heard the good news! Shabby Maggie has agreed to be our next Commission Possible Artist! Once finished, we will hold an auction off the special commissioned piece to raise money and support The Pink Pom-Pom Project! Continue reading

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Mona Lives Amongst The Trashy People In Connecticut

Guess how I woke up this morning?
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Tanzania’s New Room To Read

Hi everyone – I received this e-mail this morning from The Room To Read team in London. My husband and I have the privilege to support some very special charities we hold near and dear to our hearts. We made a donation to build a school in Tanzania, Continue reading

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Cut The Cheese Please


O-M-G! I thought I’d heard it all!

Listen to this 9-1-1 phone call about a man and his sandwich! Continue reading

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Pass It Forward! No Harm In Self Promotion, Right?

Hello! I have been meaning to write for a while and have been so distracted with my children’s end of school year activities, play dates, socials, pretty much everything that happens right before the insanity of summer! Continue reading

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Alpahbulous – The ABC’s For All Things Fabulous!

Well, here’s a diamond in the ruff – it’s Alphabulous – a crazy preppy shop (I have known about for a while) on It’s actually my twin sister, Shepherd’s, shop. But, for all of you who are not aware of what Etsy is and the website, it’s a marketplace for small businesses for all things crafting, handmade and original! Continue reading

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No Bologna About That!

My twin sister, Shepherd, makes fun of me because I eat Bologna sandwiches! I am 43 years old and cannot live without this American Classic – in fact neither can one of the American Presidents! Continue reading

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Etsy Your Mammas Hat From The Seventies!!!

I am really bummed about my shop not opening and have been trying to think of creative ways to launch the business (again) in the United States. It’s been a slow process of rebuilding and quite time consuming – starting over is really hard I have come to realise! Continue reading

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Buen Provecho Cinco de Mayo!

Okay, I didn’t write yesterday because I was in charge of Silent Auction at The Fairfield Museum’s IMAGES 2012 Fundraiser. We managed to raise almost $10,000 for their after school youth programs teaching impoverished children local history and culture. A fabulous program for kids!

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¿Que Preparas El Cinco de Mayo? Beben, Comen, Y Crean Las Cosas!

It’s no secret that I LOVE MEXICAN FOOD and one of my very favourite annual celebrations is Cinco de Mayo! Although some Mexican dishes can seem complex, there are loads that are easy and simple, for example Guacamole, Velveeta Queso Dip, Beef, Chicken or Fish Tacos, and Margaritas. Continue reading

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