Friday, October 30, 2009

Have a fabulous Halloween!!


There's a Goblin at my window,
And a monster at my door.
The pumpkin on my table
Keeps smiling more and more.
There's a ghost who haunts my bedroom,
And a witch whose face is green.
They used to be my family,
'Till they dressed for Halloween!

Have a Happy Halloween, everyone!!

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Halloween Turorial - Pumpkin Soup

I ran across this tutorial for Pumpkin Soup that looks super easy. I'm going to try it this weekend, let me know if you try it too. It looks great.


Happy Halloween!!

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Halloween fun and some of my favorites from Etsy!

OK, anyone who has known my hubby and me for at least a year, knows how much we love Halloween. Favorite. Holiday. Ever. Seriously. :o)

We own a hearse. A 1955 Cadillac Hearse. We have a lovely wooden coffin. And boy do we decorate! Yeah we're those crazy kind of Halloween loving people.

And since I'm so crazy about Halloween, I decided to share with you some of my favorite Halloween finds for this year from Etsy. Here are my top 10 really fun and fabulous finds to help you celebrate the holiday!

Halloween Pinup Girl Tote Bag - from HautTotes

Mustache Disguise - Large Brown Handlebar with Black Accents from Glorious Hats

December Oak Fairy Costume and Feather Wings from The Bohemian Goddess

Super vampire goth black and red cloak - from Oblivion Clothing

Frankenstein... GOOD Toasting Flutes - from Fedeghost

VonErickson's Original Coffin Couch - from VonErickson

Black Orange Spiderweb Doily - MADE TO ORDER - from MonetB56

Instant Cemetery Display - from Crafterella

Custom Tombstones, Halloween Decorations - from pemaquidtrailstudios

Creepy Pumpkins - 2 Hand Engraved Glass Candle Holders - from daydreemdesigns

Have fun this Halloween...

and remember to "Eat, Drink & be Very Scary!!"

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Monday, October 12, 2009

Twitter Giveaway!

I'm giving away one of my beautiful blue Lampwork Glass Goddess pendants. The giveaway is through Twitter, and you can find out how to enter by clicking here. You have to have a Twitter account, and follow me on Twitter. And, then retweet this TWEET.

That's it.

I'll let you know who the winner is when it happens. ;o)

Happy Tweeting!!

Sunday, October 11, 2009

Carried Away (Etsy Bag Makers) Team - GIVEAWAY!!

One of the Etsy Teams that I am a member of, Carried Away, The Etsy Bag Makers Team, is hosting a giveaway from it's members!! The CABT has a fabulous Etsy team shop where items donated by the members are sold and the proceeds are donated to some of their favorites Charitable causes.

Their current Charitable promotion is "Change Purses for Change". Posted in their Etsy team shop are all of these wonderful hand made change purses. The proceeds from the sale of any of these purses goes to support the charity Women for Women International. Women for Women International supports women in war-torn regions with financial and emotional aid, job-skills training, rights education and small business assistanceso they can rebuild their lives. Be sure to stop by their Etsy team shop to purchase one of these adorable bags!

There are 4 opportunities to enter the giveaway, so be sure to head on over the CABTeam Blog to enter to win one of the fabulous prizes. The giveaway ends on October 31st and winners will be posted on their blog on November 1st. The winners will be chosen using

Prizes being given away are...

Grand Prize $25 gift certificate to Sol Sisters
Sol Sisters will also contribute $25 to our charity in your name.

Other Prizes include:
Gift Certificate to The Puddle People
$15 Gift Certificate to
Bags and Buds
$15 Gift Certificate to
Spirit Designs
Handmade Gift by
Taylor Made Bags
Handmade Gift by
Apiary Designs
Handmade Gift by
Southern Sweet Ts

I hope you will enter the giveaway - but also stop by their Etsy team shop and purchase a Change Purse and help support this wonderful charity!

Monday, October 5, 2009

The frost is on the pumpkin. Brrrrrrrr

It's definitely autumn, and mornings are crisp and a little chillier. You can feel the leaves crunching under your feet as you walk, and we're all reminded that it is time to get out all your fall and winter knits.

I always like to wash my knits and freshen them up after having been in the drawers for many months. I am often asked by people who buy my knit wear what I use to wash my hand knitted items in. Here's my secret for handwashing and prolonging the life of your fine hand knitted items. It is a fabulous product called Soak™.

Soak™ the stuff you care about most. Keep the fibers you love looking great with Soak. This rinse-free formulation is perfect for washing your laciest lingerie, your softest sweaters, hand-made quilts and even baby clothes. Soak is gentle and deliciously scented with fabric-friendly ingredients that revitalize fibers so they look great and last longer.
Soak’s gentle formulation is perfect for hand-knits, raw fibers, spinning,- even felting. With contemporary fresh fragrances that smell great (Flora, Aquae, Citrus), and a no-rinse formulation that’s gentle enough for everything from cashmere and wool to cotton and silk, it’s exactly what you have been looking for. Knitters from North America to New Zealand are loving Soak. You’ll find it at yarn retailers (ask for it at your local yarn shop), knitting boutiques, lingerie boutiques, apparel stores and online retailers across North America and around the World.
All the lovely hand knitted items pictured here are available in my KnitzyBlonde Etsy Shop. I hope you'll try some Soak, and take good care of your fine hand knitted garments. That way they will keep you warm for many years to come. Happy Autumn!

Warm thoughts,