Saturday, September 24, 2011

Busy Week!

I have been very busy making all my "stuff" this week and singing.  On Thursday evening, I sang a jazz concert at a Family Night for a local assisted living home.  There were about 100 people there.  The lights were low and they all sat around small tables eating olives, cheese and nuts and drinking wine and sparkling juice while I sang.  It was fun!  I sang for about an hour and it was totally jazz music from the 30's and 40's.  I am doing this again this coming Monday at another place.   I am going to try to develop this since there are not very many people doing it.  Can you imagine how many songs the younger singers would have to learn to catch up to me?  I think I have an edge on this for sure.  I think I have found my calling!

I am also showing some pictures of my new ornaments.  I have enjoyed making these and have a lot more to make.  So, that is what I will be doing all day today after I post this.  You can find them on my Etsy site at and they are very reasonable in price--really no more than most other store-bought ornaments.  And they are handmade.  I think they would look cute when added to the bow of a gift wrapped package, too.  So, until next time. . . . .

Friday, September 16, 2011

My Latest Adventures

Lately, I have been very busy singing.  I have found a new music love in Jazz.  I love all the old 1930's and 1940's music and have found that my voice adapts well to these old songs.  I guess you would say that I like "crooning."  I'll bet you thought only guys did that!  I have some singing engagements where I only sing jazz.  It is very conducive to dancing while I'm singing.  And it is very relaxing for me to sing.  Also, jazz is making a comeback these days.  Younger people are discovering it and the ballroom dancing adapts very well it it.  So, I am having fun with it these days.  Maybe I will post a song or two in the coming weeks that I am doing.  

Also, I have decided to start selling my creations to unique shops and boutiques again.  I  took a long break from it and was jolted back to reality when I received a great order from the Old Mill Pottery in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.  So, if you are in Pigeon Forge and you stop by the Old Mill complex, you might just see some of these tatted pins on display in their pottery store.  Also, you might see lots of my angels pictured here.  I made 160 of them--wow, that took awhile!  I hope to do well so I can just keep sending them re-orders.  Wouldn't that be great??  Here's hoping!

Saturday, September 10, 2011

My Friend's Beautiful Creation

 The top picture is the back of the garment.  The bottom picture is the front.

Well, my new friend in Canada finally received her tatted pieces from me.  It took quite a while to get there.  But, I am so glad they arrived.  I am posting the first pictures of her beautiful creations where the tatting is being added.  This is a chemise she made and added the tatted accent to the back of it.  Isn't it beautiful?  I can't wait to see more.

My Daughter

I just wanted to post a picture of my beautiful daughter.  She is an RN in the ER of a local children's hospital and has a son of her own (my precious grandson).  My grandson took this picture of his mom.  He is quite the little photographer!  She has taught him well--she is a great photographer.  I just wanted to share her with you.

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