Monthly Archives: May 2014

Birthdays and Board Games and Jane Austen

My birthday was on Wednesday. Instead of having one big party, I like to celebrate my birthday with lots of smaller get-togethers, usually over the course of the three–day Memorial Day weekend and a big sale in my Etsy shop. … Continue reading

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Treasury Tuesday: Mermaids

  ‘Mermaids’ by CiarraiStudios I have heard the mermaids singing, each to each. – T. S. Eliot, The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock Mermaid Kissing Deep Sea Div… Clarafornia $27 Mermaid Crochet Boutique Pho… MacieMaes $26 Mermaid La Luxure … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Sir Arthur Conan Doyle!

Today is the anniversary of the birth of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, author and creator of Sherlock Holmes so it seemed like a good time to touch in about the Blog Party Book Club’s reading of The Adventures of Sherlock … Continue reading

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Tea Time Treasuries

‘Tea time’ by shilao Raspberry Lemon French Macar… AubreyEApothec… $7.5 Hey Baby Cakes. Hand Stamped… AveryFleurDesi… $10 Victorian tea set, antique … NancysTeaShop $24 Cloth Napkins – Teacup & Pol… MeAndMichelle $28 Vintage Tirschenreuth Bavari… MariasFarmhous… $75 Candyfloss: Cupcake Stand, … Continue reading

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Celebrating My Birthday – Hobbit Style!

My birthday is just a little over a week away and I am going to party like a hobbit! I may be rather tall but I believe I am a hobbit at heart and I am going to celebrate my … Continue reading

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Children’s Book Inspired Jewelry, Accessories, and Handmade Etsy Goodies

Children’s Book Week will soon be over and so will my sale on children’s literature inspired jewelry! The sale ends on Sunday, May 18th so don’t miss out on your chance to save 15% on lovely pieces of literary jewelry … Continue reading

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The Children’s Books that Somehow Got Away!

Children’s Book Week will be soon be over, which makes me a little sad because I have really been enjoying having an excuse to talk about my favorite children’s books with my fellow book lovers. I have also loved all … Continue reading

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Little Known Favorites for Children’s Book Week

Since this week is Children’s Book Week, I thought it would be a good time to talk about the kids books that I grew up loving. Of course, there were the essentials: Shel Silverstein, Dr. Seuss, Maurice Sendak and things … Continue reading

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Sale on Children’s Literature Inspired Jewelry

Shown Above: Tea with Mr. Tumnus Narnia Necklace: Anne of Green Gables Adjustable Friendship Ring: Velveteen Rabbit Necklace: Little Women Book and Tea Charm Necklace: Visit my Etsy shop for more great handmade literary jewelry.

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Children’s Book Week and the Joys of Reading Aloud

This week is Children’s Book Week. It seems so appropriate to me that it should start so soon after Mother’s Day because my mom instilled a love of reading in me by reading to me and my sisters. Of course, … Continue reading

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