Archive for June, 2008

Today I am reminiscing… Once upon a time, when my lovely daughter turned two, I decided to use my iMac to make stuff for people. I made a business name – amamagogo – based on something my daughter said. I made personalized party invitations. I made miscellaneous wedding things. I made “I’ve Moved” announcements. I […]


This past week the kids spent a night at Auntie and Uncle’s house with the cousins and had a great time. When I came to pick them up – running behind, of course – I was greeted by my daughter with a hug and this cup of wild fleurs she picked on a walk. Then […]


I just discovered something at Cooks.com – Under “Printer Options” you can select “Word Search Puzzle” (Oh Boy!). So, I thought this was a fun discovery, though I am not sure when I’ll take advantage of it. Maybe while I am traveling? Maybe for a kid gathering where we cook? Maybe as part of some […]


First Birds

21Jun08

I have chosen my first birds, two prints from Geninne’s on Etsy. Geninne has a watercolor series “20 Birds”. I love them. The Bird Wall begins! Cheers! P.S. Visit “Geninne’s Art Blog” at geninne.com for more fun, interesting and creative stuff. Nice.


Peonies

19Jun08

The pink peonies have burst into bloom. I had to bring some into the house. The white are just blooming. I only became a fan when we moved into this house with the pinks already here. Two years later my mother-in-law was given several white peonies from a friends mother’s home which she shared with […]


Bird Wall

17Jun08

I wrote in my Etsy post that I am contemplating bird art purchases. I have a wall in the front stairway that keeps saying “Bird Wall” to me. So, I am looking at Etsy. I will do some painting of my own. I’ll also scout Goodwill and some garage sales. (I have some wheels turning […]


I Do Love Etsy

15Jun08

I’ve mentioned before that one of the reasons I started looking at blogs was to get inspired. On that journey I also discovered Etsy.com. Oh, Etsy, whose trademark is “your place to buy & sell all things handmade”, is a little slice of internet heaven. Artists, artisians, crafters, creators from around the globe selling their […]