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Fredericksburg, Texas, United States
I am working,playing or riding.I enjoy working on my etsy www.TamsJewelry.etsy.com or my artfire www.TamsJewelry.artfire.com and my newest zibbet shop.www.TamsJewelry.zibbet.com or My Handmade Artist Shop http://handmadeartistsshop.com/shop/TamsJewelry I love my work,my life, I am so Blessed. If I could use only one word to describe myself it would be kindhearted.(To a fault)L.O.L.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014


   Hello! Been a while since I posted but I really have a great explanation. I was a little busy earning my Associate of Arts degree with a Concentration in Business Foundations; and I am excited that I have completed my program. I enjoyed the courses I took especially PC Application Support, Finance, Management of Information Systems, Principles of Accounting, and Cultural Diversity, but Business Communications and Critical Thinking was my favorite. Although I continue to study and learn new concepts every day I now focus my efforts back on the one thing that lead me to the University, TamsJewelry.

   One thing always holds true for me as long as I dare to dream, as one goal is accomplished another is created. So I took a little break for a week to get my house in order and to get back in the routine of not having one, believe me it is harder than it sounds. Lol

    Now I am back to work and as I get in a groove I moved to the next project of moving into a bigger space. I will tell ya all about it soon. I am also exploring some bead making techniques and will be sharing some craft tutorials soon. Yes it is going to get busy just in time for the Holiday season….Thanks for stopping by! Come back again soon!

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Sometimes you gotta give up what you love....

     Goodbye my love! This is me kissing you goodbye. Can you see the tears in my eyes? This is a very sad day, but please stop tempting me with your sweetness! It is hard to walk away from you, but you are so bad for me in so many ways this is something I must do.  Bad for my heart, and myself esteem, not to mention the guilt I feel for allowing you to change me into someone I don’t want to be.  Just because you were enticing enough to lure me into a life-long obsession of you does not mean I can’t give you up. I may have been weak to you before, but not anymore! Yes I realize I let my love for you cloud my better judgment. Many times I lost all self- control and gave in to my desire for you. Each time knowing you weren’t good for me, yet I gave into you. But now I have found a new love, one that makes me feel good about myself, makes me feel like I can achieve anything!  So stop being so seductive it isn’t going to work, I am changing! That’s right, sometimes you have to give up what you love in order to find a better you. So this is it, we are over. We are through! To my new love, thank you for accepting me for who I am and helping me to change! Most of all thanks for giving the courage to do what I should have done long ago. So goodbye chocolate I am going to miss you! My new love for exercise is going to get me through. Now it is in writing and there is no turning back, I only have to remember you’re responsible for my fat. Written by Tammy Sultemeier November 14, 2013 8) Inspired by my Nutrition class!

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Oh, it seems I'm slacking but I'm not....

Hello, it has been a while since I have posted here. It may seem like I have been slacking off on work but, I'm not. I have been extremely busy earning my associates degree, and only six more courses and I'm done! July 27th, 2014 will be my final day. I am already applying the principles I am learning to my business, and I am so excited about the direction I am going in.
    I have learned one very valuable piece of advice I would like to share, if you love what you are doing with your life then congratulations and never stop learning how to improve, if not, then get educated to do something you do love! I have certainly enjoyed the challenges provided by the University Of Phoenix. 
      I have been making some new creations and last month heads were rolling around my house, actually they were skulls... that's exactly what's on these trays. I had a lot of fun making these earrings, lanyards, and badge holders but I am definitely ready to move on to some other fall favorites. What have you been working on lately? Well thanks for stopping by, I hope you are doing as wonderful as I!


Thursday, July 18, 2013

A's in everything but life..

     PSY/ 201 Foundations of Psychology= A+
  HUM/111 Critical and Creative Thinking= A+
        Hello my friends! Yes, it has been a while! I have been busy earning my degree and although I am doing well with that I am certainly failing as far as the other areas of my life. It is kind of ironic that I decided to earn my degree and learn how to build my business yet that seems to be what I most often neglect. Oh I realize I can apply all I have learned and be busier than I can handle, but can I handle it? Lol… I have decided that I am not going to beat myself up about my downfalls. Instead I am making a new game plan. I am sure I am not the only one that struggles with time management and balancing life. If anyone out there feels they have mastered the juggling of life, please share your strategy with me. Well, now you know what I have been doing this summer what have you been up to?

Thursday, May 2, 2013

Made it through April...

      Hello friends! Yes it has been a while...college, and keeping up with the jewelry has been a bit challenging, to say the least. April is always a hard month for me to get through, because of my dreaded birthday. Oh , I realize it is all about perspective, and I keep a positive one. Every year in April I reflect on how my life is going. I ask myself questions like, "What did I do to inspire others this past year? What can I do to do better than that?", basically I spend all of April analyzing my life. lol I am sure I am not the only one that reflects on life when birthdays rolls around. You do it too, right? I have a list of things I need to improve on, believe me it is a longggg list. I decided this year I am going to take the time to enjoy the little things ,but I have no intention of losing focus on that list. I am happy to report, I have earned 15 of the 60 credits needed to attain my goal of earning an Associates degree. Now that I know what it will take to maintain the A's, I can focus more on this blog and my jewelry. Yep, life is good my friends! My two new courses now are, Foundation of Psychology, and Critical and Creative Thinking, I am so excited to be taking them! I have a little free time now and I am coming to read your Blog, and catch up with you now, so make me some coffee please....lol  
See you soon!

Thursday, February 7, 2013

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Saturday, January 12, 2013

Keeping that New years resolution is getting old....

     Keeping that New Year’s resolution is getting old already and we are not even half way through the month. Am I the only one feeling this way? I have managed to accomplish two of three promises that I had made to myself but the hardest is the third. I want to earn my purple belt this year and in order to do that I am going to have to find some motivation fast. The next karate session starts Monday and all though I told myself I would be physically conditioned by then but boy, I am in for a world of hurt. I have been slacking off now for four months so with no one to blame but myself I am going to suck it up and start this karate session with a prayer that I will be able to make it through the next three months without injuring myself. So although my new year’s resolution is causing me some stress I am going to give it my best my friends, and looking on the bright side of things I have eleven more months to go. Did you make, keep, or break a resolution?

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Happy 2013!

Happy 2013!
      2012 was extraordinary for me,and I am thankful for all the Blessings I received! The last quarter of the year I was having a melt down, mid life crisis, I wasn't happy with who I had become.lol   I want to work smarter, I want to be able to help others better themselves also.  I decided to do something about it and college seemed to be the easiest remedy for me. I want to be a better writer,photographer, designer, retailer,marketer, mother, and well you get the idea. I want to take responsibility for my own happiness. Although I have only earned my first six of sixty college credits for my Associated degree in business and entrepreneurship I have already learned so much. I only regret not signing up years ago. In 2013 my blog and websites will start to reflect the new improved me, as I apply what I am learning. It is sure to be an interesting year for TamsJewelry and I can't wait to share what I learn. Promoting others is one of my focus's, I want to be more effective at promoting handmade artist's work. I am fortunate to have figured out that the biggest thing that keeps me from my success is myself. I am finally finding the balance I needed to accomplish my dreams! I am so excited about 2013 and I hope you get everything you want out of this new year as well! I hope you have a safe and happy 2013 and all your dreams come true!

Monday, November 19, 2012

Happy Thanksgiving!

      Hello My friends and family! I just wanted to tell you all, I hope you have a fantastic Thanksgiving! I hope that you have time to actually reflect on the reasons that you have for giving thanks. I for one have so much to be thankful for. My family is healthy and we are Blessed. I love Thanksgiving because it reminds us of the importance of giving thanks and gives us an excuse to gather with family that we do not normally get the to be with. 
       I also like to take the time especially on the holidays to give thanks for the loved ones that we do not get to spend time with for whatever reason. I love you all and I am thankful and Blessed to have you in my life even if I do not get to see you or speak to you often. I am also thankful for the love of family and friends that are no longer with us here on Earth because they helped make me the person I am.  Happy Thanksgiving to you all!

Sunday, October 14, 2012

HAF Featured Artist Yankee Burrow

                                                Hello! Debi and Amanda are the creative mother daughter team that is better know as Yankee Burrow Creation's. The combination of their talents makes for an interesting shop full of a variety of items that make the perfect gift for any occasion. Weather it be something for your wall, your special day, or something for you, it's sure to be something special. I have enjoyed learning about this creative duo, I have met through the Handmade Artist Forum. Their HAF Shop is awesome just see for yourself. You will find this beautiful wreath and that gorgeous shadow box , jewelry and more .  To keep up with their newest additions follow their  blogI hope you enjoy your shopping! Thanks for stopping by!

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This is what Andy Rooney thinks about women over 40: 60 Minutes Correspondent Andy Rooney (CBS) As I grow in age, I value women over 40 most of all. Here are just a few reasons why: A woman over 40 will never wake you in the middle of the night and ask, 'What are you thinking?' She doesn't care what you think. If a woman over 40 doesn't want to watch the game, she doesn't sit around whining about it. She does something she wants to do, and it's usually more interesting. Women over 40 are dignified. They seldom have a screaming match with you at the opera or in the middle of an expensive restaurant. Of course, if you deserve it, they won't hesitate to shoot you if they think they can get away with it. Older women are generous with praise, often undeserved. They know what it's like to be unappreciated. Women get psychic as they age. You never have to confess your sins to a woman over 40. Once you get past a wrinkle or two, a woman over 40 is far sexier than her younger counterpart. Older women are forthright and honest. They'll tell you right off if you are a jerk, if you are acting like one. You don't ever have to wonder where you stand with her. Yes, we praise women over 40 for a multitude of reasons. Unfortunately, it's not reciprocal. For every stunning, smart, well-coiffed, hot woman over 40, there is a bald, paunchy relic in yellow pants making a fool of himself with some 22-year old waitress. Ladies, I apologize. For all those men who say, 'Why buy the cow when you can get the milk for free? here's an update for you. Nowadays 80% of women are against marriage. Why? Because women realize it's not worth buying an entire pig just to get a little sausage! Andy Rooney is a really smart guy!

My Favorite Words Of Wisdom and Inspiration8)

You must live for another if you wish to live for yourself. ~ Seneca

One day, the father of a very wealthy family took his son on a trip to the country with the express purpose of showing him how poor people live. They spent a couple of days and nights on the farm of what would be considered a very poor family.

On their return from their trip, the father asked his son, 'How was the trip?'

'It was great, Dad.'

'Did you see how poor people live?' the father asked.

'Oh yeah,' said the son.

'So, tell me, what did you learn from the trip?' asked the father.

The son answered:

'I saw that we have one dog and they had four.
We have a pool that reaches to the middle of our garden and they have a creek that has no end. We have imported lanterns in our garden and they have the stars at night. Our patio reaches to the front yard and they have the whole horizon. We have a small piece of land to live on and they have fields that go beyond our sight. We have servants who serve us, but they serve others. We buy our food, but they grow theirs. We have walls around our property to protect us, they have friends to protect them.'

The boy's father was speechless.

Then his son added, 'Thanks Dad for showing me how poor we are.'

Isn't perspective a wonderful thing? Makes you wonder what would happen if we all gave thanks for everything we have, instead of worrying about what we don't have.

Appreciate every single thing you have, especially your friends!

Pass this on to friends and acquaintances and help them refresh their perspective and appreciation.

'Life is too short and friends are too few.'

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Smile it makes you look younger ! ;)