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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.

Sunday, December 26, 2010

What are you doing to prepare for a Happy New Year?

         I love Christmas!I really love the Christmas Spirit more than anything.I wish it would last all year!I miss my loved ones and wherever they are I hope they feel the Christmas spirit to.The day after Christmas always leaves me reflecting on the year passed.We made it YEAH! It was tough financially and emotionally.but we made it 8) Now I am preparing myself for 2011.Do you make New Year resolutions?One of mine is to focus on Karate and get into good shape.I also have many ideas to grow my business.I have ordered some silver wire.I am adding rings to my inventory and eye lanyards.I am also thinking about adding a supply shop.And my Ebay sales are taking off so seems smart to focus on that also.I have a few ideas on making a better Blog also.I want to add more tutorials and recipes and Texas business reviews and I think some back road stories may bring some readers my way.I would love to hear any ideas you may have also.With all that said the most important thing I want to do in 2011 is spend more time with my family and friends.I hope I can keep the Christmas Spirit until 2012 rolls around with a new batch.LOL What are you doing to prepare for a Happy New year?I want to wish you a Happy new year filled with Blessings and Loved Ones!

Monday, December 20, 2010

Destination Lost Maples ?

                    Jesse and I had an absolutely Great Ride yesterday.Started out with breakfast in Kerrville and just got better.High temperature was 69 degrees PERFECT! I had my lairs it was really cold in the morning maybe 3? We had sunshine on are side the whole day as you can see from these pictures it was AWESOME!!I love the Texas windy roads,a little dangerous but worth slowing down for 8)We did stop by Lost Maples State park.If you have never been you really need to take a hike through it.We have many times it is a great family trip.Today however it's all about the ride for us a couple more back roads and scenic stops and we were safely home bound.I am always thankful to Jesse and Joleen for another safe ride!I have to tell ya folks there isn't any better way to spend a beautiful Texas winter day!

Sunday, December 19, 2010

Counting Blessings!

Good morning my friends!I guess your wondering what I am doing up so early.Well I couldn't sleep in on my Sunday off and waste precious time so I have been listing items and then I realized.It's my day off. LOL I think maybe I need to slow down and Count my Blessings.I have so many.I have two great jobs,great kids,a wonderful husband and that is just the beginning.Today I am hoping to go riding with my best friend.We need a day away together.He works to hard!Then I will get back to work.I have already been reflecting on this year and yeah we are almost done with it.I can't say I'll be happy to see it go,it has been a really hard one for us but it certainly could have been worse.My intuition tells me 2011 will be much better.I already have a few things in mind to help make it so. Any ways I just Want to wish you all a Merry Christmas this week.I hope you can take the time to count your Blessings too ,and enjoy the rest of this year!Thanks for being such a great supportive friend!!

Friday, December 17, 2010

Featured Artist Lynda of Mellow Moon Studio on Etsy

Wealth - Green Bangle Bracelet 7 1/2 inches

WHITE FROST 19 inch Frosted Necklace

Green Faerie Necklace

Pentacle Wicca Wear Swarovski 22in necklace /earrings

                             Today I would like you to meet Lynda.She lives in Akron Ohio,she is the creator of  Mellow Moon Studio on Etsy.She makes beautiful affordable jewelry.The best news is yet to come.Are you ready?Everything in her shop is on sale!Yes that's right just in time for the Holidays.Well what are you waiting for? Grab some coffee and enjoy looking at all those beautiful creations.No excuse not to get that Christmas shopping done.LOL  I hope you have enjoyed learning about the talented featured Artist.Thanks for stopping by 8)

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Featured Shop Body and Bath

Soap - Cosmic Sunset

Candles - Baked Apple Soy Candle

Kids - Green Monster Toe Jam Bubble Bath

Gift - For Men - Cowboy Candy

Wellness - Intensive Repair Hand and Foot Creme 4oz
I would like you to meet a Twitter friend of mine Aaron White.He lives in California.He is a father of five children under 8years old and he works for a reality show.I don't know how he finds the time but he also promotes his family business Body and Bath Hand Crafted natural Products.This store has many great products.Everything from soaps,lip balms,candles and more.You can find something for every member of your family here.And for those hard to choose for people he has Gift certificates.You can follow him on Twitter and Facebook and keep up with all the new products ,And there is a very informative Blog as well.Now grab your coffee and get shopping!Have a great Tuesday! 

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Featured Artist Larkin Livesay Jr. Creator of LivesayGrafix on Etsy

Trees of Fantasy - Goat Willow

Auto Tag - Red Mtns

Turquoise Bracelet

Hello My friends I hope your week is going great this far.Guess what?It's about to get better!This artist is from East Tennessee.He has a great Etsy shop LivesayGrafix.He makes Original Art,Signs and Illustrations He does custom orders and is multi-talented as you will see.I love the Original Acrylic painting,he has some cool jewelry and  Check out the Auto Tags the colors are so vibrant.Be sure and heart his shop while your there,and tell him Tam sent ya.Your friends and family will love these unique gifts!Thank you for stopping by,Have fun shopping 8)

Friday, December 3, 2010

Featured Artist Barbra Creator of AllAboutTheButtons and AllAboutTheFiber

Christmas Bookmark Trio

Christmas Clock

Christmas Colors Scarflette

Bear Chair Vignette

Hello my friends.Today I want you to check out this really Multi-talented Artist.Her name is Barbra and she is from South Carolina.She does just about anything you can think of with Buttons.She also crochets and check out this clock.It kind of seems like there isn't much she can't do.I really enjoyed browsing through her shops.Her Zibbet is full of beautiful creations.There are more in her Etsy shop.She has another shop AllAboutTheFiber on Etsy.She also stays busy with her Blog it has some great tutorials and more.You can keep up with her by following her on FaceBook and Twitter.Grab your coffee and click through.Enjoy your weekend!!

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Women Over Fourty 8)

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 ! ;)