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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, June 26, 2011

Blog Ring? How does that fit? LOL

          Hello my friends I am curious !LOL    I would like to know if you are part of a blog ring?If so please tell me what you like the best about it.I love meeting and learning about others and I love promoting my friends!That is why I do it.Some of you are probably wondering what I am talking about.I am writing this post mostly for you that don't know what a blog ring is or how it will help you.I belong to The Handmade Artist Forum .It is a great place to meet other Artisans and learn more about your handmade business.It is Free to join and there is no better place to hook up with like minded people.Weather you have a question or just want to share your latest work HAF is the place!We have a Blog ring,we are going to start a new session in a week or two and the more people that participate the more exciting it will be.Please Join!                                            A Blog ring is fun and once you get the hang of it its easy.1:Sign Up 2:Check back with forum each Sunday and See who is featured Artist  3:Write a post 4:go back to forum and let us no your post is ready 5: Read and comment on posts That is pretty much it.It really only takes an hour or so of your time a week.Can you fit that in your schedule ?You will meet some great people and maybe even make some friends, all while gaining traffic at your sites!I hope you have found this post useful and I hope you click on through and sign up.Here is where you sign up for the Handmade Artist Forum and here is where you sign up for the Blog Ring.Thanks for stopping by!                                                                                  

Sunday, June 19, 2011

Featured Artist Debbie Malloy Creator of Wuglyees

Remnant Scarf, Multi-Earth tone Tan Long Wuglyee

Necklace, Delicate Red Crochet Button Flower

Beret, Button Front Pink And Black

Hello My friends!I have to share this awesome Crochet Artist from Massachusetts Debbie Malloy.She makes some great treasures!Her Etsy shop is awesome you will find a huge selection of gifts.Everything from The cutest slippers and scarves to Jewelry.Seems to be no end to her talents.I think she She has a fantastic Blog.Of course you can find her on Twitter Or FaceBook as well.I hope you have as much fun as I did checking her out and remember when you place your order please tell her Tam sent ya!Have a great Father's day!

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Just Saying "I Care!"

          Hello my friends.This has been one of the most challenging weeks I have had in a long time.By far one of the saddest.It was one of those weeks where you want a do over,I just wish I could go back and change that terrible moment in time.Have you had one of those?I have had them before, this one was exceptionally disturbing for me.I have survived all my hardships with pretty simple philosophies like:If it doesn't kill you it makes you stronger.Everything happens for a reason.What goes around comes around.And the most important,You have to trust in God!I have to add another important one I  simply hadn't thought about :Live Life to the fullest,leaving no room for regret! Maybe this one is all you need.I mean If you Love your friends ,family and God as much as you can haven't you covered everything?                                       We lost a young family member this week.My sweet nephew Travis Sultemeier 21 years old in a motorcycle crash, and I am sure God has good reason, and who am I to question God?But it stinks!Even though I no he lived life to the fullest and touched countless souls with his sweet heart,it makes me ache.It is so sad and hurts so deeply.Most of my sadness I think is my own regret that I didn't spend enough time with him.And here I try so hard to live my life with no regrets,kind of ironic.I have learned my lesson though and I will do better! I had to stop and reflect on the direction my own life.Seems all I do is work I am missing out on so much.I am trying to re prioritize  things. I don't want to waste a minute of life.I need to find some balance.LOL As hard as it is for me I will do my best to stop and smell the roses.I am going to spend more time with my family members and less time working.I am going to carry my nephews big beautiful smile in my heart. And I am going to smile right back at him and my other Loved Ones up there in Heaven every chance I get And thank them for teaching me the most important lessons in Life.8) I thank God for all my Blessings!I thank God for you!!! And I just want to make sure you no That! 8)

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Featured Artist The JewelryGeek Kristen Flores

Green Pearl & Crystal Bracelet

    Hello I would like to introduce you to Kristen Flores of Milton Florida.I have featured her awesome creations before.She is a busy Mom and military wife.I first met her through the Handmade Artist Forum.She has some beautiful creations.Her shop is a little empty right now,she must have sold out.Just check out her Etsy shop.Is that bracelet gorgeous or what?Oh yes I know it is!You can follow her on Twitter or her cool Blog so you can keep up with her,and see her newest beauties.Well I hope you go visit her and I hope you have a fantastic week!

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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 ! ;)