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On The Side…

Happy Sunday everyone! As we gear up for the big feast, thought I’d share a recipe for a wonderful take-along side that I’m excited to try…

 

And to kick off the holiday season, I am offering 15% off all orders from now through Sunday November 25th! Just use coupon code TAKE15. Be sure to check out my shop for some wonderful gifts. We have a large selection of hand-crocheted dish cloths that are great for stocking stuffers as well as many unique ornaments and prims that make lovely gifts…

http://www.etsy.com/shop/MondaysChildPrims

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Posted by on November 18, 2012 in Uncategorized

 

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Season’s Sparkle

During this hectic season, parties are on most people’s lists. And those parties usually mean dressing up a bit…everyone wants to look their best. Jewelry can often dress up a more plain outfit and turn something ho-hum into fabulous! This gorgeous necklace by Sarah of Star Jewels would be just the thing….

Christmas flower necklace wire wrapped with green and red gemstone beads

http://www.etsy.com/listing/83826390/christmas-flower-necklace-wire-wrapped

And these lovely hairpins from Sora Creations are glamorous pieces of jewelry in their own right…A joint venture between two lovely and talented ladies, Dora and Sophia, this shop is brimming with beautiful pieces…

Handmade Rhinestone Button Bobby Pin Set,  Vintage Style Accessory

http://www.etsy.com/listing/114512536/handmade-rhinestone-button-bobby-pin-set

To add pizzaz to any holiday outfit, these gorgeous earrings by Deni of Cutterstone are just the thing…Check out her shop to see all of the beautiful pieces made by her and her husband…

Red Gold Heart Earrings Matte Red Magatama Beads Valentines Day

http://www.etsy.com/listing/84289603/red-gold-heart-earrings-matte-red

Don’t forget to treat and pamper yourself a little this holiday season! You are worth it! Have a wonderful day!

 
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Posted by on November 14, 2012 in Uncategorized

 

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It’s In The Bag…

Whether they are much-appreciated gifts for others or to keep for yourself, there are endless variations and uses for bags…Bags come in all shapes, sizes, and colors and they are used by everyone. This makes them wonderful gifts for people who have everything or the people you don’t know what to buy for. They also come in handy for yourself with all of the holiday shopping and toting back and forth to parties.

Red of Weaver Homestead offers a variety of styles of beautiful bags. I just love her reusable shopping tote…it is soft and feminine but yet sturdy:

Reusable cloth shopping bag

http://www.etsy.com/listing/80221558/reusable-cloth-shopping-bag

Katharine of Green Lioness also offers a lovely variety of handmade bags, along with beautiful pet and doll beds. This gorgeous market bag would make a lovely gift:

Reusable Market Grocery Shopping Bag, Earth Day Debbie Mumm Fabric, Heavyweight, Nylon Lined

http://www.etsy.com/listing/101609635/reusable-market-grocery-shopping-bag

Lisa of Artistic Funk has a lovely assortment of chic and fashionable items in her shop. This gorgeous handbag would be a perfect gift for that fashionista on your list:

Funky Handmade Handbags - Medium - Colorful Blue - Cotton & Fun Fur Bag in Sapphire Blue With Acrylic 5x5 Handles And Pocket

http://www.etsy.com/listing/107235871/funky-handmade-handbags-small-colorful

Beverly of Grannie’s Raggedy Bags has a beautiful assortment of fabric items. I just love this beautiful, vibrant handbag, which would add a pop of color to any ensemble:

Totebag, handbag, orange, green, aqua, floral

http://www.etsy.com/listing/94378301/totebag-handbag-orange-green-aqua-floral

Happy Monday! Have a wonderful week!

 
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Posted by on November 12, 2012 in Uncategorized

 

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Seasonal Art

This morning I happened upon a new piece done by a very talented fellow Etsian, Margaret Henning, that I just had to share…It just evokes such a sense of calmness, tranquility, and peace. Her shop Art For Comfort is filled with her lovely works.

Winter Wonderland Original Acrylic Painting on Linen

http://www.etsy.com/listing/114395899/winter-wonderland-original-acrylic?ref=pr_shop

And this card by Lucinda Myer would make a lovely keepsake for anyone receiving it…Her shop This Art of Mine is filled with her beautiful creations, including her pieces of jewelry which are works of art in themselves…

Christmas card Cardinals -  5x7 - snow - greeting

http://www.etsy.com/listing/86554037/christmas-card-cardinals-5×7-snow

And Kate Brooks has gorgeous, one of a kind mosaic pieces in her shop Pieces of Home Mosaics…I just love this fused glass tree. It would make a beautiful gift for someone special…

Green fused glass tree ornament

http://www.etsy.com/listing/100679254/green-fused-glass-tree-ornament

May you find peace and joy in the upcoming holiday season!

 

 
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Posted by on November 9, 2012 in Uncategorized

 

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Tag…You’re It!

With the holidays quickly approaching, there are so many tasks to get done…One of those includes wrapping up that mountain of presents you’ve bought. Here are several unique gift tags that will really make your packages pop:

Aloha Cookie Girl has a large assortment of unique tags. Here is just one of Mynda’s lovely creations…

FOUR Snowman Snowflake Plum Sky Blue Snow White Glittery Postage Stamp Handmade Holiday Gift Tags

http://www.etsy.com/listing/83478285/four-snowman-snowflake-plum-sky-blue

Paper Pastiche offers beautiful tags combining romance and whimsy and would make a beautiful finishing touch on any package:

Winter Holiday Gift Tags - Large 4 1/4" x 2"- Silver Glitter Dark Red- Set of 4

http://www.etsy.com/listing/112242760/winter-holiday-gift-tags-large-4-14-x-2

Whispering Rainbows has a huge assortment of tags for all occasions…these tags would sure make some glamorous gifts…

Christmas gift tags stripes and snowflakes  (4) rhinestones

http://www.etsy.com/listing/113827942/christmas-gift-tags-stripes-and

And these adorable tags from Artistic Soul Designs would add a playful touch to any package…

Felt Santa Hat Gift Tags -- 10 tag pack

http://www.etsy.com/listing/103044853/felt-santa-hat-gift-tags-10-tag-pack

Happy Monday! Have a wonderful week:)

 
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Posted by on November 5, 2012 in Uncategorized

 

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Yum!

Doesn’t this look scrumptious? I’m going to have to try this one…Similar to pumpkin pie but with less work–no rolling out pie crust!

 

Hope everyone has a great weekend!

 
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Posted by on November 3, 2012 in Uncategorized

 

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Holiday Helpers

Heading into the busiest time of year, between Thanksgiving, the holidays, traveling, and entertaining, little helpers always make things go smoother. Here are a few items from some lovely shops that will make entertaining a little easier. They would also be perfect hostess gifts for those holiday parties or would be great stocking stuffers too!

This beautiful apron from Bags By Hags is just the thing to wear while in the kitchen…

Half Apron Roses in Pink and Brown - OOAK

http://www.etsy.com/listing/94773416/half-apron-roses-in-pink-and-brown-ooak

Sarah’s gorgeous napkins are sure to elicit ooh’s and ahh’s from your guests…

Cloth Napkins, Dinner Napkins, Kid Napkins, Lunch Box Napkins - Set of 4, orange and gray

http://www.etsy.com/listing/110108202/cloth-napkins-dinner-napkins-kid-napkins?ref=correlated_featured

And these potholders from Twiggy and Opal are beautiful yet functional…

Modern Pot Holders, Green Potholders, Hot Pad, Green

http://www.etsy.com/listing/112988085/modern-pot-holders-green-potholders-hot

Nothing makes a home more warm and welcoming than a scented candle. Jessica has many fragrances to choose from…

Pumpkin Souffle Soy Candle in Fancy Footed Square Jar

http://www.etsy.com/listing/110323833/pumpkin-souffle-soy-candle-in-fancy

And lastly, who doesn’t need some extra hard-working and durable dish cloths for all of those holiday meals? Monday’s Child offers them in several colors…

Set of 3 Ecru 100% Cotton Crocheted Dish Cloths Packaged for Gift Giving

https://www.etsy.com/listing/88202393/set-of-3-ecru-100-cotton-crocheted-dish

Thanks for stopping by! Be sure to check back often for holiday hints, recipes, and gift ideas…Have a great day!

 

 
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Posted by on November 2, 2012 in Uncategorized

 

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