Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Reorganizing, crafting, cooking, & lots of cleaning

My Hubby and I moved into our new rental house about 1 month ago. Since then, we have been very busy trying to get it all organized. I have also been busy enjoying my new kitchen, creating new crafts & goodies for Christmas presents, and then of course, cleaning up all the messes I make in the process! Now that Christmas is over, I can get back to focusing on making our new home warm and inviting. We had a little kick start session last night when our friends from Sacramento, Stacey & Darin Nixon, were stranded in Yreka due to the snow and came to stay with us. There is nothing like surprise visitors to get me cleaning very fast!

Throughout this week, Erik and I will be focusing on getting our spare room organized. This room will be our guest room, my craft room, and Erik's computer & music room. Since it is truly a multiple use room, in needs to be very organized or it will not be functional at all!! On Sunday, we will be moving in a new desk for my craft area. I am so excited about that! I have never really had a designated craft area, and it will be great to have a place to put all my supplies. I also just ordered a new camera, and I am going to build a little light box later today. Once I have those supplies, I can start taking pictures of my crafts and start selling on Etsy. I am so excited about getting started!

Here are some pictures of our new place yesterday, after it snowed all day. :-) We are looking forward to sharing our home with friends and family, so feel free to come visit anytime. We would love to have you!

~ Amber

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Starting off my blog :-)

Hi Friends :-)

Those of you who know me well know that I love to cook and also enjoy crafts and art. After many suggestions and a little nudging from friends and family alike, I have decided to start a blog to share the things I enjoy with the people I love. I am also going to start selling some of my crafts (jewelry, photography, art, etc) on Etsy. I have my own store set up on Etsy, and the link is below. Right now, there is nothing posted though! I am in the process of purchasing a new camera, which I need to take pictures of my products in order to sell them. So, give me about a week, and I will start posting some items to sell. I am hoping to also post some "How-to" blogs on the different crafts I create, and some of the food I make also.

I hope you will join me on this little adventure. I have a number of blogs that I read on a daily basis and really enjoy, and I hope my little blog may be the same thing for you.... eventually... :-)

God Bless,


Check out my Etsy shop here: