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Top Three Thursdays

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Today’s Top Three Thursday on Etsy is focused on holiday gifts for the home. Up first is this lovely set of candlesticks hand turned from recycled ash. I love the sleek lines. How lovely for a dinner table or on a corner table. They are 10″ tall and come from Equilibrium Design‘s shop. Price is [...] [Read More]

Clay Goods Anyone?

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Looking for some special ceramics for someone on  your holiday list? Head to the Clay Studio for a plethora of artisans crafting their goods. Here are just a few of the many artists whose work is represented. There’s something for just about every taste. Happy shopping! [Read More]

Makes Scents

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One of the wonderful part of this time of year is the fresh smell of pine from a newly-cut Christmas tree. If you don’t do the tree route or your tree is artificial, you might consider some of the lovely scents from Sydney Hale Company. Their fragrances are made from soy, so they’re eco-friendly, and [...] [Read More]

Top Three Thursdays on Wednesday

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Thursday is Thanksgiving so I’ll be focused on turkey and all the fixings. I didn’t want to miss the weekly Etsy love fest, though, because I missed it last week (sorry), and since Etsy is the perfect place to do your holiday shopping without all mall frenzy, I thought I’d help give you a jump [...] [Read More]

Entertainment Time

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The season of non-stop entertaining is about to begin. Maybe you need a few of these festive trays to serve up your goodies? I think everything seems a little more special when served up on a tray, don’t you? Which of these do you like from Kir Devries? [Read More]

Let There be (Candle)Light

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It was a happy day when the mailman brought me some samples of Linnea’s Lights, an eco-friendly candle line with absolutely delightful scents. The happiness began with the packaging. It’s a little thing but really how nice to include a small box of matches, don’t you think? It just sends the message that they care [...] [Read More]

Top Three Thursdays

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It’s October so I can officially dedicate this week’s Top Three Thursdays Etsy post to all things Halloween. Trust me: I’ve held back until the month actually arrived — I am that big a Halloween fan. In fact, I’m inviting people over for dinner the day before solely so I have an excuse to carve [...] [Read More]

Top Three Thursdays

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Is it too early for pumpkins? Probably, but I love them and it’s my blog so I’m kicking off Top Three Thursdays on Etsy with these little papier mache numbers from Middleburg Folk Art Studio. You can get them with or without the saying on them (“Grown with passion, harvested with love). Without would be [...] [Read More]