June 29, 2009

So Far So Good


2 new bracelets now listed in my shop!

I am faring okay with Joe gone, keeping quite busy. Yesterday I cleaned out my closet, threw away a lot of old clothes, put away the sweaters and wool dress pants, brought out the shorts and t-shirts. Reorganized my closet back to a useable space, ironed some wrinkled clothes. It was a HUGE task and took approx. 4 hours. I'm taking 3 bags of clothes and 1 bag of shoes to the salvation army today. whew!

I saw a couple of movies over the weekend, He's Just Not that Into You. It was on Movies on Demand, and I liked it. It was entertaining and funny and had a great cast. I went to the movies with Tara on Saturday and we saw The Proposal. Another good romantic comedy. Great cast, and really funny. Loved it.

I stopped at Barnes and Noble on Friday- I try to stop in once a week just to peruse the magazines, and see what's new in the jewelry books. I ended up buying a new book- Secret Life of Bees, and have been reading it almost non-stop. It's got my attention and that's huge. I have read a book in months. I also found a HUGE clearance table where I found the most awesome Presentation book- Vera Bradley sells some special items at B&N and I have eyed this presentation book before. It's perfect to showcase the magazine articles I've written so far. I figured I could leave it out on my table when I set up my small Trunk show at the museum next monday.





9 comments:

  1. Hi Lorelei
    Great new bracelets...I really like the leather. Those must be some large-beads. I read "Secret Life of Bees" as well and it was really good...you'll enjoy the movie too. Your presentation book is a GREAT idea! Knowing you, you'll have it filled in no time!

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  2. Isn't it funny how sometimes you can get more done without the hubby around? Sounds like you got a LOT accomplished - congrats :o)

    I really like the presentation book you got at Barnes & Noble...We hit the clearance table at one last night. My original plan was to pick up a couple of mags, but then Thomas spotted the clearance tables...But, I did find a beading book for 1/2 off and a couple of others...Gotta love clearance!

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  3. Sometimes it's nice to have that time to yourself and be productive.

    I read SLofBees a while back and just recently, saw the movie, which was also really good.

    Great find at Barnes & Noble! It'll be nice to have at your shows.

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  4. What a great idea to do a presentation book...such a pretty one! The movie of Secret Life of Bees is well cast and very true to the story. You will like it.
    Enjoy the day!
    Erin

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  5. Hi Lorelei! love your new bracelets, they're beautiful. Am wanting to make a necklace reflecting summer and bees. As I look through your bracelets, I get so many ideas. :)

    Secret Life of Bees is wonderful and a great summer read. As a beekeeper I have to tell you that the descriptions of beekeeping are accurate, too!

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  6. Look at you...with the leather. LOVE these!!! My kind of style.
    You did get a lot done. I haven't even gotten that far with the clothes. The weather is so weird. It's just so rainy and cold here right now, I can't put the sweaters away yet!
    Love the presentation book! I'm going to have to look for one of those!

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  7. Will you come clean my closet, pretty please?

    The presentation book is beautiful as are your bracelets!

    Secret Life of Bees is a fascinating book. I think I read it in a day, a day with nothing else done while Peter was away. If you like that book, and haven't already read it, you should try the Mermaid's Chair next.

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  8. LOVE your new bracelets! The Secret Lives of Bees is GREAT! Sounds like a fun a productive weekend! Happy Monday!

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  9. I have yet to read the Secret Lives of Bees and have heard so many good things about the book. It's about time I sit down and read it..good for the summer! I really like your green bracelet..both of them and the presentation book works perfectly for showcasing your articles!

    Thanks so much for the tweet on the giveaway we're having! I'm a new twitterer (is that what you call us?) so it's all new territory for me!

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