• Green Beauty Cosmetics

    July 21, 2010

    I really like the idea of natural cosmetics, however, I like to use a liquid base rather than a powdered one and then follow with a loose translucent powder to finish my look. I have been using Maybelline’s Instant Age Rewind The Eraser Treatment Makeup Foundation. I like that it’s not a heavy foundation and…

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  • When guinea pigs fly, smiles happen.

    July 18, 2010

    Who cares if plain old pigs fly; what we want to see is guinea pigs fly! When Guinea Pigs Fly is a shop that celebrates the completely adorable but sadly often overlooked and misunderstood guinea pig. Humble, squeaky, fat, always hungry and so cute, When Guinea Pigs Fly is owned by artist Lesley of Burlington,…

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  • Scents so right.

    July 3, 2010

    I love fragrances, but I think my favorite fragrances of all are those that are related to foods or places in some way. One of the top ten handmade places I’ve shopped for handmade fragrances online is Modern Atelier. I originally found this shop on Etsy. However, it has since moved on to it’s own…

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  • A Crafty Weekend on the Roanoke City Market

    June 13, 2010

    It was a crafty weekend on the Roanoke City Market. The Science Museum of Western Virginia was offering free admission so there was face painting just outside their doors. My friend Linda Jo had her face painted in lovely shades of aqua blue. Here she is all made up sipping out of her jolly handmade…

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  • Doxie Love

    June 8, 2010

    I am all about my miniature dachshund. His name is Jasper and he is definitely one of the big loves of my life. He’ll be a year old in August and he is just the sweetest and friendliest of dogs I know. For those of you who own a mini doxie yourselves, I’m sure you…

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