Viva Fiesta!

Well, San Antonio's fiesta wasn't as awesome for us as I had hoped it would be.  Next year I'll know to watch the calendar and plan ahead.  (this year Evan was with his dad one weekend, and we were camping on the other weekend) But other than missing both weekends of the big event.... The decorations and mariachi station (on Pandora) were a big hit at work.      …

Read more...

The Joy of Raising Chickens

IF YOU'VE BEEN CONTEMPLATING RAISING CHICKENS OF YOUR OWN, CONSIDER THIS: -you may spend countless hours each week watching FARM TV in your backyard -you may end up being labeled a "Crazy Chicken Lady" -friends may tag you in every chicken social media post they see -once you fall in love with your hens, this may lead to needing more chicks next year -and since chickens are a gateway farm…

Read more...

National Handmade Day!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I created a national holiday, y'all!  Me! I proposed my idea, made its case, paid the processing fee, and waited. It was so exciting to hear back from them, that from now on, the first Saturday in April will always be National Handmade Day!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Because our time, sewing, pouring, sanding, making, our love, mixing, formulating, quilting, soldering, dreaming, our dedication, and our blood, sweat, and tears all needs to be…

Read more...

Our Products in a New Shop (Market 1023)

  This happened quickly! I was planning a full weekend in the College Station area. We were hoping that our camper would be finished. I had made reservations at Lake Somerville. We were spending all day Saturday at the Museum of the American GI, for their Living History Weekend. I had found a cute restaurant to try. And then I came across this gorgeous home/body/gift shop! I looked all over…

Read more...

Chicken Fun Show

We collected eggs for a week.  We bathed the hens.  We packed our chicken show supply bag.  And we were off.         The club pulled together another great show! In addition to the usual raffle, chicken competition, egg competition, fun games, and showmanship contest... we also had a concession stand up and running and we got to play a couple rounds of chicken poop bingo.  ;)  …

Read more...

Boerne Diva Night

I was warned that the spring Diva Night is never as well attended as the fall is.  But, boy am I glad we didn't listen... and participated anyways! First off, Diva Night is quite expensive for little, old, handmade, don't-have-much-merchandise-to-actually-sell me.  I'll be honest, $200 is very difficult for me to scrape up, just to be listed as a participating business and be put on the map. And then the…

Read more...

GUEST POST! By Tori Bellos & Erika Yount

So excited to snag a few more guest blog posts before our next anniversary and annual model search!   And this one comes to us from our very own Boerne Convention & Visitors Bureau!  Near and dear to all of us shops and restaurants here in town... because their passion is talking about and promoting everything that makes our town amazing (including us)!     "Take A Break FROM Spring Break…

Read more...

Our Business Highlighted (Texas Highways Magazine)

One of the coolest magazines in the state, in one of the biggest issues of the year!  Our products are on PAGE ONE of Texas Highways Magazine's wildflowers edition!!! With a photo of the three products they're selling in their online store and a write-up about me and the business.... I am so excited about this!!!!!!!!!!             Want more on Texas Highways Magazine? Website Facebook…

Read more...

My Favorite Instagram Accounts!

The other day, our entire Boerne retailers group was asked to list a few of our favorite LOCAL lifestyle, food, fashion, travel, style, and influential instagram accounts and bloggers. I was surprised that no one listed me 😉….. But I came up with a pretty long list of my favorites! So I thought I’d take some time to actually pull together a blog post, to introduce you to some accounts…

Read more...