Sunday, May 29, 2011

Odds 'n Ends

Have you been over to my sponsor, Cherie at Lots of Jewels's, Etsy shop lately?  In case you have a free moment while enjoying a cold beer and enjoying the unofficial beginning of summer, it's definitely worth a look!  Let me entice you a little bit...

Creamy Rose and Crystal Necklace

Antiqued Hammered Brass Circle and Flower Bracelet

Vintage Inspired Iridescent Drop Earrings

Also, Cherie recently announced that she joined Etsy Project Embrace!  She will now be donating 5% of the sales of certain items in her shop to the American Cancer Society (ACS) for Etsy Project Embrace in support of funding cancer research and spreading the message of HOPE!

Way to go, Cherie, and a good excuse for all of us to do a little shopping for a good cause!

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On a sad note, my grandfather passed away this week and I will be heading down to Massachusetts for the next few days for his services.  I will undoubtedly fall behind in coming to your sites, participating in your link-ups, and replying to your truly-appreciated comments, and I apologize in advance.  To help fill the gap, two dear friends are going to do some guest posts on Monday and Tuesday: Dawn from At First Blush and Tammy from She Says Tomato.  Both funny, smart women who have known me for most of (and in Tammy's case, all of) my life!  You will love their posts and will love their blogs!  Go check them out while you're still enjoying that cold beer.


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Also, don't forget to enter my giveaway to win this adorable froggy lunchbox!

It's as easy as clicking this link and leaving a comment!  Hurry; the giveaway ends on June 1st!

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And lastly, June is going to bring great things--like the introduction of a blog hop of my very own!  I can't say much now, but it will begin on Thursday, June 2nd and will continue every Thursday for as long as people are interested!  I hope to see you then!


Sinea said...

Becky, so sorry to hear about your grandfather. My husband's mom died a few days ago and my mom in February. Losing someone you love is not easy. May God bless you and your family at this difficult time.

I'll enjoy your friends' posts but also looking forward to your soon return! (I'll send you a bigger icon for my link for when you get back!)

UpperBottom said...

that frog bag is adorable!! too bad benjamin doesn't need a lunch box yet.

Ms. Sarah said...

pretty peices. Sorry for your loss and have safe travels.

Jill said...

So sorry to hear of your grandfather. Look forward to your return to blogging!
I just stopped by to let you know that I featured your ABC caterpillar on my round tuit post this week!
Round Tuit 51
Thanks again for linking up!
I'll come back on Thursday for your new blog hop! I'm also starting one of my own on Wednesday!!
Jill @ Creating my way to Success