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Free Shipping on this pillow today, Oct. 29!
This cutie is made from what has been one of my most popular fabric choices! It’s an Alexander Henry print and I just love it.

It's a Large Mod Pillow


Busy, busy, busy loading up the shop with new aprons and scarves! Check them out on our etsy site!

Button, Button...Who's Got the Button Scarf
Who’s Got the Button Scarf

  Pink Panther Tooth Scarf

  The Pink Panther Tooth Scarf
Earn Your Stripes Apron
The Earn Your Stripes Apron
The Sunshine Day Apron
The Sunshine Day Apron
There are several more to admire and obtain for your very own on our Etsy site!

Wow. It may not seem like much, but I’m kind of proud of myself. It will be two weeks tomorrow and except wondering if someone snuck some shredded crab into my pasta sauce at a restaurant on Friday night, I have eaten nothing that has a face for two weeks!

Cravings are present, but minimal. And I am finding that since I am eating extremely healthily, I do not feel guilty at all if I have a treat every few days. Not a huge one, but something that feels treat-ish.

I am also down 7 pounds as of this morning! Whoo!

So, on we go. I need more recipes and would love cookbook suggestions if you got ’em!

Today is going well. I’m not craving meat yet, which is good. I had oatmeal for breakfast, a couple of bananas and a vegetarian burrito for lunch. As I was eating it, I read the ingredients and saw that it contained casein (a milk protein). Crap.  Oh well, all I can do is read labels more carefully. Other than that it was good. The cheese was soy cheese and with the beans and rice it was pretty tasty.

And I’m only allowing myself Diet Coke during work hours. Water only at home. I’m trying to figure out why I’m not sleeping well, so I’m cutting the caffiene earlier than usual. Downside? I’m going to the bathroom every 20 minutes. I’ll probably drop 5 pounds in water very quickly.

I need to get a good vegetarian cookbook. I have no idea what I’m going to have for dinner.

Being a little heavier than I would like to be, and being the avid reader that I am, I am always on the look out for a good motivational diet book. So, I’m hanging out a Borders while Kiddo is at football practice and happen across a copy of Skinny Bitch. I have to tell you, I wasn’t a huge fan. I love chick lit and humor. But I think that they could have achieved all the wonderful snark without so many foul words. And I’m not a prude. I’ve been known to drop an f-bomb here and there. But it was a bit much and started to seem gimmicky.

However, something made me plow on. They have some good points. Use common sense. You know what is good for you and what is awful. Don’t smoke. Curb the drinking. Sugar is the Devil. All of that. What I didn’t expect and what has affected me deeply were their chapters on the horrors of the meat, poultry and fish industry. I won’t go into specifics here, because you might be eating whilst reading, but I was horrified and sickened by what I read. And they had reliable sources for everything they quoted. They didn’t seem like puffy headed celebs who don’t know what they are talking about at all. Or hard core PETA people. All the PETA people I have personally met can get quite mean. (I know that there are nice ones out there, but I live in KFC central. We attract the mean ones)

It has taken me all day to tamp down the nausea. And I don’t think that I’ll ever eat meat again. Or eggs. Or cheese. But I’m taking it one day at a time. I have a horrible sugar addiction that I’m trying to break, too. This could get ugly.

So, I’m going to blog about my quest. Every headache, mood swing, withdrawal symptom that I experience. Maybe I’ll lose a little weight. Maybe I’ll avoid the colon cancer that is rampant in my family.

Off we go!
I want to go hug a cow.

I am offering FREE SHIPPING on this item today.

The Runway

The Runway by ElizaLeigh

As for who I hope wins? I’m not sure. I have liked each one of their pieces throuout the season.
So, whomever! It will be fun to watch!

Quick post for now, but had to hop on here to show you this fabulous pet toy!

Catnip Eyeballs!

Catnip Eyeballs(2)

Catnip Eyeballs by Hannapt

Click the pic to get to the shop and buy some for your beloved kitty!
But maybe not the type you would expect.
We got Goth Demon Bunnies…
Gothic Demon and Bunny Friend Plush By Tragic Stitches

Gothic Demon & Bunny Friend by TragicStichesCute Stripy Bunnies...Blob the Bunny by Crafty Hedgehog

Oh so scaaaarrryy bunnies…bwahaaahaaahhaaa…

Frankenbunny by StarMonkey

Sweet bunnies…
Baby Hare Sally      Soft Sculpture

Bunny Sally by Dragon House of Yuen

And….”bunnies what swear!”
Upset Blue Oh Sh.t Bunny
Upset Blue Oh S*** Bunny by Spidercamp
All adorable and all in need of a good home. Please click on the bunnies above and learn how one person can give a bunny a good home. Thanks. You matter.

I am offering FREE SHIPPING on my Dressmaker Pillow all day today.

The Dressmaker - FREE SHIPPING ON THIS ITEM 10/10

Check it out! It’s so pretty!

I want to say thank you to my favorite and most helpful Etsy suppliers.  So, one by one, I am going to feature them here for all the world to see.

First off, there is Tiffany of Lucky Kaeru Fabric and Supplies. She has been wonderful. Fast shipping, great communication, reasonable prices and she will do custom orders for me without hesitation. She has truly been part of my business and will be for a long time in the future.

Check out some of her items! She carries a mix from top designers to quirky favorites to imports!

Thanks Tiffany!

Erin McMorris Floral Swirl Purple Fabric - By the Yard  Robert Kaufman Another Iota Cocoa Circles Fabric - By the Yard  Michael Miller Merryville Tot Town Fabric- By the Yard  Cute Animal Patchwork Japanese Fabric Half Yard

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