Wednesday, August 24, 2016

End of Summer

Hello! I only have time for a quick post. I'm overwhelmed with getting ready to go back to school, writing projects, life, etc.


Also, damn it's hot!

See my previous post for Wicked Awesome Wednesday features.

I won't be able to do the blog party this week...please come back next Wednesday, August 31st for the next blog party.

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Wicked Awesome Wednesday #270

It's time for Wicked Awesome Wednesday #270.


It's soooo hot out there! Very humid up here. Running the AC a lot. Lots of summer activities going on here, we're trying to cram everything in before school starts.


Liza at Views from the Ville shared her recipe for the ultimate stuffed shells.

Amy from Teach Mama showed us how to make homemade butter.


Kristi & Kelly from Lolly Jane Blog shared their farmhouse chic dining room shelves.

Linda from Paper Seedlings made a starfish friend card.

Tarah from Grandma's House DIY made a jewelry cabinet out of a $9 mirror.

Leanna from of faeries & fauna craft co showed us her fall mason jar display.

If you've been featured, feel free to grab our "I've been Featured" button:

You can link crafts, recipes, sewing projects, home decor, gardening, renovations, etc. Something YOU made or did.
*Please post no more than THREE projects per blog.
* Link to your specific post.
* Please add our button or blog link to your post or sidebar.
* Giveaways, ads, or off-topic entries will be deleted.

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Wicked Awesome Wednesday #269

It's time for Wicked Awesome Wednesday #269.


Crisis averted. Handy Man helped me research and figure out how to renew my domain for another year. Way to make it easy on us, Blogger. *eyeroll* That was scary, seeing a big red "SUSPENDED" next to my blog on the dashboard. Yeesh.

I heart vegetables shared a recipe for creamy feta stuffed peppers.

Thelma from Thelma's Days gave us a tour of her pretty flower garden.

The Dedicated House showed us how she used wrapped books to decorate.

Tania from Farragoz shared a tutorial for upcycling a lamp.

Amy from Teach Mama showed us how to make homemade butter.

If you've been featured, feel free to grab our "I've been Featured" button:

You can link crafts, recipes, sewing projects, home decor, gardening, renovations, etc. Something YOU made or did.
*Please post no more than THREE projects per blog.
* Link to your specific post.
* Please add our button or blog link to your post or sidebar.
* Giveaways, ads, or off-topic entries will be deleted.

Sunday, August 7, 2016

PLEASE READ THIS POST.

I'm writing this on Sunday, August 7th. This blog comes up for renewal in August, and blogger is not making it easy. I won't bore you with the details, but I'm having a hard time finding the place to renew. Blogger changed things and added several new layers of aggravation. Handy Man looked it over, we still can't figure it out. I've sent a question to their help (eyeroll), and will be asking on the message boards. 

I've already gotten an email saying this blog is "suspended," but I can still get into it for now. I do not want this blog to lapse, I have been working on this for seven years. I've had over a million page views, published over 500 posts, and met tons of great readers and friends. 

But if Handy Man, Crafty Woman does kick the bucket before I can save it, there are other places to follow me. (These are all listed on my sidebar.)

Handy Man, Crafty Woman Facebook Page. You'll have to hover over "like" and select "see first" to see all posts.

My Twitter account. Where I post some DIY things, but it's turned into an account for readers, other writers, and people who just love romance novels. All future books and other projects will be announced on Twitter.

I have several different boards in Pinterest, and some of you already follow me there. I have DIY, reading and book boards.

My romance author site, which is woefully in need of updating. Yes, I also write kissy books, which I've talked about on here under the category "writing." I'm working on three books, and they probably won't be released until 2018...which seems like it's ages away, but I'll blink and it'll be 2018.

Please note: This is NOT a grab for Facebook or Twitter followers, or a ploy to sell books. Those of you who have read this blog for a long time know that's not how roll. Remember: I have no books to sell yet and won't for a while. I'm the laziest marketer on the planet, and prefer to let readers find my social media accounts after finding this blog. I didn't want to write this post, but wanted to leave a warning where others might see it, since I don't want to lose any of you! 

I've posted about my writing projects (see the sidebar), but this blog is for the blog party and DIY-related posts, and I intend to keep it that way. But I'm feeling despair at the idea of losing any readers who want to keep up with me and my projects. If you want to make sure you keep track of me, you can follow me on one of the other sites I listed, just in case. 

I will update here when/if I can. Anyone else having trouble with this? I truly feel sick at the idea of losing this blog. 
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