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Gone to the dogs!


OMG May is gone!

Time to regroup and see where my days are going. Looking back over the month of May I’ve not been very productive at the torch. The one thing I did make were some funny faces for Beads of… Read More

Feature Friday – Valley Creek Studio

I’m starting something new this Friday called “Feature Friday” and will be featuring different shops and artist each Friday.  Even though I have a love for glass I will be featuring artist from all medias.     Valley… Read More

Wordless Wednesday Weekly Pet Photo

                        The Kiss      

Key Lime Pie – Easy, Fast, No Cook

My parents owned a restaurant in Key Largo, Florida for 25 years and we made a lot of  Key Lime pies. You can buy bottled lime juice, but if you are lucky enough to get fresh it’s worth… Read More

Red, White and Blue

This being Memorial Day weekend and 4th of July around the corner I’ve been feeling a little patriotic.             These and other Red, White and Blue Beads are available at IslandTop Glass Art.

Self Portrait — Oh no!!

  A while back all the girls in my glass group were doing goddess beads. I do like them but not my thing to make I thought I would give it a try. Well, it really turned into my… Read More

How many dots does it take to make a bead?

    Available at my Esty Shop      IslandTop Glass Art      

Naples – Copper Green, Ivory and Brown Sets

      I really like making my sets with focals you can see this set along with others at my Esty shop PaulaNC           I’ve made two necklaces with this bead design available… Read More

Wordless Wednesday Weekly Pet Photo

Tasty Tuesday – Classic Chocolate Oatmeal Cookie

  Classic Chocolate Oatmeal Cookie All time favorite at our house.         1 cup shortening or butter ¾ cup packed brown sugar ¾ cup white sugar 2 eggs 1 ½ cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon… Read More

Out of the storm comes a rainbow.

I was invited to a party on Saturday and sitting home on a rainy day not really wanting to go,  I grumbled and mumbled my way to the party.  Once there I had a good time with some… Read More