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WHEW!  It’s blowing outside, and hard!  There’s quite a bit of snow; hard to tell because of all of the wind.  Kind of exciting, especially since the temps next week are going to be fine.  When my eyes popped open this morning, I hopped out of bed so I could get my coffee going, just in case the power goes…I was successful so I’m going to give this blog thing a shot while all the boys are still in bed and the internet is still functioning.  😉

So…we moved our little business to Etsy as well a couple of days ago; you can find us here.  I would hugely appreciate it if you could give us a little love over there; it’s so very, very easy to get buried immediately at Etsy.  I’ll be stocking the shop here and there over the course of the next few weeks…OH do we have some fun ideas this year! By the way; THIS is the year that dad leaves his teaching job so we can go big guns with the business.  What an adventure this is going to be! Your help in spreading the word is going to be invaluable to us!

First off this morning, we’ve befriended Sam over at Atkinson Drive, and she had us laser something for her kitchen; I think it’s adorable…go check it out here. Custom is so fun. I just adore working with amazing people!

Alright; for one of our latest projects, we’ve delved into the world of jewelry; we are really very excited about it.  One of our retailers gave it a trial run and sold right out and reordered…wahoo!  We took it to another store last week and we had an immediate order there as well.  {squeal!}

The little pendants are made from cherry and maple.  EVERYTHING (minus growing the trees) is done in-house…we buy the wood from the local sawmill and cut and sand and seal and finish and laser it all.  They are little labors of love! Are you ready for pictures?  🙂

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So…obviously you can dress them up or down…even layer them if you want.  I’ve done a massive amount of jewelry price research, and we decided to introduce them at $28…a really fair deal for the amount of work that goes into them.

So, I’d love your input; we have a little sailboat and anchor…I’m thinking a cross and a cowboy boot would be cute as well.  Can you think of another image that might work?  We’d love to hear…we get some of our best ideas from our customers.

 Looks like I can post this thing after all…power is still on and the boys are still asleep; it’s a miracle!

Stay safe, New Englanders!