For a while Raoul had asked me to make a Tunesday Tuesday post about one of our favorite bands, the Softies. The Softies are Rose and Jen, and together they make the sweetest, dare I say "softest" music around. I have loved them since my college days, and I still play their albums on heavy rotation. I have seen them play a few times "back in the day," and each time it was a real treat. I even saw them open for Superchunk! I will never forget it cos someone yelled "turn up the drums!" and well, the Softies are simply two girls and their guitars!
Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Time sure is flying over here at the Ranch! Last week was Thanksgiving, and the week before that was the ICE Atlanta holiday market! We had two very busy days and had so much fun this year. In the morning and saw the long line forming to get into ICE. The early bird shoppers all got goodie bags! That line went all the way around the block!Let's take a look.
While people waited in line, they also got some coffee and other goodies from Ursa Minor Coffee, a rolling café from Asheville, North Carolina. I had a hot chocolate and Raoul had a mango smoothie. Both were delish and was a great treat to have during a busy holdiay-filled day.
Here is our table display! We were so close to the door, everyone kept telling us we were the "Welcome Committee."
Here are some of our friend's tables from ICE.
Glue and Glitter is our friend Becky. She makes lovely aprons with cupcakes, lunch bags, and cup gloves all from recycled and vintage materials. She is the best at finding really cute fabrics and making them into wonderful things!
Fernworks and Marisol Spoon were our neighbors at the craft show. They both had some beautiful works of art at their tables, some were wearable, too.
This baby train made it all the way up the stairs! We were amazed they made it, but we never saw them leave. I wonder how they made it out of ICE?
I did a little bit of shopping myself! I did get some Sea is for Caramel chocolate bars by Sweet Teeth, a candy company in South Carolina. Yummy!
Monday, November 28, 2011
Here are some Oreo and Jumbles pictures. I thought it has been a while since we have seen some Snuggle Bunny Monday!
Ore and Jumbles are good friends, as you can tell. They often groom one another and cuddle very close to each other. Jumbles has been at our home since April and he is really making himself at home. He is getting more used to me petting him and he also does not mind when I kiss him. He is so soft! I love these bunnies.
Sunday, November 27, 2011
Saturday, November 26, 2011
Please check out one of my favorite blogs, the Dainty Squid. The other day Kaylah featured my Happy Acorn Wood Pin in one of her fashion photo shoots. All of these photos belong to Kaylah and are used from her blog. Aren't they gorgeous? Isn't Kaylah the most adorable gal you have ever seen? Here are some more of her pictures.
I really love the color of this sweater with the vintage dress that she is wearing in this photo. Perfect for autumn and winter.
So please check out the Dainty Squid and Shoppe Sugar Cookie for more handmade goodies!
Friday, November 25, 2011
Thursday, November 17, 2011
Monday, November 14, 2011
We will be a some fabulous holiday markets this season, so please come by and say hi. It is always fun to meet everyone and see what they make in person. First one is ICE Atlanta and takes place on Saturday, November 19 and Sunday, November 20, and that is at Ambient Plus Studio. Early birds get swag bags on both days!
ICE Atlanta is also having another Pop Up Shop this year. It opens on December 1 and ends on the 24. This year it is inside of Criminal Records, so not only can you come in and buy handmade gifts, you can also buy some cool comics and records to boot! Maybe they will even have a band playing in-store that day, too. What fun!
Another shop I am participating in this year is Craftland. This one is located in downtown Providence, Rhode Island. So all my northern friends can go check out all the goodies at that holiday sale. I heard it is very good!
We will have a table at Chatty Crafty in Chattanooga, Tennessee! So if you miss us at these other sales, you can come see our handmade craft goodies at this one. Check it out, Chatty!