If you are reading this post first-
you might want to also read part one
Aidan (a.k.a Bubba, Bubba-Bean, Bubs) entered our lives 10 years ago.
And although his "attitude" shown in the photo looks rather horrid-
he is the most loving, charismatic & gifted boy. I write about Aidan the most
because unlike his brother & sister, he still lives at home.
He gets caught in mommy's camera crossfire.
I'm not a writer. So why do I blog?
Having a blog is a great way to connect with others, and meet others
who share similar interests. A blog also helps show the real me.
That I am a silly, messy, creative girl, stuck in a 40-something body.
What I want you to know is this...
I almost quit working with polymer clay the first week of giving it a try.
I hated it.... despised it! I thought it was boring.
But my sister, who had been crafting with polymer clay for several years begged me not to quit. I am so glad I stuck with it... because it wasn't shortly thereafter that "it" hit me. I could see in my mind, how to create shapes into beautiful things. Shortly, I started creating mermaids, ballerinas & princesses-
I was hooked!
(Our aunt was a very talented, successful clay artist)
(a few of my very first designs)
One of my wishes is that this blog will be a place for you to stop in and say hi- we have "this" in common, or "that" in common... or that you might take away with you; a fun tutorial.
Like I mentioned earlier... I am not a writer. So forgive me if I misspell a word or if my posts are full of grammar errors. I just want this blog to be a positive place to share :)
Right now what I am most grateful for, is that I have been extremely blessed to turn my passion into a business. The past two years, I've taken on the responsibility of our family's sole provider. Not necessarily by choice, but out of necessity. The economy has not been kind to my hubby's line of work. Because of the financial burden, I've included hand stamped sterling silver jewelry designs into my little company.
Being our family's primary provider has been a BIG struggle for me (did I mention BIG??). On bad days, I feel like giving up & getting a real job. Just the other day I wanted to crawl up into a little ball & wait for the waiting to be over...if that makes any sense to you? But most days, my job brings me joy & fulfillment. Seriously...?
I can't imagine a day without Creme de la Gems.
I've kept my faith and will keep my faith (at times by a thread). But I know the waiting will end.
HE never gives us more than we can handle, right?
One last thing......