Author Archive | Janine

Quinoa Cookies

Baking for my Granddaughter

  My granddaughter was over this weekend. Such a wonderful time! But I have diet restrictions (gluten-free) and so does she (no dairy or eggs)! This grandma wanted to bake for her girl. Thankfully, I found a recipe on the back of the quinoa flakes box. It called for butter but no eggs and no […]

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Pearl and Leather Bracelet

Perfect Combo

I had fun making this special order bracelet today. Trying new combinations is partly what keeps me interested in making jewelry. There seems to be no end to the possibilities! Pearls were never something I liked very much in the past. When I was a kid, it seemed that pearls were only used in ultra […]

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Janine's Breakfast Smoothie

Breakfast Smoothie

I decided to make something different for breakfast. Due to health reasons, I can’t have most breakfast foods…wheat, corn, oats. So usually I eat eggs. Lately, I’ve gotten really tired of eggs. My hubby suggested a smoothie. But most smoothies are pretty sweet and I just can’t handle a lot of sweetness in the mornings. […]

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Today I worked on a Special Order. My customer wanted a dangle bracelet with lots of sparkle and chunkiness along with earrings to match. This was a blast to make! Swarovski Crystals, Pearls and Sterling Silver.

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It’s All Up Hill From Here

It’s all up hill. At least that is how it feels sometimes! This heat is something, isn’t it?! It seems to be getting everyone down…making life a little more difficult….causing health problems….slowing us down. Life is hard enough as it is. And just when you think you are catching a break and things are getting […]

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Love Me Necklace

“Love Me” Necklace

This handmade one-of-a-kind pendant declares the joy of LOVE. Each of us longs to be loved, just as we are. That’s the kind of love this necklace celebrate, real love. This necklace is a lovely shade of blue that is sure to be worn often! Fine silver handmade pendant, Sodalite, Lapis and Sterling silver Necklace. […]

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Sky Lights Necklace

Sky Lights Necklace

Psalm 19:1  “The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands.” My husband is an astronomer and we have spent quite a lot of time gazing into the night sky. It is truly amazing just how many beautiful stars and galaxies there are! And then there are all those […]

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Quarter Auction for the Nabrangpur Dream Center

I will be setting up a table with my jewelry at this event and 20% of my sales will go towards the Nabrangpur Dream Center in India. These Dream Centers are built by Good News India to rescue children who are identified as at risk of being forced into sexual slavery. This Quarter Auction event […]

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A Day in New Market

My Day in New Market, MD

Today I spent my time in New Market, MD. It was such a fun event with reenactors, moonbounce, rock climbing wall, pony rides, vendors and food. I met a lot of nice people.I made friends with Penny from Penny’s Plants and learned that the Citronella plant may help keep away stink bugs. Then I sold […]

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