4/8/11

Link Up the Love

So I've been thinking about this post for about two days knowing that I wanted to do it but not sure how I wanted it to go....
I'm joining a great group of people from over at K Andrew's blog, http://www.gettingcricky.com/ this week K asked us to "Link up the love" because the bloggy world has become a bit impersonable and we don't always take the time to get to know the person behind the post. I agree with her and admit that I am even guilty of not always leaving a comment even when I think a project is faboulous because I think the person won't notice or I'm short on time. I have made a vow to be better! It only takes a few seconds and it could make the persons day, I know that I ALWAYS smile when I get a comment :)

So instead of a project in todays post I'm going to tell you a little more about me, the person behind the post, and hope you will browse and enjoy the projects in the posts below.

...Most of you already know my name is Becky, lol, so I'll skip the obvious. What you may not know about me is why I have a small, ok big, affection for squirrels (but I'm sure you can tell from my blog) This affection stems back to my college days when my friends told me that I had the personality of a squirrel. Now this involved a lot of drinking, come on it was college, but it stuck and it became my licence plate and I now have little squirrel knick knacks all over my house. They have kind of become my mascot and they always make me smile. I think it may be my way of hanging on to my college days and staying close with those friends who so long ago gave me that nick name without knowing how far it would go :)

I also love to browse antique shops for fun. Now that doesn't happen to often anymore with little ones you know little hands and breakables are not always a good combination. But when I need an escape every once in a while I will find an antique shop and get lost. I am usually looking for buttons or things I can incorporate in my crafty creations. But I also like to collect things to decorate my craft room with. In some of the pictures below you will see some of the vintage thread spools that I found on one of my last trips. I also found this adorable little cast iron stove that I couldn't pass up. It now adorns the shelf in my new scrap room.

But the most important thing about me above and beyond my crafting passion is that I am the mom to the two most wonderful and beautiful boys in the whole wide world! They are the light of my life and they keep me going every day and recently I was fortunate enough to be given the chance to stay home with them again.


There is a ton more I could tell you a ton more about me but this post is getting a bit long winded. So now I would love it if you would all play along with us and join the rest of us in "Linking up the Love".

All you have to do is add your link to this list and don't forget to stop by K Andrew's blog.







 
Thanks for reading tonight!


17 comments:

Sweet Magnolia Rose said...

Hi Friend,
Just wanted to let my linky friends know I decided to give away my two Cricut Cake machines. I will no longer be using them  If you would like a chance to win them head over to my blog. The drawing is in 7 days…Good Luck to those who enter 

Mistyrose
sweetmagnoliarose.blogspot

Rachel Miller said...

Hi, I'm a new follower over from KAndrews Linky Love Party! Can't wait to see what you have in store for us and to get to know more about you and your crafting projects.

Rachel Miller
http://rachelspapercrafts.blogspot.com
http://rachelluvs2craft.stampinup.net
rachelspapercrafts (at) ymail (dot) com

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Cindy said...

Love your blog!! I have become a FB follower, but I have to wait until I get home from work to be a blogger follower.(won't let me here)

Raven said...

I enjoyed reading your post and I really like to colors of your blog. I'm also a new follower.

http://feralscraps.blogspot.com/

myapyapooh said...

Very nice blog, loved looking at your card projects

lovemypaper said...

Hello I'm a new follower from the love link up party. Just stopping in to say hello very nice blog!

Trish and Treasure said...

Hi, I'm just popping in to meet you. I'm a new follower and I'm here on the Love Link Up Party from K Andrews.Have a great day. Hope to see you over at mine!
Hugs from Gold Coast, Australia
Trish Munro
http://trishandtreasure.blogspot.com/

Lisa said...

Awesome blog - I'm a new follower...stopping by from K Andrews love link up party! If you get a chance, I'd love for you to stop by mine and follow as well :)

http://indymermaid.blogspot.com

Tanya said...

Hi there.. I'm dropping in via the linking party. I'm your newest follower and would love to have you visit me when you have time. Have a great day!!!

Hugs,
Tanya

M.M. DeZigns said...

I'm here for the party & am your newest follower!

Feel free to stop by my blog & join my quest (and possibly win some sweet blog candy!) ~ http://mmdezigns.blogspot.com

Cheryl said...

You have such a cute blog. I am a new follower through the Link the Love party ... come visit me at my blog sometime. :)

www.seeitsnapitscrapit.blogspot.com

Cheryl

The EmBellished Card - Belinda said...

Hi there! I am a new follower of your blog through the Love Link Up Party. Please stop by my blog and become a follower:
http://theembellishedcard.blogspot.com/
Blessings!

Kathy's-Krafts said...

I am now a follower via the link up party. I love vintage items as well. Looking forward to exploring your blog.
http://kathyskraftsandmore.blogspot.com/

michelle said...

hi
im from the love linkin blog hop...finally getting through the HUGE list of great blogs to follow
have a great weekend!

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Rhonda Miller said...

Hi, I'm a new follower through the link up party.