A Tale of Two Apple Festivals

I live in the North Carolina Mountains in the town of Hendersonville. There’s so very many reasons for people to visit our area but the annual apple festival probably brings the most people to town. Just before the leaves put on their colorful display, we celebrate the gold, red and pink colored fruit that drives […]

Tutorial Thursday

Hi Everyone! I’m so excited to start what will hopefully be a new tradition at Blog About Crafts – Tutorial Thursday! On Thursdays, up to 10 crafters and artisans participating on Crafty Tips will have one of their latest totally terrific tutorials showcased here to help inspire everyone to create more wonderful things and visit […]

Where’s the passion?

There’s a number of television and radio commercials in our area that leave me asking the question where’s the passion. They are for legal firms and leave me wondering why anyone would ever consider hiring those firms to represent them. The feature one or more of the lawyers facing the camera and in a flat […]

I Dreamed A Dream

I dreamed a dream that people were judged by their talents and personality and not their appearance. I dreamed a dream that there would be one of those talent shows where the contestants were hidden from view and we had to judge them purely upon their ability. While neither dream has completely come true, this […]

Unconventional Easter

Easter Sunday in Western North Carolina was a glorious day. The weather has been quite unpredictable here this spring. It’s normal for this area to see a last gasp of wintry weather in April. But, this year has been a mix of terribly dull, dreary gray days – some rainy, others just looking like it […]

My Naked Birthday Cake

Today’s such a big day! It’s the day Elvis Presley was born. And it also just happens to be the day I was born. I spoke to someone who will hopefully become a new client while Mom was busy following that birthday tradition of baking a cake. Overall, the day held a great deal of […]

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