Author Archives: MarvyMaike

Trick or Treat, or both?

I must say I don’t wait for Halloween to treat myself. I’ll accept or acquire a piece of chocolate year-round! It seems this week I’m navigating some trickiness though, with all the books I’m reading from the library. Preparing for the business end of a crafty venture with all its caveats can be creepy. Knowing […]

Happy Birthday Suze!

In 2007 I took a class that changed my life-although I didn’t know it at the time. Suze Weinberg introduced me to UTEE, and a whole new world of crafting opened up to me. Today is Suze’s birthday, but if you read her blog you’d think every day is her birthday. If anyone knows joie […]

Transitions

I heart Fall The weather has been amazing the past two weekends, and so has the progression of colors and tree-phases. The golden glow From green to yellow to red … to baring it all While there is a long process leading up to this transition, sometimes it can all occur within a week. (the […]

Synergies

As a child, you can’t wait to be a grown up—like your parents Then you decide you don’t want to be ANYTHING like your parents at all. But today I realized my parents’ hobbies do influence mine (whaaat!?). 😉 They become inspiration … and synergies are born One man’s discards become a new recipient’s treasured […]

9/28 re-post “Live imperfectly with great delight”

This is the quote on my T-shirt that was donated by Curly Girl Designs to the Creative Connection Event — in a box “containing peace and love” :-). For a perfectionist like me, it is a great reminder that not everything has to be perfect. Like this blog. People have been encouraging me to start a blog […]

Trusting the Universe–gradually

“If you follow your bliss, you put yourself on a kind of track that has been there all the while, waiting for you, and the life that you ought to be living is the one you are living. Wherever you are, if you are following your bliss, you are enjoying that refreshment, that life within […]