Yes, it's me. Did you notice I was gone? Probably not, but that's okay. I've decided to pass through the gates of bloglandia once more! I didn't get my hand stamped last time, so I've begun with a new name, fresh start, and ready to talk about crafting. Boy, there was a day when I *hated* being called crafty. Artsy, talented--anything but crafty. It was a word associated with being less than creative and more with macrame and decorated jelly jar lids. But now, in the midst of the digital age, people are returning to handmade. I started speckled hen almost a year ago..opened up an etsy shop, listed a few items, held my breath, and....yay! things sold. It's been the most amazing experience to make what I want, when I want and sell it, too. I'm still in awe of the leaders of the handmade movement. People who have blogged for ages and inspired newbies like myself to embrace being crafty. Creating, expressing, sharing and being excited by making things has made me a better mom, wife and person in general.
Keep your hands and arms inside the ride at all times! Here we go! Wahoo!